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Blockhaus d'Éperlecques - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Rue des Sarts, 62910 Éperlecques, France

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About Blockhaus d'Éperlecques

A huge bunker which was built during the time of the second world war by the Nazi army. The bunker was never completed as a result of the repeated bombing by the British and United States air forces. It is now part of a museum, near Saint-Omer in the northern Pas-de-Calais département of France. Today, the bunker is preserved as part of a privately owned museum that presents the history of the site and the German V-weapons program. It has been protected as a historical monument.

Attractions Near Blockhaus d'Éperlecques

Marais Audomarois
Marais Audomarois5.91km from Blockhaus d'Éperlecques

The Audomarois marshes extend over 15 municipalities in Pas-de-Calais and Nord and cover an area of ​​37 km 2, which makes it the largest wetland in the region. it was made up of approximately 13,000 plots belonging to approximately 5,000 owners. At the time, it housed 1,050 ha of wet meadows, 436 ha of market garden land, and 171 ha of reed beds. The gardens are characterized by a system of wateringues crucial for the prevention and management of floods. The reserve is also a highly valued

Hotel Sandelin Museum
Hotel Sandelin Museum10.13km from Blockhaus d'Éperlecques

The museum of the Sandelin hotel is a museum in the city of Saint-Omer. It is both a museum of fine arts and a museum of the history of the city. It is installed since 1904 in a beautiful mansion of the xviii th century. Part of it was classified as a historical monument in 1955 and another part inscribed in 1957. It has a lot of collections and also it gives information about the history of the city and so more.

Ruins of St. Bertin Abbey
Ruins of St. Bertin Abbey10.34km from Blockhaus d'Éperlecques

These are the ruins of the abbey of Saint Bertin which collapsed due to a bombardment in 1943. It was a Benedictine abbey, but today in ruins and open to the public. It was dedicated to its second abbot, Saint Bertin. It has a lot of history to say and it will be a worth visit.

La Coupole Centre D'histoire
La Coupole Centre D'histoire14.18km from Blockhaus d'Éperlecques

The cupola of Helfaut-Wizernes, or cupola of Helfaut , is a bunker from the Second World War, today a center of history and memory, located in the town of Helfaut , near Saint-Omer. it was built by Nazi Germany between 1943 and 1944 to serve as a launch base for V2 rockets to London and the South of England.

National Nature Reserve Platier Oye
National Nature Reserve Platier Oye20.84km from Blockhaus d'Éperlecques

The Platier d'Oye National Nature Reserve is a national nature reserve located by the sea in Pas-de-Calais. Classified in 1987, it extends over 391 ha and protects a set of coastal environments favorable to migratory avifauna. One of the outstanding location with rich biodiversity and Protected dune with lakes and tidal flats, which should give the necessary rest to many birds and other living beings.

Dennlys Parc
Dennlys Parc25.01km from Blockhaus d'Éperlecques

A beautiful amusement park which was located in the municipality of Dennebroeucq. It has so far 30 attractions including 3 "roller coaster" rides and 3 water attractions. it is a must-see destination in the Hauts de France. The ideal park for the whole family.

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Hauts de France is the northernmost region of France. It is a popular tourist destination for visitors traveling to see the battlefields and memorials associated with the First and Second World Wars. The region also features many cultural and architectural treasures, majestic belfries that are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, castles,Gothic cathedralsa and beautiful landscapes.