Northern France holiday: La Coupole for a historical visit
For Northern France holidays, among the many interedting sites to visit, La Coupole, the History and Remembrance Centre is a must for history lovers. The former underground bunker built by the Nazis for the construction of the legendary V2 rocket, between 1943-1944 today welcomes individuals, groups and schools to a journey back to the years of the Second World War in Northern France.
If you are near the town of Saint Omer during your holiday in Northern France, La Coupole is buried underground just 5km away. Go back in time to the Nord-Pas-de-Calais of the war years, with a visit of the bunker, view artefacts, original archives, how the region was affected during the war and a global vision of the Second World War and its impact on the development of the conquest of space as the new arms strategy.
La Coupole offers special weekend packages for your Northern France holiday. Find out more a book a night in a 4 star hotel, enjoy a luxury meal, visit of the bunker and the famous In Flanders fields museum. La Coupole also offers a taste of the region with the land of Discovery tour which includes a choice of accommodation, boat tour around the Audomarais marshlands, visit to Arc International...choose your theme break and view availablility online.
Northern france holiday: history and culture
Whether you visit the Coupole museum for a journey into 20th century War history or for a journey into space at its 3D Planetarium, the visit to this authentic site will be unforgettable.
Book your Northern France holiday and discover the unique, architectural and historic heritage of the Nord Pas de Calais, La Coupole has welcomed over 1.7 million visitors, playing an ever-important role of remembrance. Discover the history of the bunker, how the Nazi campaign to bombard England with the deadly V2 rocket from this very war factory was to fail, the harsh conditions of the Prisoners of War forced to work in the bunker… La Coupole museum has transformed the site from a war relic to a cultural hub for peace.
La Coupole education and research centre welcomes school groups from primary school age, offering a unique programme of discovery and learning adapted to each age group. If you would like any further information about visiting La Coupole, please do not hesitate to contact us.