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Carrière Wellington

Rue Arthur Deletoille, 62000 Arras, France

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Memorials

About Carrière Wellington

The Wellington quarry is a memorial site for the First World War located in Arras , in the Pas-de-Calais department . This network of underground galleries played a major role in the capture of the German lines and saved the lives of many Allied soldiers by making them pass through the basement. It is part of the 19 kilometers that make up the underground quarries of Arras.



Attractions near Carrière Wellington

Canadian National Vimy Memorial11.06km from Carrière Wellington

A huge memorial site in France which was dedicated to the memory of Canadian Expeditionary Force members killed during the First World War. The monument is the centrepiece of the 250 acres preserved battlefield park, which has a lot of war history to say.  It was built by the renowned designer  Walter Seymour Allward. It was one of the prime attractions in this area and also it says the war history of France.

Louvre-Lens Museum16.87km from Carrière Wellington

The Louvre-Lens is an art museum located in Lens, Pas-de-Calais, Northern France, about 200 kilometers north of Paris. It shows objects from the collections of the Musée du Louvre on loan to the gallery on a medium or long term. The Louvre-Lens annex is part of an effort to provide access to French cultural institutions for people living outside of Paris. Although the museum maintains close institutional ties with the Louvre, it is mainly funded by the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region.

Arboretum d'Olhain22.46km from Carrière Wellington

The Arboretum of Olhain is an arboretum of 2 hectares of extension, which is located between Maisnil-les-Ruitz and Fresnicourt-le-Dolmen, France. It is a departmental park of nature and recreation of Olhain, a natural space focused on leisure and tourism, is located in the territory of Maisnil-les-Ruitz. Currently, this park represents 450 hectares of forest and its many recreational sports facilities and so more.

Musée d'histoire naturelle de Lille43.39km from Carrière Wellington

The Lille Natural History Museum is a French natural history museum located rue de Bruxelles, in the historic university district of Lille. Inaugurated in 1822 in the former Hôtel de Ville in Lille, it has been located in rue de Bruxelles since 1896. First built around a first zoological collection, he joined in the early xx th century a double set of geological collections, and in 1990 two new funds thus consist aujourd 'hui four main themes: naturalist, geological, ethnographic, and industrial

Palais des Beaux Arts43.68km from Carrière Wellington

One of the beautiful and richest french museums having collections of European paintings, drawings, a sculpture gallery, 17th-century ceramics and so more. The museum opened in 1809 and was initially housed in a church confiscated from the Récollets before being transferred to the city's town hall. It has collections of famous artists and also this place gives you a way to have a look at the ancient history of the french art.

Beffroi de Lille43.93km from Carrière Wellington

The City Hall Lille is located place Roger Salengro in the neighborhood Saint-Sauveur. It was classified as a historic monument in May 2002 and its belfry, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005. This site is served by the Mairie de Lille metro station.  Its belfry should not be confused with that of the Chamber of Commerce, also emblematic of the city of Lille. It is the tallest belfry in Europe.

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Hauts de France is the northernmost region of France. It is a popular tourist destination for visitors traveling to see the battlefields and memorials associated with the First and Second World Wars. The region also features many cultural and architectural treasures, majestic belfries that are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, castles,Gothic cathedralsa and beautiful landscapes.