Batterie D'azeville

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  • Address: Batterie d'Azeville, Lieu-dit la Rue, 50310 Azeville, France, Cherbourg
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +33-0233406305
  • Ticket Price: 5 EUR
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

One of the first buildings of the Atlantic wall in France, The Battery of Azeville is equipped with four powerful casemates equipped with 105mm Schneider guns. Spread over the Manchegan inland, The Battery is known for the battle on the night of June 5, 1944, when it came into action against the American landing at Utah beach. Battery and its undergrounds can now be visited independently with the help of an audio-guided tour (available in English,French, German, Itlalian and Dutch). Detailed explanations of the built of the bunkers, everyday lives of the 170 soldiers of the battery and the course of the battle are provided on the tour. Several camouflage paintings have been reconstructed at the site, using the photographs taken just after the war as references. The site serves as a popular picnic spot in the region.Highlights and must sees include:

  • The battery equipped with 4 powerful casemates equipped with the 105mm Schneider guns.
  • Audio-guided tour explaining the history of the battery and the course of the battle.
  • Reconstructed camouflage paintings
  • Outdoor movie projection about the history of wartime, every evening.
  • A popular picnic spot, accompanied by picnic music

Batterie D'azeville Travel Tips

  • The ticket office closes 1 hour before the closing time of the site.

Entrance Ticket Details For Batterie D'azeville

  • EUR 2: Children
  • EUR 3.60: Adult groups, per head
  • EUR 4: Students

How to Reach Batterie D'azeville

  • Walk or hire a taxi.
  • Ask a local for the bus details.

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  • Batterie D'azeville Address: Batterie d'Azeville, Lieu-dit la Rue, 50310 Azeville, France, Cherbourg
  • Batterie D'azeville Contact Number: +33-0233406305
  • Batterie D'azeville Timing: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Batterie D'azeville Price: 5 EUR
  • Time required to visit Batterie D'azeville: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 52.91% of people who visit Cherbourg include Batterie D'azeville in their plan

  • 38.89% of people start their Batterie D'azeville visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Batterie D'azeville

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Batterie D'azeville

People normally club together Ferme-musee Du Cotentin and Airborne Museum while planning their visit to Batterie D'azeville.

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