Coastal Batteries

Mount Serapong battery, Singapore

Mount Serapong battery, SingaporeMount Serapong battery, Singapore

A lost fortress in Singapore jungle with an amazing view over the city...
Pengerang WW2 fort, Johor

Pengerang WW2 fort, JohorPengerang WW2 fort, Johor

A good occasion for a trip to Malaysia to explore a lost fortress close to Singapore...
Caveau battery, Frioul islands

Caveau battery, Frioul islandsCaveau battery, Frioul islands

Perched in the top of a rocky hill dominating the sea, you can reach this fort following a long trail going along the island.
Tour of Belle-île by feet, Belle-île-en-mer, Brittany, France

Tour of Belle-île by feet,  ...Tour of Belle-île by feet, ...

Belle-île really deserves its name: it is the most beautiful of the French islands of the Atlantic Ocean! You can make a 5 day walking tour on a coastal trail to discover it...
Semaphore battery, Frioul islands

Semaphore battery, Frioul islandsSemaphore battery, Frioul islands

The battery enjoys a magnificent sight over Marseille Creeks. Not much visited by tourists, the fort peacefully looks at the ferries passing by, leaving for Corsica or for Africa.

Niolon Battery (high), L'EstaqueNiolon Battery (high), L'Estaque

The battery is impressive: situated on the top of a hill overlooking the village of Niolon, it dominates all the natural harbour of Marseille. Sight is worth to be seen!
Pakri observation tower and bunkers, Paldiski

Pakri observation tower and ...Pakri observation tower and ...

A huge observation bunker emerging from the forest.

Figuerolles battery, L'EstaqueFiguerolles battery, L'Estaque

Situated 100m above of the sea, at the bottom of a valley, the small battery of Figuerolles is less exposed than its neighbour (the battery of Niolon).
Stebel Soviet Coastal Battery, Sääre, Saaremaa island

Stebel Soviet Coastal Batte ...Stebel Soviet Coastal Batte ...

Some vestiges of the hard fightings between the Russians and the Germans in WW1 and WW2. One day is not enough to visit all the bunkers!
Ratonneau fortress, Frioul islands

Ratonneau fortress, Frioul islandsRatonneau fortress, Frioul islands

The fort of Ratonneau is the biggest of the island and is situated on one of the island highest spots. The sight over Marseille is there exactly “impregnable“.
Corbière battery, L'Estaque

Corbière battery, L'EstaqueCorbière battery, L'Estaque

Lovely little fort close to the sea.
Mangue battery, Frioul islands

Mangue battery, Frioul islandsMangue battery, Frioul islands

The site is impressive, not due to its architecture or its location, but because it carries the testimony of the violence of allied bombings in August 1944, during the reconquest of Marseille.
Rove battery, L'Estaque

Rove battery, L'EstaqueRove battery, L'Estaque

The site, very accessible, can be the aim of a very easy trip close to the sea.
Taillefer cape and Bunkers, Belle-ile

Taillefer cape and Bunkers, ...Taillefer cape and Bunkers, ...

North of Le Palais, this cape oriented toward the continent, has an abandoned semaphore and important military remains...
Santa Manza Maginot bunker, Sant'Amanza gulf

Santa Manza Maginot bunker, ...Santa Manza Maginot bunker, ...

A lost artillery bunker...
San Juan fort, Santa Cruz, Tenerife

San Juan fort, Santa Cruz,  ...San Juan fort, Santa Cruz, ...

Making contrast with the auditorium, the old Castillo (fort) of San Juan is worth a look for a short visit.
Pertusato coastal battery, Bonifacio

Pertusato coastal battery,  ...Pertusato coastal battery, ...

An impressive coastal battery, located on the top of huge cliffs...
Ile Verte, La Ciotat

Ile Verte, La CiotatIle Verte, La Ciotat

Ile Verte literally means "the Green Island". A little paradise, with 3 beaches, 2 lost forts ruins, creeks, pine trees and deep blue water.
Todt Battery, Gris-Nez cape

Todt Battery, Gris-Nez capeTodt Battery, Gris-Nez cape

Want to see one of the giantest bunkers of the Atlantik Wall or to see the unique rail-gun mounted on a firing platform in Europe?...
Museum of Coastal Defence, Hong Kong

Museum of Coastal Defence,  ...Museum of Coastal Defence, ...

For History amateurs, or people who just want to enjoy a nice walk in a park with a fantastic view over the Lei Yue Mun Channel.
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