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Hidden Gem

A really fascinating hidden away point of interest. Amazing views from the top too but it's all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stuartclam
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A Place for Reflection

I walked from our hotel to the Cemetery and had time to reflect on what I might find. Having... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Richard J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really fascinating hidden away point of interest. Amazing views from the top too but it's all about the 12,000 German soldiers interned here. Each one has a plaque, if you were looking for someone in particular to pay your respects this can be done...More

Thank Stuartclam
Reviewed 14 July 2018

I walked from our hotel to the Cemetery and had time to reflect on what I might find. Having visited other German Cemeteries in Flanders. Enclosed two tier circular construction, with the dead commemorated in small crypts around the circle, rather like an enclosed motel....More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We came across the cemetery by chance and decided to visit it. Worth it. The cemetery contains the tombs of 11,887 German soldiers (many of them unidentified). Walking through in silence is quite an experience.

Thank ImperioTrigan01
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We stopped here on our way back from Mont St Michel. We'd toured the Normandy beaches, US and Canadian cemeteries in the days previous but this site moved me more than all of the previous ones. It doesn't glorify the dead but you can't escape...More

Thank C490TTlizc
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This is the only German Cemetery Vault in France. There are other German cemetaries in France but this is a vault style. Every soldier deserves to be remembered and this is set out in a very different way. It is excellently maintained and in imaculate...More

Thank LadyCatherine F
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We found this cemetery by accident on the road and decided that it would be interesting to visit. With an impression of the First World War Cemetery in Belgium I had expectations of this. What we found was completely he opposite a somber and fascinating...More

Thank travelcat1990
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

A few museums done, a couple of beaches and cemetery visits and yet this place really brought home the reality of the situation. Men and boys defending another country on behalf of something that must have seemed a million miles away. By the time we...More

Thank richardandkids
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The circular cemetary hidden in the hill top, is the final resting place of almost 12000 German soldiers, victims of the fighting in the region . In this impresssive setting they were put to rest in a several vaults together with 180 companions. On the...More

Thank greenpointstudisuite
Reviewed 17 July 2016

France's care of the German war dead is impressive. It is located in a very respectful and somber location.

Thank gmerchman
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I had already visited this cemetery several times over the years. Last June I made a quick stop after my wife and I had spent the afternoon at Mont St-Michel and were driving back to our hotel in Pontorson. I wanted to visit the grave...More

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