Souchez is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais département in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.
Souchez is a farming town, some north of Arras
, at the junction of the D937, D57 and D58 roads. The small river Souchez, a tributary of the Deûle
, flows through the town.
Places of interest
- The Basilica de Notre-Dame-de-Lorette, built in 1932, by the architect Louis Cordonnier. It overlooks Souchez, but is in fact located on the territory of the neighboring commune Ablain-Saint-Nazaire.
- The church of St.Nicolas, rebuilt, as was most of the village, after World War I.
- The French and Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries.
- The war memorials.
- The museum and the Centre Européen de la Paix, all about the First World War