Meet your Verdun guide at the location of your choice in the Champagne or Meuse region. Travel in a comfortable minivan. Recommended pick-up time: 8.30 am.
Start the day with a stop at the ossuary “La ferme de Navarin”, monument inaugurated by General Gouraud in 1924, in memory of French soldiers who died during the Great war. Your guide will then drive you to the Meuse region, in the heart of the forest where the “Kronprinz” shelter is located, one of the German soldiers camp.
Explore the sadly famous hillock of Vauquois, full of galleries, where 14,000 soldiers lost their lives along a tiny portion of the Western front.
Be driven to the historic site of Varennes-en-Argonne, at the Pennsylvania American war memorial and admire the magnificent panorama of the valley of the Aire. Hear a fascinating aside about the king Louis XVI who got arrested there in 1791, trying to escape after the French Revolution.
Discover the most well-known American cemetery of the World War I in Romagne sous Montfaucon.
Come across the impressive ossuary in Douaumont, where unidentified French and German soldiers rest.
End this trip with a visit of the “Fort de Douaumont”, iconic fortress of the Verdun battle.
Lunch is not included, we can recommend restaurants in the region.
Enjoy your day !