Location and info
Azeville Batterie, La rue d'Azeville, 50310 Azeville, Manche
Situated on the D269 road north of Sainte-Mere-Eglise and inland from Utah Beach in the village of Azeville. The site is signposted from most directions.
One of the largest gun batteries in the Utah Beach sector, Azeville is an open air museum site wihich features four large casemates and a network of underground tunnels linking personnel shelters and gun positions. There's a multi-language guided tour via headsets which is worth getting as you check in so you can understand what life was like at the batterie during the war years and the part it played during D-Day.