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Group day: Resistance Stories

Group day: Resistance Stories

Discovery hike of the history of the Resistance on the Plateau de Retord.

9am: commented hike on the maquis trail.

Duration: 3 hours

With a guide and a mountain guide, you will discover places that sheltered the Maquisards of the Plateau de Retord in the spring of 1943.
The maquis of Ain, the daily life of these men and the military organization of the maquis will be told to you with many anecdotes at each stage.

12h30: Lunch at the Auberge du Plâne, a typical bugist farm in the Plateau de Retord.

Mixed salad
Chicken with forest and gratin dauphinois
Cottage cheese or dessert
1/4 of table wine and coffee included.

14h30: Departure for the Museum of the Resistance and Deportation of the Ain in Nantua.

Duration: 2 hours

Located in the city's former prison, the museum traces the history of the Resistance and daily life under the Occupation, the Vichy regime and the Deportation.
Numerous testimonies from resistance fighters, archival films, propaganda posters, military uniforms and everyday objects punctuate the discovery of this rich and captivating museum that will plunge into the heart of the Second World War.

A good practice of hiking is necessary for this day.
Bring walking shoes and a bottle of water.

Open period

Excursion valid from May to October 2019, except on Sundays and public holidays, subject to availability of service providers.
Booking at least 15 days before the desired date.

Prices

Adult: 53 € on the basis of 20 people.

The price includes :

The commented hike.
Lunch with drinks.
The free visit of the Museum of Resistance and Deportation.
The services of an escort.
Taxes and service.

The price does not include :

Transport.
Possible supplements on weekends and public holidays.
Any VAT increase.
Personal expenses.
Cancellation insurance.

Spoken languages

  • French

Methods of payment

  • Cheque
  • Credit transfer

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