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Le Mont-Valerien French Memorial to Resistance Martyrs

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Principal lieu d'exécution par l'armée allemande de résistants et d'otages en France pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, le Mont-Valérien est aujourd'hui un lieu qui, à travers sa programmation pédagogique, culturelle et commémorative, souhaite...more
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1 av du Professeur Leon Bernard, 92150 Suresnes, France
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Agree with other reviewers, a nice memorial to resistance fighters, and the views back toward and over Suresnes are superb. For the view of the city, which is not 360 degrees, but more like 180 degrees, go east, below the American cemetery, and you will...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed February 9, 2018

The panoramic views from Mont Valerien over Paris are stunning and as you walk down the hill towards Suresnes your view stretches as far as the eye can see with the Eiffel Tower as centre piece. The memorial itself is very touching but there is...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed March 31, 2017

it is a cold place which look like Russian Communist place. But if you walk down bellow by 300m, you will find a lovely park, with the highest point of view of Paris. You will be able to see a lot of munument of Paris...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank choukss t
Reviewed March 11, 2017

This place was unknown to me until we arrived in Suresnes, but it was very sobering and moving. It is a tribute with an eternal flame to all the resistance fighters from France killed by the Nazi's. This was actually the very site where they...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Keith D
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Longing place, with not much to see. Lots of people runs around the area as it is very green. Perhaps this the best way to visit it.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday afternoon but did not stay and did not realise that there were tours or more to see other than the eternal flame and the sculptures. My fault for nor doing my home work but the signage is poor and it...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed March 15, 2016

The 3D reliefs on the wall either side of the eternal flame are very interesting and represent different parts of France. So, interesting from an artistic as well as cultural point of view. The park around Mont-Valerien provides a nice walk and there are other...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank MrsFlostrand
Reviewed December 11, 2015

Mont Valerian is the single biggest memorial to the Resistance in France during World War II. Regardless of nationality it commemorates over 1,000 resistance fighters and hostages who gave their lives. Outside of Paris/France this is a little known but highly important memorial to those...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank IanG761
Reviewed August 30, 2015

A real unexpected find. Hearing about how Paris should have been reduced to rubble but wasn't, somehow I discovered this gem of a place that is probably little known amongst all but the French. The host, Jenna, was very accommodating, explaining that an English guided...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank headoverheel
Reviewed February 1, 2015

We had walked right around the fort at Mont Valerien (mavbe 2-3km) and enjoyed the views and the explanatory panels but this was a stunning finale . Very good explanations in English . Apparently you can visit more on a guided tour but the visitor...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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