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La Batterie d'Azeville (Azeville gun battery), Azeville
Categories: Ruins, Tourist Spots
Located near Sainte-Mère-Eglise, the Azeville Battery consisted of a dozen casemates, including four blockhouses with 105 mm heavy guns, 350m of underground tunnels, underground rooms and ammunition storages. The position was held by 170 German gunners. Guided tours of the Azeville battery offers insight into the German coastal defences and the battle that took place here. By using our Azeville holiday planner, you can arrange your visit to La Batterie d'Azeville (Azeville gun battery) and other attractions in Azeville.
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Went there with friends. Still an awesome site. Especially the part with the grenade is a 'blast'. Will return in the near future. Defintely.
This site consists of 4 German pillboxes and the accompanying bunker system. A great part of the original tunnels has been excavated and can be visited. The entrance fee includes an audio tour, that g... read more »
Abbiamo visitato tutte le batterie della normandia. Questa è quella più impressionante. Complice anche una audio guida con tanti approfondimenti. Mancano i cannoni (presenti in altre batterie), ma per... read more »We visited all of Normandy. This is the most impressive. Also because of an audio guide with many insights. Shortage of guns (on other batteries), but for only 5 EUROS you can have access to the location of trenches, audio guide and dive so the lives of German soldiers who have been there a long time.show original
I was there few days ago and it was closed. I was disappointed. 2 Stars because we had a nice picnic on the top of a bunker :)
There is no place like it in the area that gives such a great experience of understanding how it would have been.
Couldn't see everything due to holidays, but parts which I did see were impressive.
Gabriele LendaroGreat visit. euro 5 audio guide included a wealth of information and details is worth the price of admission! Recommended for 1 hour or so of time it takes to traverse the underground tunnels and bunkers outside.show original
Christophe OLLAGNIERA visit to do not missshow original
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