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Definitely a place of remembrance

Visited Ortona during a cruise around Italy and made a special trip to the Canadian War Cemetery... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Canadian Historical Memory

The impact visiting this site is mind blowing. The sacrifice that was made in this battle needs to... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Calgary, Canada
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Contrada San Donato, 66028, Ortona, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Ortona during a cruise around Italy and made a special trip to the Canadian War Cemetery just outside of town. It was a very moving experience; the rows on rows of well maintained white headstones listing the young men from all across Canada who...More

Thank Gregory'sGirl
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

The impact visiting this site is mind blowing. The sacrifice that was made in this battle needs to be remembered. We walked the battle route and then physically understood what these soldiers must have experienced.

Thank jackehill
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Very well-kept with lovely flowers. Important place to remember huge Canadian losses in 1943-1944. Well worth the visit.

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 22 October 2017

If you visit the Museo Battaglia de Ortona honoring Canadian soldiers participating and/or killed in this battle, you should follow it up with a visit to this cemetery. As with all military cemeteries around the world, this final resting place is well kept and inviting....More

Thank Clara1953
Reviewed 19 July 2017

If you are Ortona, you must vist the Moro Rivier Canadian War Cemetery. Like every Commonwealth cemetery, it is beautifully maintained and a fitting tribute to the 1615 soldiers (mostly Canadian) that are buried here. This is a good place to sit and reflect on...More

1  Thank Shaun P
Reviewed 9 June 2017

I am in my late 60's and was choking back the tears. Lest we forget. My wife met her uncle for the first time.

1  Thank Mike F
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The Moro River Canadian War Cemetery is a very beautiful immaculately maintained War Cemetery. There is a Cemetery registry and it is not difficult to find the grave location of a particular grave( also check out the Canadian virtual war memorial site). We found our...More

1  Thank LifeQuester
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Well kept by an Italian gent, who takes great pride in his work. If he is there when you visit, he will open up the church for you which was rebuilt by the Canadians after they flattened it.

Thank javron53250
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We visited this cemetery with the Grande Prairie Army Cadets tour of Italy with EF Tours. Beautiful place to visit and pay respects to the fallen.

Thank GGScottH
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a beautifully kept cemetery. Every grave stone was in perfect alignment, every blade of grass the perfect height. We met the caretaker, Francesco, and he was very nice to us. He took great pride in his work. It was so calm and peaceful...More

2  Thank bellaann2015
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