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La Batterie d'Azeville (Azeville gun battery)

La rue d'Azeville, Azeville, France
+33 2 33 40 63 05
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This is a MUST SEE attraction when visiting the Normandy beaches

This attraction is on the D 514 coast road and really is a must see. There is ample free parking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Derek W
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Prescot, United Kingdom
This is a must see!

The only original German batteries still available for visitation. Free of charge (parking or... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Umekita
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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La rue d'Azeville, Azeville, France
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+33 2 33 40 63 05
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank CMCCC
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Under ground tunnels to explore with audio which tells you all about the battery and history. Very interesting.

Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This battery is in the middle of the countryside and was seen as a vital part of the Atlantic Wall. A self-guided audio tour allows you to discover the history of the battery and it's role during the events of June 1944. The tour takes...More

1  Thank Janet B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Very interesting place to visit if you are interested in WW2. There's quite a lot of tunnels and you are free to roam inside all the bunkers. There's also a good audio guide in lots of languages. Very friendly lady at the reception desk.

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Had the plans of visiting one of the batteries above Sainte Mere Eglise, our sons thought this would be the most interesting one. And it turned out to be!. Perfect tour available in 4 languages which tells you all about the battery and its history...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We travelled by coach to Azeville where the German bunker fortification is situated near Normandy. There are 4 of the original blockhouses remaining. Approx 170 men were stationed here. It is in the middle of nowhere and the bunkers are cold and dark and it...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We visited in February. Not a lot do say. Be aware the Batterie is only open from April till Oktober.So we just got an idea from outside.

Thank Lars U
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DebAndy1
27 March 2015|
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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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