Guided tour of the Four à Chaux fortress - Maginot Line

" Take a step back in time by visiting this structure which dominates the village. A striking return to the past, immersion guaranteed! "

Built between 1930 and 1935, the Four-à-Chaux is one of the major sites of the Maginot Line in Alsace. This imposing mountain fortress, located on a limestone hill to the south of the town of Lembach, has around 5km of underground galleries and covers an area of 26ha. It housed 580 soldiers and has the particularity of being equipped with an inclined plane unique in Alsace.
The visitor will discover some of the equipment still in place and will fully understand the functioning and the role of the Maginot Line during the Second World War.
Guided tours only - 1.5km walk - constant temperature of 13°.

Additional information
  • Duration of the visit : 2h
  • Comments on disabled access : Partially wheelchair accessible
  • Amenities services : Toilets
  • Matériel nécessaire : Warm clothes
  • Languages spoken : French, German, English
  • Practical services : Group reception, Aire de pique nique, Shops /Sale of goods, Local tourist information
  • Prices : Adult: 8€ / Student: 6€ / Child: 4€

Horaires et dates d'ouvertures susceptibles d'être modifiés en fonction des circonstances. Prenez vos précautions.

  • Ouverture et service de vente proposé : Open to the public, No vaccination pass required
  • Mesure de protections : The service provider declares to respect the sanitary protocols
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