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La Batterie d'Azeville (Azeville gun battery)

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Fascinating Site

One of my favourite sites on our trip to Normandy. Not advertised well or known about much so had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
annapmclarke
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Dublin, Ireland
Extensive, well maintained and bonus swift nests

By far the best battery in the area due to its size and condition. The audio guide is very good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
chowso
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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La rue d'Azeville, 50310 Azeville, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The only original German batteries still available for visitation. Free of charge (parking or entering). Take your time to visit it and walk around the batteries.

Thank Umekita
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I spent a couple of hours exploring this underrated museum with a hand held ear narrative speaker which you get at entrance for €8 this was probably my favourite place on my visit to Normandy and it's doesn't seem well known it's only 7 km...More

Thank Barnold45
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Can't understand why this place was so quiet, it is fantastic. We visited many museums whilst in Normandy but this was my favourite. All seven in our group found this really interesting. Included in the small entry charge is a hand held audio tour device....More

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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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