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THE VISIT

The impressive characteristics of this type of fortification, the luxury and the complexity of its electromechanic and phone equipments, the elements of comfort offered to the garrison - unprecedented in the French forts of time make of German Feste the precursor of the works of the Maginot line.

The visitor can realize it by discovering on several levels the installations and the equipments of the central barracks. Besides the diverse exhibitions and the collections redrawing the story of the Fort ( 1899-1945 ) and the life in the work, he will see in particular the bakery with his very beautiful oven, kitchens, infirmary with his operating room and his bathroom, barracks as well as immense tanks of water and diesel oil, the power plant (equipped with diesel engine Deutz still in working order) which fed the Fort with electricity to the most put off bridges, the systems of ventilation and central heating which equipped all the Fort. The visitor can see also a turret of artillery of the battery the North, completely restored.

Besides, the Fort of Guentrange hidden in a 345 hectare green setting offers the possibility Of beautiful walks with panoramic view on Thionville and the Moselle.

THE SCHEDULES OF VISIT

The Weekend

 

Every Saturday and Sundays
From May 1st till September 30th include

Departure of the visit
in
15 Hours

Wednesday

 

Registration with the tourist information office

Departure of the visit
in
15Hours

For the groups, the fort is opened all year long by appointment

PLAN OF ACCÉS

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