The Batterie du Roule fortifications

WW2 Sites

A journey to the heart of the mountain La Montagne du Roule. Output as underground hiking, discovery of the environment. You will discover a part of the fortifications dug during World War II. At that time, the purpose of the underground, which was equipped with guns, was to protect the largest artificial harbour of the world : the harbour of Cherbourg. Classified as a historic monument since 1995, this site welcomes you in a very special atmosphere. Caving helmet equipped with a headlamp, the visit is supervised and guided by a guide. Visitors should arrive at the entrance of the Battery du Roule 10 minutes before the departure of the tour.
Contact details

The Batterie du Roule fortifications

Montée des RésistantsCHERBOURG-OCTEVILLE


Mobile phone : 06 31 45 25 80


Base rate - full rate adult from 8 at 9 €
Child rate from 5 at 6 €
Rate for adult group from 8 at 9 €
School group rate from 4.50 at 5 €
Means of payment

Postal or bank cheques



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Guided tour

Coach Parking


Visite guidées en permanence - yes
Visite guidées sur demande - yes
Average time60 minutes60 minutes


Coach parking
Groups acccepted
Minimum number of people 1
Maximum number of people 40

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