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La Batterie d'Azeville (Azeville gun battery)

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Well worth the visit.

Our focus for our visit to Normandy was to visit as many of the German defensive positions as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Frank M
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Ontario, Canada
Hidden gem and entrance.

The first thing to find is the ticket office. Having parked for free in the large gravel area you... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
mike d
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La rue d'Azeville, 50310 Azeville, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our focus for our visit to Normandy was to visit as many of the German defensive positions as possible and we are glad we picked this to be one of them. Not well known or mainstream but the bunkers were impressive.

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The first thing to find is the ticket office. Having parked for free in the large gravel area you must make your way back towards the road and the office is located down inside the bunker on your right. The is a small note on...More

Thank mike d
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

See concrete bunkers built to support 4 German artillery cannons used to sink at least one US destroyer on D-day. A shell fired from a battleship hit the rear wall of one of the bunkers and went through 1’ of concrete. Then it ricocheted off...More

Thank Dee O
Reviewed 3 July 2018

One of my favourite sites on our trip to Normandy. Not advertised well or known about much so had to convince our little group it was worth a visit. Everyone was so glad I talked them into it. Tunnels were a big hit with kids...More

Thank annapmclarke
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

By far the best battery in the area due to its size and condition. The audio guide is very good, and had we not been on our way to a ferry, we would have spent longer than an hour exploring it all. Really interesting to...More

Thank chowso
Reviewed 26 May 2018

My wife and I visited this site eleven years ago, and it was impressive. We went back again during this visit and were blown away! The entire battery has been restored and refurbished. The audio tour is superior and the staff was most helpful. The...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Incredible mass of concrete, you can see semi-collapsed battery equipped with preserved gun. Also there is a very nice museum describing the history of the battery. Text guide is available in English language. Visited in 9/2012

Thank JaroslavNecas
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Spent a good hour here exploring the many passageways and rooms. The hand held guide was very imformative and the admission price very reasonable. However many of the tunnels are quite dark so if you don't like confined spaces explore outside the battery. There are...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Worth the stop-off but maybe not visit if it is all you want to see. I was too late for film so just looked around. Good info on signs.

Thank saeb38
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This attraction is on the D 514 coast road and really is a must see. There is ample free parking for visitors, a Tourist Information office and alongside a small bar for snacks and drinks. The battery positions are very accessible, still containing the guns...More

Thank Derek W
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DebAndy1
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Response from Albatross199 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Debbie and Andy (I presume), While it is not easy finding the museum's website, I did find a page that seems to contain the information you are looking for by typing in the French spelling of the site name in Google (la... More
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