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Address: Gurs, France
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unsual visit because there is so little left in the camp site but well worth the detour just the same

despite the fact that the site was cleaned out almost completely after the end of the war, the sad history of the camp is well explained through memorial explanatory boards and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 July 2016
Claire C
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

despite the fact that the site was cleaned out almost completely after the end of the war, the sad history of the camp is well explained through memorial explanatory boards and recreation of the various buildings that used to be there and the people that had the unfortunate luck to be incarcerated there during WW2. Unfortunately none of the boards... More 

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newcastle upon tyne, uk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

For years nothing really was here after the camp was destroyed and it is so very important that the memorial for those who suffered, died or were sent to their death has been created. The information centre is very helpful and has been designed to be open all the time. The cemetery is beautifully maintained and it's somber power can't... More 

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Pau, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2012

Free admission/ information, do at your own pace There is a big screen which plays a video with multi-languages sub-titles, there is also an interactive computer system which gives more information on the history of this place. Do this bit first. The walk around see the cementary, the re-constructed living hut whihc housed up to 60 people. The woods which... More 

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