DUN-LES-PLACES, A MARTYRED VILLAGE
Dun-les-Places was the most severely affected ‘martyred village’ in Burgundy. Between 26 and 28 June 1944, the inhabitants experienced three days of horror. 27 people were shot and killed.
- A screening of the film “Dun-les-Places, memories from a broken village”, a film featuring witness accounts of the tragedy experienced by its residents on 26-28 June 1944 (35 mins)
- Followed by a guided trail through the village or an exploration activity: “The Events Path”
Location: In the village of Dun-les-Places (58 230)
Visit to the Franco-British cemetery of the Maquis Bernard and presentation of life in the maquis.
A good 20-minute walk is required to access this site.
This is an outdoor activity which cannot be undertaken in winter.
Location: Coeuzon, in Ouroux-en-Morvan (58 230)
Site visits are led by a museum guide. Your own transport must be provided. You should calculate 1 hour 30 minutes of activities in each location.
Guided tour of the site: €4 per pupil, €3.50 per accompanying adult – 1 free admission per 25 pupils