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An impressive monument.

We visited the monument during the Chasseneuil market day. There's plenty of parking but we (and... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Venusd67
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London, United Kingdom
A must visit to appreciate the WW2 in France.

This is a very powerful memorial to the sacrifices made by the Resistance . It stands high above... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
lorenzo01
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shipley derbyshire
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

We visited the monument during the Chasseneuil market day. There's plenty of parking but we (and some tourists) couldn't actually get past the locked gates surrounding the actual monument but were able to walk around the site. Definitely worth a look if you are in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

This is a very powerful memorial to the sacrifices made by the Resistance . It stands high above the countryside with a stunning stone mural.The story of people like Claude Bonnier is worth a close look to get a real understanding of the history. The...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

If I can I will often visit a military cemetery, but this just hits you that every one of these graves were volunteers fighting a guerrilla style fight against the occupation of France.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great views from the memorial over the local town with a wide range of graves from both local people and those from further afield.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a beautiful place the monument is magnificent the graves are interesting to read great to spend some time remembering. The parking is great right next to the memorial you can park then walk down the stairs to view all of the graves but...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Jays1216
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Found this very easily as signposting very good. It is an extremely well kept, impressive memorial with good information. It is set high on a hill and can be seen from a good distance, but due to its position there are loads of steps to...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank KateMiltonKeynes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Been here a couple of times, quite interesting, nice walk round on a sunny day, not really for children, lots of steps too...

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank jessiom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This memorial stands on a hill overlooking the town and the first glimpse of it is very impressive. Once you start to walk around it you will be very moved by the grave stones dedicated to men of several different religions. The area is impeccably...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank angie16260
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Informative and in a beautiful setting overlooking nearby villages. Easily found due to signposts. Hundreds of graves and a huge memorial stone. Plenty of information in English and French. Toilets on site. Worth a visit to those interested in French Wartime history.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank BrianBooth1002
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We visited shortly after the tragic events in Nice, and were surprised to have the site to ourselves until joined at the end of our visit by another British couple. We were surprised to find so many graves with names of clearly Arabic or North...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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