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GROUPE FORTIFIÉ DE GUENTRANGE

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Tourist site around the theme of Military interest in THIONVILLE

Guentrange Fort, constructed by the Germans between 1899 and 1906, has three barracks and two artillery sections of four 10cm canons. The fort was constructed with a view to protecting Thionville and its large rail network against any French attack. Although having an extremely important strategic role to play, the Fort was not attacked during the First World War. Having passed under French control after the 1918 armistice, it then formed part of the Maginot Line in 1930. In 1940, the Germans renovated the fort and used this as a depository and workshop, before it was finally taken over by the US Army in 1944. After the War, the fort was used as a weapons store for the 25th artillery regiment. Since 1971, it has no longer been used for military purposes. Thanks to the efforts of Thionville and the Amicale du Groupe fortifié de Guentrange, it has become a monument for remembrance tourism in Lorraine.
Prices
Adult full rate : 5 €, Child : 3 €
Amenities
Toilets
From 01/05/2022 To 30/09/2022
Wednesday : from 15h00 to
Saturday : from 15h00 to
Sunday : from 15h00 to
Friday 11/11/2022 from 10h00 to 14h00

Information & Bookings

GROUPE FORTIFIE DE GUENTRANGE
Monsieur Serge BOLZINGER

Chemin du Fort
57100 THIONVILLE
03 82 88 12 15
http://www.fort-guentrange.com