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Crisbecq Battery

Routes des Manoirs, 50310 Saint-Marcouf, France
+33 6 68 41 09 04
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Really Good

Really worth a visit. Well laid out with footpaths and very visitor friendly. Extremely quiet... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark S
via mobile
very interesting

For those who love history this is a must visit. Together with Azerville batery which is some 8 km... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Emil-Nistor
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Bucharest, Romania
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Decouvrez l'histoire au coeur des bunkers de la plus puissante batterie d'artillerie d'Utah Beach. Relies par les tranchees en plein air, 21 Blockhaus sont a visiter! Certains sont entierement re-equipes sous forme de dioramas permettant de mieux comprendre la vie des soldats a cette epoque.To the heart of history in the bunkers of the most powerful battery that guarded Uta Beach. No fewer than 21 blockhouses, all linked by a network of trenches, can be visited altogether. some of them contain dioramas depicting everyday life inthe battery during the War.
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  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Routes des Manoirs, 50310 Saint-Marcouf, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really worth a visit. Well laid out with footpaths and very visitor friendly. Extremely quiet visitor attraction Unbelievable to think it was only recent rediscovered. Good value for money.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 14 July 2017

For those who love history this is a must visit. Together with Azerville batery which is some 8 km away they form the largest complex that remained from the former Atlantic Wall. In the bunkers there are very good dioramas presenting everyday life of those...More

Thank Emil-Nistor
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

First time visiting this gun battery and Safe to say it was a good one. I think there were 21 different buildings in this area. Most of them are intact. A good amount of bunkers to look inside. One of the main casemates is partly...More

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Crisbecq, Responsable relations clients at Crisbecq Battery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017
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Merci de votre visite! Cependant, nous rappelons aux visiteurs qu'il est impératif de suivre les consignes de sécurité ce qui...More

Reviewed 24 October 2016

We visited this battery on October 18th. There is a parking lot in front of the Battery. At the end of the visit, you can enter the restroom at the back of the ticket booth. There is a good deal of walking and climbing stairs...More

Thank AmarilisVos
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Another place to get the D day spine chilling experience. This site is well laid out and it is possible to go inside German bunkers and think what it must have been like for all those involved in the invasion.

Thank frosty_11_11
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This large battery was one of the largest on The Atlantic Wall. Some of it are destroyed but most are intact, including one of the large 230 inch guns. The entrancefee is 7 euro and parking are free. When I was there, only few visitors...More

Thank Kim J
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The site is full of history, history that deserves better acknowledgement. Some of the upgrades take away that history and makes it surreal. To me it is a German battery in the first instance, dont mix the both. The site is laid out well and...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This was a very interesting sire. The best part was the severely damaged casemate (bunker). It was a shame that a lot of the insides of the bunkers had been lined with new timber or painted, covering up the original features. Also, the story seemed...More

1  Thank GCShadbolt
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The Battery is steeped with so much history. It is truly miraculous anyone survived.The site is now privately owned. It is a vast area that has been restored/uncovered with its integrity intact. It is important to view this site as part of the whole picture,...More

1  Thank Veronica and Ke... R
Reviewed 15 November 2015

The audio guide is great. Set off and explore. I find the manikins in some areas somewhat characterless but beyond this you get an idea of what it was about. Not far from Azeville Battery so combine them. I have been to both several times.

Thank traveller2somewhere
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