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Verdun— 1 day
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.Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cimetiere Militaire du Faubourg-Pave. On the 2nd (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Verdun Memorial, steep yourself in history at Fort Douaumont, contemplate the long history of Douaumont Ossuary, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire du Faubourg-Pave, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun.
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If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airports are Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Metz-Nancy-Lorraine Airport and Strasbourg Airport. In November, daily temperatures in Verdun can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Verdun
Douaumont, Verdun Memorial
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