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A journey to our history’s places of memory

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Land of Memory is a remembrance tourism destination located in the Greater Region (the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and parts of France, Belgium and Germany). The destination encompasses major historical sites from both world wars. Touring Land of Memory is an intense and instructive experience that speaks of hardship, courage and peace.

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  • A cross-border destination
  • A vast territory of memory
  • An exceptional natural environment
  • Events all year round

100 memorial sites
to visit

  • 12 Cemeteries
  • 7 Cities
  • 18 Forts
  • 27 Memorials
  • 12 Monuments
  • 39 Museums and exhibitions
  • 21 Trails
  • 5 Trenches
Discover the historical sites

Discover the history

There are many historical topics to explore in the Land of Memory. The destination offers historical itineraries for groups (school, private or association) and for individual visitors and families.

Topics historical

29 topics to explore
during your visit

The tourist itineraries

12 tours to discover
on Land of Memory

Experience Land of Memory

Through the journey of four student filmmakers and their professor who follow in the footsteps of their forefathers in the Land of Memory.

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Podcast Land Of Memory

The Land Of Memory podcast

10 exciting episodes to relive history.

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Drawing inspiration from heroes

Stories of courage and survival. Stories of 20th-century women and men.

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A family artifact in a shop window

Yanick Strauch finds an object that belonged to his great-grandfather during the Second World War on display in the Bastogne War Museum.

The Douaumont Monument: a symbolic structure

Thanks to the tower of the monument, the light of the ossuary is visible from 40 km away. It has a shape whose real symbolism is often unknown.

Fort Eben-Emal : a fatal soccer game

The soldiers met regularly to play soccer. They tried to entertain themselves between battles, but the game turned into a nightmare.

Discover Before the War, the Land of Memory board game

A game to discover the social, economic and political context and the major events that took place in the cross-border territory of Land of Memory (France - Belgium - Germany - Luxemburg) from the beginning of the 20th century until the construction of Europe.

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Currently in Land Of Memory

Find here all the latest information on the Land of Memory destination: the latest tours, exhibitions, interviews with specialists or historians, conferences, etc.

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Visit the Land Of Memory exhibition

A unique exhibition to discover the living conditions and the key events that took place in the cross-border territory of Land of Memory (France - Belgium - Germany - Luxembourg) between 1914 and 1945.

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Share your story

Do you have information about events experienced by your family during the world wars? By sharing your story, you will enrich our “Drawing inspiration from heroes” section.

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