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Hitler's Bunker in Bruly-de-Pesche, Couvin

  • Monument
  • Guided tour and discovery

A completely renovated remembrance site, only a stone's throw from the French border, where Adolf Hitler stayed during the Second World War.

The little village of Brûly-de-Pesche, in the South of the Province of Namur, was chosen to be Hitler's headquarters for thee weeks in June 1940. The site was ideally located, only a few kilometres from France, nestled in a woodland. From there Hitler orchestrated his invasion of France.

Also known as the Wolf's Gorge (Wolfsschlucht), the site still bares the scars of Hitler's stay and has a concrete bunker with two armoured doors, as well as two Bavarian-style chalets in which the Fuhrer and his officers stayed.

A new exhibit to discover

The two pavilions present an exhibition on the events in the village and the local population from the invasion of Belgium to the departure of Hitler at the end of June 1940, It also features a large section on the occupation and the resistance.

Thanks to modern exhibiting techniques, touch screens, videos, films and educational signs ion three languages (French, Dutch and English), the exhibition gets right to the core of events that took place here all those years ago. Numerous objects and accounts from the inhabitants, resistance fighters or descendants, complete the exhibition.

Nearby, you can also discover the reconstructed Cagna (a forest shelter for resistance fighters), as well as pannels throughout the village retracing the story of Brûly-de-Pesche and its inhabitants.

Practical information

Last entry 1 hours before closing time.
Booking required for groups 

Price

Individual

€ 6
€ 5.5
from € 4 to € 8

Group

€ 5.5
€ 3.5
School groups (visit in French): 6 Euros per child. Guided tour + free tickets for 5 10 to 13 y.o. children. Any additionel ticket: 3 Euros. Neptune caves and buker combined for adults and seniors: 12 euros. Child (8-12 y.o.): 7 Euros.

Information on the walk

Duration

Minimum duration1:00

Facilities

Services

  • Visitor guide for groups

Equipement

  • Shop
  • Car parking
  • Parking

Visites

FR - EN - German - NL
The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.