The fortress Bellegarde was built in the 17th century and has a long history of warfare. During the occupation of France (1940-1944) Bellegarde was used as prison for escaped POW's and enemy agents.
The fort today:
It is currently a historical museum.
For current visiting hours, please visit the website of the museum.
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- Text: Kaj Metz
- Photos: TracesOfWar.com