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A piece of history

We spent several hours touring the Fort with it’s many years of military history. There is English... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
294fraserf
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Deroche, Canada
Interesting visit, with a good view of the coastline and dunes the fort was protecting.

We initially visited as part of a geocaching event, then returned the following day for a proper... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Elephantemg
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London, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“A piece of history”
4 weeks ago
“Interesting visit, with a good view of the coastline and dunes the fort was protecting.”
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Rue du 2 Juin 1940, 59495 Leffrinckoucke, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent several hours touring the Fort with it’s many years of military history. There is English translation both written and audio at all the points of interest around the different areas of the fort and grounds. The reception staff were also fluent in several...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We initially visited as part of a geocaching event, then returned the following day for a proper look around this site. We had audioguide to tell us the history and explain what we were looking at. Then we went inside for the exhibition of photos...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fort Des Dunes is a Sere de Rivieres fortification built as part of the defences of Dunkirk in 1878. It is typical of the un-modernised forts of the period, built using brick with the plentiful local sand being used to provide some bomb proof cover...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Quite short but worth the visit to see some war history. Can be translated into English audio and views were stunning over Dunkirk. Near to a ww2 war cemetery

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a family holiday and enjoyed wandering through this WWII historic site. Not far from Dunkerque, with parking and audio guides in many languages, you need a couple of hours to explore the inside and outside exhibits. External visits are not fully wheelchair...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

We got to see this the day it closed for the winter so it was very quiet to empty! It is interesting but not somewhere that would have to be on a ‘must see’ list. The interactive display showing the details of the evacuation is...More

Thank FoodieOswestry
Reviewed 24 August 2014

A number 3 bus from the centre will take you to the beach ( last stop) & you can walk over the dunes to access the fort- about a 10 - 15 minutes walk. If you fancy the walk from town, it's flat & there...More

3  Thank Paintings23
Reviewed 7 August 2014

It's an interesting place to visit. The fort was built in 1870's and occupies a huge area of the dunes, unfortunately not yet the whole are is opened for the tourists, but the renovation works are held on for the last decade and every year...More

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