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Verdun Battlefield

Verdun, France
+33 3 29 86 14 18
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  • Excellent72%
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“personal tour” (2 reviews)
“great walk” (2 reviews)
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Verdun, France
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+33 3 29 86 14 18
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"excellent guide"
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"personal tour"
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"great walk"
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"their lives"
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"moving place"
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"human race"
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"walking trails"
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"history buff"
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"fort douaumont"
in 9 reviews
"both sides"
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"european history"
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"machine gun"
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"french soldiers"
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"first world war"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Profound experience driving and walking around the trenches and monument of this great tragedy! A place not to be fort gotten. Also one of the best outdoor museums I have visited!!

Thank PetterLundgren
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Visited The Ossuary, Douaumont which was beautifully kept and an amazing tribute to thousands of French soldiers who list their lives. We climbed the 200 stairs to the top of the tower which gives you an even greater perspective of the numbers lost. Well worth...More

Thank Maz190
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

I have been to other battlefields many times but the first time here. It compares in terms of museums and sights to see .A lot remains and there is plenty of information in English which is unusual for France .All very moving and absolutely fascinating.

Thank lorenzo01
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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

get a map from the tourist office and follow the direction to the battlefields. interesting how the war was won in the old days. meutermedia

1  Thank MeuterMedia
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

The place where the French and German armies slugged it out for so long is now a large memorial park, encompassing a range of sights. A good place to start is the museum where a small but informative exhibition illuminates the horror of the war....More

Thank Katieclem46
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

The number of people killed at Verdun was one of the biggest of WWI. Go visit it yourself, it is well worth it

Thank paroak
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Just by driving next to it was impressing watching the amount of crosses and the big building. There is parking available and easy entrance for people on wheelchairs. You can go up the tower to take a look at the surroundings which is pretty nice....More

1  Thank wKao10
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

This place has the bones of some soldiers, also the place has a movie. It is impressive the number of soldiers that lost their lives, it is not a happy place, but is good to see and realize the stupidity of the human race. It...More

1  Thank Jose P
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

All those bones the mémorial is showing..very impressive ! It's a pitty one cannot watch the film without going into the tower ?= not accessible for handicap people)

2  Thank Catherine V
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This was certainly one of the most touching places we have been and one that most people who come to Verdun would be sure to see.

Thank Illini3368
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chris4418
5 July 2017|
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Response from Leanne B | Reviewed this property |
Hi - these are the details l have: 0033(0)679 45 30 98
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lzct
1 March 2016|
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Response from Cimmerianbloke | Reviewed this property |
Not a good option as you definitely need some sort of personal transport, especially for a day-trip. Check car rentals or a private guide with provided car.
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