Caverne du Dragon, Oulches-la-Vallee-Foulon

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Caverne du Dragon is a WWI museum and official remembrance site where German forces used the old quarry as an underground barrack. The one-square-kilometer (0.62 square miles) cave network is called "The Dragon's Lair." The subterranean caverns were originally a tunnel system created by the limestone quarry during the 17th century. The caves are 20–40 meters (12–24 miles) below the surface. They were used as field hospitals and command posts by both the French and German forces. Put Caverne du Dragon at the forefront of your travel plans using our Oulches-la-Vallee-Foulon tour itinerary planning app .
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  • The museum closed in late August 2018 and will reopen in 7 mos. A trip to the overlook is nonetheless haunting when one realizes 400,000 men were killed or injured in the battles of 1917 there. An art...  more »
  • A historically interesting monuments, which are well worth visiting. The Guide's English is extremely poor, but the desire to explain where the better. Some of the war's Hell, but also a part of the propaganda.
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  • Really interesting tour with a very knowledgeable guide. Been to the area loads of times and didn't even know it was there. Take a jumper as its cold in the tunnels.
  • Excellent tour. We turned up too late for the English tour but joined the French one as it was the last tour of the day. The guide made an fantastic job of making us feel welcome and did translate the key points in to English for us.
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