Short break in Northern France: a visit to La Coupole
If you are planning a short break in Northern France, discover the rich history of the region with a visit to La Coupole, the History and Remembrance Centre, near Saint Omer, in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region. Dedicated to themes of the Second World War, La Coupole is a museum, cultural site and edcuational centre based in a former Nazi, underground bunker.
The site offers insight to the Nazi secret weapons, La Coupole itself served for the construction of the V2 rocket, a pioneer in rocket science that was never launched thanks to allied forces interrupting the final stages of development. Book a weekend break in Northern France to view the replicas of the flying bombs, artefacts and learn more about the relationship between Science and War and other permanent and temporary exhibitions.
Covering both local and global impact of the Second World War, La Coupole has brought together archives from all over Europe to offer an authentic presentation of the war, without sensationalism and a wish to promote peace through the sharing of knowledge. Open to individual visits, groups and schools, there are a choice of tours or circuits to discover with audioguide headsets available in four languages.
Short break Northern France: travel in time and space at La Coupole
For history lovers, a short break in Northern France with La Coupole offers luxury accommodation, restaurant, visits to the museum, In Flanders Fields museum in Belgium, boat tour of the Audmarais marshlands and more... Consult La Coupole online for more details about the "Paths of Glory" and "Land of Discovery" weekend breaks.
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