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Memorial 39-45

| Auf Der Halbinsel la Cite Gelegen, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 82 41 74
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Fascinating but not for the claustrophobic.

Amazing place. Really interesting. Underground tour of about an hour, in French, - (the guide... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Worthing, United Kingdom
Open hours are strange

The are only open for a few hours. We got there about noon and they would not open again until... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Santa Clarita, California
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  • Average5%
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“atlantic wall” (5 reviews)
“guided tour” (9 reviews)
“minute film” (3 reviews)
| Auf Der Halbinsel la Cite Gelegen, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 82 41 74
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Amazing place. Really interesting. Underground tour of about an hour, in French, - (the guide occasionally throws in an English phrase, but he speaks slowly and clearly, with great emphasis, so if you remember your schoolgirl French, you should be okay). A lot of stairs...More

Thank jennykenny
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The are only open for a few hours. We got there about noon and they would not open again until after 2pm. I think everyone takes a long lunch. We walked around all the outside grounds. The view from the top is amazing. Looking across...More

Thank XK140NUT
Reviewed 25 September 2017

If you are interested in history and the second world war then this is a real treasure trove. It is an old bunker which was built to protect Saint Malo and is a large underground complex. Some areas are closed to the public. There is...More

Thank Ian1234Uk
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We kind of stumbled on this memorial on our walk from Saint Malo to Dinard. It is definitely worth the 15 minutes it takes to check it out. I was most impressed by some photos that I thought were of Normandy but actually were from...More

Thank Yvette B
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with teenagers and younger children. Firstly the negative points: There is no point arriving outside the published tour times as you cannot go inside the memorial on your own - guided tour is mandatory. Secondly, the 45 minute film is ok if your French...More

Thank Spike S
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Not easy to find and can only be visited inside the main bunker by guided tour. However, walking around the grounds shows how the Germans converted a historic fortress into a maze of bunkers and pill boxes to create one of the strong points on...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We came on this almost by accident. We'd heard there was a "WW II Memorial" on le Cite, but here were bunkers, artifacts and quite a nice museum. Well worth visiting if in the area.

Thank erklein
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Even though the guided tour was in French language only with the accompanying English language translation we found it very interesting. The fort dates back to Napoleon times and the Germans took it over and created the defence system " the Atlantic Wall". You only...More

Thank Harrypam
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This place is situated near a very pretty camping site,it's a lovely walk overlooking the sea, very interesting, you can see what it must of been like in the war,there are the old guns and the old bunkers that were bombed,lovely in the summer well...More

Thank Valerie J
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Arrived in early October for a visit to this huge world war two bunker complex, built on an earlier Napoleonic fort. Unfortunately the museum was closed (on a Monday), which although disappointing was my own fault for lack of prior research. However you are able...More

Thank Cliffmason
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