Anti-tank gun 43

Where? Houfels, L-9639 Boulaide

At the Houfëls viewpoint, the imposing presence of two World War II relics awaits visitors.

At the Houfëls viewpoint, visitors are greeted by the imposing presence of two relics from the Second World War: the German Pak 43 anti-tank gun and the heavy 15cm field howitzer sFH18. These historical artefacts are reminders of an era that has thankfully passed.
From Houfëls, also known as Hochfels, a breathtaking panoramic view opens up over the picturesque Sauer valley near Boulaide.

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Address: Anti-tank gun 43
L-9639 Boulaide
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