Comines-Warneton is home to numerous touristic and cultural assets. Spending a day – or more – here is definitely a source of discovery.

Remembrance tourism plays a predominant role in our tourism offer, as Comines-Warneton was occupied by the British in the east (Ploegsteert sector) and the Germans in the west (Warneton and Comines sectors) during the four years of war.

Here are some highlights of our remembrance offer :

  • Interpretation Centre “Plugstreet 14-18” and its outstanding scenography as a way of better figuring out the outcomes of the conflict in our area
  • the impressive British Memorial in Ploegsteert with the names of 11,447 casualties with no known grave
  • Twenty British cemeteries peppered in the landscape and neighbouring woods as witnesses of the conflict harshness  in Ploegsteert sector
  • The Pionier Blockhaus 14-18, fit out as a small museum, as a witness of German occupation in Comines (on reservation)
  • Commemorative stones and plaques recalling some soldiers’ tragic destiny or great figures’ stay such as Winston Churchill, Bruce Bairnsfather …

Our group offers “One-day tourism”, “An unexpected encounter… Mlle from Armentières and Old Bill” and “Little Extras” will certainly enhance the undeniable appeal of these different visit options.

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