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Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial

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Beautiful and peaceful

My friend and I took the trip out to Draguignan from Nice. The drive was about an hour, and I would... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Beautiful and sobering memorial

The Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial is a wonderfully peaceful, beautiful place, and a touching... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Christopher C
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553 boulevard John Kennedy, 83300 Draguignan, France
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cemetery of the Soldiers who laid down their lives in the line of duty. Well maintained and managed. Co located with the large cantonment of French Army.. Anybody visiting this place may also have a look at the Artillery Museum nearby

Thank Piyush_sing
Reviewed 11 July 2018

My friend and I took the trip out to Draguignan from Nice. The drive was about an hour, and I would do it again without a doubt! The cemetery is beautiful, and meticulously well kept. At the very back of the cemetery is a beautiful...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

The Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial is a wonderfully peaceful, beautiful place, and a touching place to reflect on the sacrifice of those who liberated Europe. The most striking aspect of this cemetery isn’t the number of headstones, as it is in Normandy, but the...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Still a little jet-lagged, took a short trip to the Rhône American Cemetery in Draguignan. Buried there are about a thousand men and women that died during the southern invasion of Europe in August 1944. What was supposed to be a quick stop and lunch...More

Thank rickevans
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Very emotional, very beautiful. If you are near this cemetery, you must visit. Our tour guides were absolutely amazing.

Thank SarahOkie
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We have visited a number of the American cemeteries overseas - I loved how this one had an interactive book for kids and adults to take out and find certain things in the cemetery, complete with stories on the soldiers buried there - the average...More

Thank Tammy D
Reviewed 14 September 2017

As are all places where fallen soldiers are remembered this is beautifully maintained and staffed by English speaking staff. Frequent tours are conducted for visiting groups with explanations of how some of those interred here fell in battle. Not huge in comparison to some memorial...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This cemetery is quite small but extremely moving. We visited on Mother's Day and a tour group had left single long stemmed roses on several graves. This is a stop that is worth your time and is a very well maintained site.

Thank Aqua456
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Most impressive reminder of those who gave so much for our freedom, but also helps to understand the tactics and geography of regaining lost territory for re-establishing the Frnch nation.

Thank rodneyjoyce
Reviewed 14 April 2017

One of the smaller cemeteries, but well worth the stop. Allison running the cemetery is very enthusiastic about her charge, and they make a real effort to make visitors and surviving family members feel welcome.

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