The battle of Verdun lasts 10 months, 300 days and 300 nights of constant battles.
After being “Heart of France” in 1916 and “hell” for the soldiers, Verdun is a stronghold of historic and memories tourism.
On the river Meuse
The city of Verdun receives its charm from the presence of the Meuse and its many canals in the middle of the old town. The numerous boat owners make profit out of the marina, situated in the city center.
30 centuries of history
First Gallic fort, imperial city and seat of a strong bishopric, then French fortress and in the end impregnable fortress during the First World War. The old town of Verdun maintains a remarkable architecturally legacy.
The capital of the sugared almond
Did you know ? The dragées which are famous worldwide have been invented in Verdun in 1220. Still today, the House Braquier passes on this ancient know-how: the production of the dragées.
A modern city
As a worldwide and historical city, Verdun is no less a festive city. The town can be proud of its rich program of festivals and its vividness.
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