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Group day: Resistance Stories

Group day: Resistance Stories

A full day to discover the history of the Resistance on the Plateau de Retord

9h - Commented walk on the maquis trail.
Duration: 3 hours

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

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

12.30pm - Lunch at the Berthet restaurant.

Salad
Tartiflette
Blueberry tart
Aperitif, 1/4 wine and coffee included.

14h30 - Departure for the Museum of Resistance and Deportation of the Ain in Nantua.
Duration: 2 hours

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

Open period

Excursion valid from May to October 2021, except on Sundays and public holidays, subject to availability of service providers.
Booking at least 15 days before the desired date.

Prices

Adult: €50.50 based on 20 people.
25 people maximum

The price includes :

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

The price does not include :

Transport and the service of an accompanying person
Possible supplements on weekends and public holidays.
Possible VAT increases.
Personal expenses.
Cancellation insurance.

Spoken languages

  • French

Methods of payment

  • Cheque
  • Credit transfer