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Longues Battery

West of Arromanches-les-Bains, Longues-sur-Mer, France
+33 2 31 21 46 87
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West of Arromanches-les-Bains, Longues-sur-Mer, France
+33 2 31 21 46 87
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide explained the purpose of these bunkers and how they were used up and down the coast of Normandy.

Thank dlboehm912
Reviewed 1 week ago

These are the actual German Bunkers that fired upon the D-Day landing. One is really damaged and others are more intact. Amazing to see these up close and to be able to go into them.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are 5 former concrete bunkers above the cliff at this location with cannons aimed towards the English Channel. Not a lot of information about whether or not they were used to defend the coast on D Day or not but they are very interesting...More

Thank Freedomatlast99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like this place, lots of memory, young and old this place is good and nice to visit. Enjoyfull to look around. Smoll cantine to drink.

Thank rosana1500
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommend this place to visit. A well preserved battery with views over the channel. You can see why it was so important for the allied forces to immobilise. I took a walk to the end of the road where there is a footpath leading...More

Thank raggedydoctor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting here you get a real feel for the conflict of 6 June 1944. One of the bunkers took direct hits from battleships at sea and is ruined, the others have varying degrees of damage. It is not difficult to empathise with those caught up...More

Thank RobertFGCarter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well preserved and accessible. Like many of these D-Day attractions, a little reading or research beforehand makes the whole experience more understandable. Wear good walking shoes as this is quite an extensive site.

Reviewed 13 October 2017

The German gun battery (Czeck/Skoda made 152mm guns) consists of 4 concrete casemates. They are incredibly well preserved and if you go into the one on the extreme left you will see boot marks and shell marks in the concrete from when they fired on...More

Thank jbg74
Reviewed 7 October 2017

These batteries were so great to visit. I can't believe they are still standing. The history behind them was great to read.

Thank abnguero
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This place is open and easily accessible for all, though getting into the guns emplacements isn't possible for those with mobility problems. In addition to the actual gun batteries, do take the path down towards the cliff edge (path runs from fourth and last gun)...More

Thank Tom O
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13 March 2016|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
it was free when I went. The only charges are museums and there is a 360 degree theatre near arromanches which you have to pay for. At Merville there is a battery which is nearly in tact and there is an entrance fee for... More
13 October 2015|
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Response from ETHKino | Reviewed this property |
´you dont need a reservation...´you Will see nothing at 8:00pm