Verdun tourism and travel guide
Visit Verdun: highlights and tourist informationTravel Guide To Visit Attractions
France This Way comment: War memorials are the centre of most visits to Verdun, scene of some of the most terrible battles in the First World War, but don't overlook the cathedral and the citadel
This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Verdun. For detailed visitor information see the Verdun travel guide.
Verdun is situated in the Meuse department and Lorraine region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 46 kilometres from Bar-le-Duc, the department capital (general information: Verdun is 224 kilometres from Paris).. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Verdun, France: places to visit and attractions
Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Verdun in Grand-Est.
Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!
Map of places to visit near Verdun
Markets in and near Verdun
Market days in Verdun: weekly market: Friday;
- Verdun: market Friday (0km)
- Saint-Mihiel: market Saturday (32km)
- Piennes: market Thursday (33km)
- Longuyon: market Friday (35km)
- Jarny: market Saturday (36km)
- Sainte-Menehould: market Monday (37km)
- Stenay: market Friday (40km)
- Homecourt: market Sunday all day (44km)
- Joeuf: market Friday (45km)
- Bar-le-Duc: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (46km)
More information about Verdun, Lorraine
Tourist attractions near Verdun, France
Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Verdun.
- Longwy ville neuve (Vauban fortifications) (49km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)
- Bar-le-Duc (46km)
- Commercy (47km)
Sites of natural beauty
- Foret de la Reine (50km)
- Lac de Bairon (60km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)
- Beaulieu-en-Argonne (27km)
Geography and distances
New region: Grand-Est
Distance to Verdun
from Bar-le-Duc (prefecture): 46 km
from Paris: 224 km
from Calais: 321 km
from Nice: 624 km
from Bordeaux: 660 km
from Strasbourg: 184 km
For driving distances to Verdun from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belleray, Belleville-sur-Meuse, Belrupt-en-Verdunois, Bras-sur-Meuse, Charny-sur-Meuse, Fleury-Devant-Douaumont, Haudainville and Thierville-sur-Meuse.
This page in French: Visiter Verdun