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Verdun— 3 nights
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.You've now added Fort de Vaux to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verdun: Nigloland (in Dolancourt), Zoo d'Amnéville (in Amneville) and Metz (Room Escape Games & Œuvre de la cathédrale). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Fort Douaumont, get engrossed in the history at Verdun Memorial, stop by Terra Chocolata, and learn about all things military at Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun.
To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Verdun visit planner .
If you are flying in from Croatia, the closest major airports are Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Metz-Nancy-Lorraine Airport and Strasbourg Airport. In May, daytime highs in Verdun are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Verdun
Metz, Fleury-Devant-Douaumont, Ouvrage de La Ferte, Fort Douaumont, Nigloland
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