60 days in Verdun Itinerary

60 days in Verdun Itinerary

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Verdun ©
The River Meuse runs through Verdun forming several canals throughout the valley, surrounded by hills with historical fortresses, battlefields, and underground barracks, as well as a healthy beer brewing culture.
Change things up with these side-trips from Verdun: Amneville (Patinoire Municipal, Zoo d'Amnéville, & more), Hautvillers (Champagne Joseph Desruets & Abbaye Saint-Pierre d'Hautvillers) and Epernay (Le Chocolat d'Emmanuel Briet, Moet et Chandon Champagne Cellars, & more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Fort Douaumont, take an in-depth tour of Le Memorial de Verdun, learn about all things military at Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun, and take a peaceful walk through Foret Domaniale de Verzy.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Verdun trip planner .

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major airports are Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Metz-Nancy-Lorraine Airport and Strasbourg Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Verdun can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Verdun

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Epernay, Chalons-en-Champagne, Amneville, Bouzy, Saint-Nicolas-de-Port
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Fort Douaumont ©
Fort Douaumont
Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun ©
Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun
Trench of the Bayonets ©
Trench of the Bayonets