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Maisy Battery

7 Route des Perruques, 14450 Grandcamp-Maisy, France
+44 7411 932197
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As authentic as it gets

If you are anywhere near this place you need to visit. It's not very expensive and it is a very... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
sam s
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Most authentic Normandy site

I visited the Maisy battery in May 2017, on my second trip to Normandy, having come across it while... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
jsfor17
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The Maisy Battery is a huge German WW2 Headquarters and Gun Batteries that was left buried in the fields of Normandy for the past 60 years. Only re-opened in 2006 this site now stands as the largest in Normandy of its type with over 3km of trenches open for you to see along side personnel buildings, ammunition tunnels, Hospitals and many more buildings that you can walk through and explore! Private tours are available on request taken by the owners. This is really a unique site to see on this coast!
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7 Route des Perruques, 14450 Grandcamp-Maisy, France
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

If you are anywhere near this place you need to visit. It's not very expensive and it is a very important place that will change the written history of the D Day landing and the days after. We visited in late September 2017 so it...More

Thank sam s
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I visited the Maisy battery in May 2017, on my second trip to Normandy, having come across it while browsing the internet. I put it on the 'must see' list and was not disappointed. My friend and I arrived at the battery about half way...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Never had been there and went there last week with my son on a tour. Superb place to visit, unbelievable it was only discovered a few years ago. Dan is an expert guide an tells the story and history on a easy and understandable way....More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

A pleasent walk in one of D-Day's historic sites. An intense and engaging experience. A dip in history.

Thank Gianfelice B
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The Maisy battery is a must stop on your Normandy battlefield tour. You can get right into the trenches and discover the bunkers that have been hidden since the war. The owners have a deep passion for the site and are continually digging and discovering...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

The unique selling of point of this site is the feeling that you are on a discovery trip in 1945, just after the war. Everything is restaured in an authentic way. The Germans just left the site and the smoke has lifted.

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

...Before the health and safety brigade visit this place. Great fun. Educational. A wonderful find by its owners who, to date, have only uncovered one third of the trenches and buildings buried in their grounds. Yes... It may feel messy. It may be muddy in...More

Thank Jaq1967
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Dan Sterne is a wonderful host and very knowledgeable. Maisy battery is a great place to visit and experience what it would of been like for enemy. Plan to visit again in 2019 to see what has been found

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Remarkable achievement for a presentation not yet complete. You can create in your mind the sights, sounds and feel of a site prominent in that Longest Day.

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Thank Caroline P
Reviewed 18 September 2017

a really interesting place to visit, that played a vital role in the story of the D-day landings. a fascinating attraction.

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DJSaylor
26 January 2017|
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Response from DanMaisyBattery | Property representative |
Hi, Glad to hear you have read the book. I hope you have enjoyed it. During that time frame we will be open from 10AM - 4PM every day. If you would like to visit outside of that or book a private tour with myself please... More
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LTCSZ
28 November 2016|
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Response from DanMaisyBattery | Property representative |
Hi Steve, You should be able to contact us through the website. Sadly I cannot post website names or email addresses on here but google should find us no problem. Best Wishes Maisy Battery
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