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Nécropole Nationale "La Crouée"

Historical sites and monuments, Necropolises in Souain-Perthes-lès-Hurlus
  • The Crouée cemetery is the largest necropolis in the Marne region. It brings together more than 30,000 bodies over approximately 60,000 square meters.

    A long alley lined with trees leads to the cemeteries laid out on the heights dominating the village.

    Other cemeteries are visible on the territory of Souain.
    That of the 28th brigade and its astonishing tombs reminiscent of Celtic cromlechs surrounds a large limestone cross.
    The small cemetery of the Opera is also accessible by a road...
    The Crouée cemetery is the largest necropolis in the Marne region. It brings together more than 30,000 bodies over approximately 60,000 square meters.

    A long alley lined with trees leads to the cemeteries laid out on the heights dominating the village.

    Other cemeteries are visible on the territory of Souain.
    That of the 28th brigade and its astonishing tombs reminiscent of Celtic cromlechs surrounds a large limestone cross.
    The small cemetery of the Opera is also accessible by a road abutting on the enclosure of the Camp de Suippes.