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V1 Site at Val Ygot

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Worth a visit (free)

We arrived here around mid-day and pretty much had the place to ourselves. The children enjoyed... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
Kimberley R
Thought provoking

In a forest with a small car park on the side of the road. A short walk takes you through to a... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

We arrived here around mid-day and pretty much had the place to ourselves. The children enjoyed following the numbered boards and reading the information boards. There are several buildings, some ruins and a replica V1 on the launch ramp. Very interesting site. Can spend about...More

Thank Kimberley R
Reviewed May 13, 2018

In a forest with a small car park on the side of the road. A short walk takes you through to a range of buildings which have signage in several languages including English. The V1 launch pad pointing at London has an information board with...More

Thank ianatcambridge
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Off the beaten track, partially restored V2 site is well worth a short stop. Arrived shortly after lunch and were more or less the only people there. Information boards (also in English) provide some basic information. The site is extremely atmospheric and genuinely moving. Plenty...More

Thank Arnold W
Reviewed September 12, 2017

We arrived here early one morning and had the place to ourselves .There are a series of numbered information boards to guide yourself around. There are several buildings some in ruins but the best part is the replica V1 on the launch ramp ready to...More

Thank soitelhamforge
Reviewed May 12, 2017

Off the beaten track but worth a short stop. The buildings are labelled if the guides are not there. We walked around ourselves and found enough information . As with most sites it is a sombre but interesting place

Thank Billy K
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Just returned from another visit to this area and found this site so moving.Guides at the weekend to help understand the enormous threat that these weapons made.Acredit to the people who have preserved this site as a tribute to the bravery of people who fought...More

1  Thank fudge186342
Reviewed March 16, 2016

One of the numerous V1 sites in Normandie but this one has been partially restored. Very atmospheric location without any frills but extremely informative. There are guides who will escort you and several information plaques.

2  Thank SMR P
Reviewed December 31, 2015

My dad was a Bomb-aimer in the 428 Ghost Squadron of the Royal Canadian Air Force's 6th Bomber Group. In his log book, for the night of 26 June 1944, I have a picture of a large explosion with a bit of a V1 launch...More

8  Thank timhannan
Reviewed October 5, 2015

If you are interested in the history of WW2 then this is a must see. Situated in the Forest D Eway. There are remnants of the structures that made up a V1 rocket site. These were scattered all over the area of northern France. This...More

7  Thank gatekeeper10
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Just glancing at a road sign in passing led us to track down the VI rocket launching facility in the Eawy Forest close (nearest town is Neufchatel en Bray) in Normandy. And 'track it down' you do. In a clearing in the forest lie the...More

5  Thank BigT54
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