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Travel Blogs from Verdun
... It makes heart breaking reading 300,000 lost their lives, 450,000 injured and 60 million shells fired and all for it to happen again just over 20 years later. It's hard to take in the awfulness and hardship. There are monuments, gun emplacements and you can clearly see the trenches from the road and even evidence of where the hospital was. Phil's grandfather was at the battle in 1916 and his Uncle has his second name after the battle and delighted to say Verd is still ...
We got home from our Trier/Koblenz trip last night at about 7:30 and whipped up a quick pizza and salad dinner before falling to sleep. I surprised myself by sleeping in until 10am!!! It's going to be a lazy day... After the boys were rousted, we made it out the door by 12:15 and headed on foot down the street about 1 km to ...
road rage. Everyone seems to follow the rules of the road and traffic flows
The first leg was from Winkel via Basel and into France via
Mulhouse, Colmar, Nancy and Metz until we got to Verdun (Of 1st
World War fame) where after getting lost a few times we decided to book into
the local campsite. France just went down in my book of places to camp as “not
... many of the rooms and tunnels with an English IPod Commentary.
We then visited the French National Cemetery at Douamont. Thirteen thousand crosses adorn the field, which holds roughly 130,000 unidentified remains of French soldiers. A sobering place.
We left Verdun and drove to Reims to see Reims Notre Dame Cathedral, which was impressive.
After viewing the cathedral, we continued driving to ...
The area around the aire is quite pretty, but, the rest of the town has seen better days.
Normally, we see few if any Brits, but, ...
Other places to stay in Verdun
8 avenue de la Victoire, Verdun | 3 star hotelfrom $133
22 Avenue de Paris, Verdun | 2 star hotelfrom $68
4, rue de la Vieille-Prison, Verdun | Hotelfrom $112
11, Rue Parge, Verdun | 2 star hotelfrom $86
Rue Robert Schuman, Verdun | 2 star hotelfrom $91
Carrefour du Rozelier, Verdun | Hotelfrom $76
9 av. Garibaldi, Verdun | Hotelfrom $50
12 Place St-Paul, Verdun | Hotelfrom $57
48 Avenue de Metz, Verdun | Hotelfrom $89