• The Hartmannswillerkopf Franco-German Historial of World War I

    The Hartmannswillerkopf Franco-German Historial of the Great War is a multifaceted tool, having both historical and a tourist elements, as well as being a memorial, and above all an educational resource.

    The Historial offers a broad view of events during the 1st World War, nevertheless leaving centre stage to Hartmannswillerkopf – Vieil Armand, in order to act as a link with the site and the neighbouring national monument and to enable visitors to understand it better.

    Langue parlée - Allemand Langue parlée - Anglais Label Handicap Handicap auditif Handicap mental Handicap visuel Handicap moteur Chèques vacances acceptés Parking Restauration sur place Qualité tourisme

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    The multi-faceted Historial is a site for history, tourism, remembrance and education, offering a broad view of the events of World War I while focusing on Hartmannswillerkopf – Vieil Armand and serving as a link between the site and the national monument.
  • Description

    Type of place to visit

    Military site
    Temporary exhibition spot

    Visit packages

    Free visit
    Self-guided visit with documents in French
    Visit with educational sheets/pack
    Guided tour for individuals with reservation
    Guided tour for groups with reservation

    Duration of the visit

  • Location


    Environment Mountain, Panoramic view
    Altitude : 900 m
    Leisure facilities in the vicinity: Luge d'été à moins de 20 km, Sur le tracé du GR 5 (- de 2 km)


    Nearest train station: Cernay - 14 Km


    Can be accessed by car except in winter, On a route that is accessible by bus

    Parking for vehicles

    Free parking for cars Free parking for camper vans Coach parking

    Bicycle facilities and services

    Parking ou arceaux à vélos Borne de recharge pour vélos électriques
  • Date and time

    Weekly closure

  • Means of payment

    Espèces Chèques vacances Carte bleue

Contact details

  • route des Crêtes
    Historial franco-allemand
    68700 Wattwiller