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Longues Battery

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Address: West of Arromanches-les-Bains, Longues-sur-Mer, France
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Great place to see gun emplacements and bunkers without crowds - don't miss fire control bunker near cliffside.

We visited the Longues Battery as a part of a tour. There were not many people there in early October, and it was a great place to see a group of concentrated Atlantic Wall guns... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Maple Grove, Minnesota
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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Longues Battery as a part of a tour. There were not many people there in early October, and it was a great place to see a group of concentrated Atlantic Wall guns and other bunkers. Climb up on a gun emplacement if you can and check out the 360 degree view. Also, don't miss the fire control... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was so fortunate and you will be too once you see and interact with these bunkers. It's great that is free and there is plenty of parking.

Thank Phillip S
South Holland Province, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

It was amazing to get a close up look at the guns that guarded the French coast. It's a free park with a very small parking lot.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

This is a free park where you can walk paths & see several well preserved artillery pieces in their bunkers that the Germans used for coastal defense in WWII. Parking is free & there is a small visitors center. A food & drink stand is also there outside the visitors center. It takes about an hour to see everything walking... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Got to see the amazing history. Great views. Great canons. Along the D-Day route. A great and short stop. Parking available.

Thank bkgj8181
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Well preserved canons defending the coastline. The bunkers are empty, but the interest is to see the only intact canons left. Don't miss the observation bunker closer to the coast. Highly recommended

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Placitas, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

This place is located between the Allied landing beaches of Gold and Omaha, and was a strategic location for the German's in defending their positions during World War II. There are a total of four 150-mm guns in various stages of decay in this site. Be sure to take the time and walk around to appreciate how spacious some of... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

It felt unbelievable to walk around this gun battery site which remains as it was during the Second World War. Good to visit a genuine site as opposed to a reconstruction

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

An interesting place to see if you are close by. There are still guns in place in different levels of decay. It's a 20 minute walk round the site but if you only have time to see 1 German gun battery then Pointe du Hoc is the bigger location.

Thank Lynn186334
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

After Maisy this is the most impressive of all the remaining sites of the Atlantic Wall in Normandy and a true ‘not to be missed’ site because it has not been messed about with. What you see is what was left after the invasion, no frills, no fancy visitors centre, no viewing platforms just the damaged remains of a gun... More 

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