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Maginot Line
57100 Thionville Route Planner
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In the 1920s, the lessons from WWI prompted France to protect her borders with an impenetrable wall on her eastern flank. Originally intended to run from the North Sea to the Mediterranean, the project left the Belgian border unprotected. Indeed, the wall failed to live up to its promise during the fighting of 1940. Having come through the war virtually intact, it now offers a fine example of modern fortifications, as do the forts of Guentrange, Hackenberg and Simserhof.

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  • From €50 to €82
    MICHELIN 2020
    1.94 km - 9 place aux Fleurs, 57100 Thionville
  • From €21 to €58
    3.22 km - 23 rue du Luxembourg, 57100 THIONVILLE
  • From €45 to €69
    MICHELIN 2020
    4.08 km - Route de Garche, 57100 Manom