Verdun. Heart of the Meuse and the World Capital of Peace. The meanders of the river quiet lull that country where the emotion comes from the rich history of a city which, by treaty and battle, has finally chosen the path of Memory and Peace.
This city is very surprising and pleasant. The Wharf in London is sympathetic with the river Meuse where cross many barges and pleasure craft.
Citadel Underground: single term recovery in Europe, presenting the lives of Hairy during the War. Discovered in "toy trains" of 15 galleries, reconstruction of a trench and choice of the Unknown Soldier. Tours in English, French, German, Dutch, Italian and Spanish.
Monument to Victory: staircase of 73 steps cut into the old ramparts of Verdun and leading to a crypt surmounted by a tower supporting a warrior. In the crypt, the books are exposed gold medalists Verdun.
Notre Dame: beautiful building composite (Xe in the 18th century) which combines the styles of Romanesque and Gothic. Crypt of the 12th century cloister fourteenth-sixteenth century, canopy and organ eighteenth.
Dragees Braquier: company visit, discovery processes homemade turbines in ancient copper, almond sorting, peeling, coating ... Mini-Museum.
Sound and Light of the Battle of Verdun "Flames in the light": Historical particularly moving evocation of the Battle of Verdun. A poignant tribute to the hundreds of thousands of fighters with more than 300 000 died in a face-to-face in this tragic land of Maas. A great page of our history unfolds before your eyes. A magnificent Sound and Light, 300 actors on stage, 900 costumes, 1000 projectors, special effects for a very emotional moment that ends on a note of hope: the armistice, reconciliation and peace at last. In June and July, Fridays and Saturdays at dusk.
Festival "Music and Terraces" free concert of music and terraces on Saturday nights and Sunday evenings on the dock of London. In June and July.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
Guided tour of the Battlefield Verdun: aboard a bus and accompanied by a guide, discover this land still upset and marked impact of shrapnel to understand one of the bloodiest battles of WW1.
Panoramic tour of the most important monuments of the battlefield, to stop inside visit:
Verdun Memorial, Museum of the Great War.
Fort Douaumont witnessed fighting between French and German.
Ossuary of Douaumont, dedicated to victims of the Great War.
Trench of Bayonets.
From May 1 to September 11, starting at 14h every day (except Sunday).