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Ouvrage du Galgenberg - Ligne Maginot Secteur Fortifie du Bois de Cattenom

Allee des Platanes, 57570 Cattenom, France
+33 6 52 27 53 44
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Maginot line

Great guide in English. Whole sightseeing takes around 1,5-2h. Definitely worth to visit when you... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Hubert K
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Warsaw, Poland
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Make sure to hire a guide, or els you can´t get in.

We hired the guide Jules Mathieu, who speaks English. He showed us round for 2 hours. It is a... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Vissing
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We are an non making profit association of volunteers. We maintain and open to public one large Maginot fort built before WW2. It is possible to book guided tours all year long. Tours are 2hrs discovery of underground facilities (barracks, power plant, firing positions).
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23 May 2018
“Maginot line”
4 Sep 2017
“Make sure to hire a guide, or els you can´t get in.”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Allee des Platanes, 57570 Cattenom, France
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Great guide in English. Whole sightseeing takes around 1,5-2h. Definitely worth to visit when you are nearby. Although if you don't want to spend 5€ for that, you can always climb up the bonker and have a great view on the Mose river and some...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

We hired the guide Jules Mathieu, who speaks English. He showed us round for 2 hours. It is a fascinating place.

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Reviewed 25 July 2015

We have just spent the most fascinating couple of hours at the fort. All preserved in its original state this is a must see. The volunteers enthusiasm shines through. Thanks to Eric our wonderful guide and for all his help before with regards to wheel...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2015

It was like a travel in the WW2 time! Everything is very well conserved and our guide, Alain was brilliant, really chilled and passionate about the history and the technology behind there fortified walls.

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Reviewed 10 June 2015

Thanks to our amazing guide, we were able to explore Ligne Maginot's hidden secrets. Stepping into the Ouvrage du Galgenberg felt like going back in time... what awaited for us inside was the beginning of the 20th century, preserved nearly intact. We toured the soldiers'...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2015

A fantastic oppertunity to see an untouched piece of history, Everything is in original condition and i dont think it is possible to get a more authentic sense of the rich history you are surrounded by in the area.As for the tour, We got an...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2015

Excellent tour!! We visited in May 2015 for one full day sightseeing the Cattenom Forest fortifications with the expert staff of the LMSFBC museum. The 3 main sites were Galgenberg (www.forticat.com), Sentzich and Bois Karre. These are very interesting places to visit, especially for people...More

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Eric V, Responsable relations publiques at Ouvrage du Galgenberg - Ligne Maginot Secteur Fortifie du Bois de Cattenom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2015

Hello, We've much appreciated your kind remarks about your trip in our forts. All the team and i very much thank you and hope to see you again around here ! Cheers !

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