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Découvrez une nouvelle façon de découvrir un territoire en sélectionnant l'affinité qui vous correspond le mieux. De la grande guerre, en passant par la nature, découvrez tout le charme de la Meuse de quatre façons possibles.

Getting to Meuse

Located between Paris and Strasbourg in the heart of the Alsace - Lorraine – Champagne – Ardenne region, Meuse has an amazing mix of scenery and culture, making it well worth a visit.

Meuse is easy to get to and there is plenty to see and do once you get here. Meuse is only 1 hr from Paris, 90 mins from Strasbourg and 5¼ hrs from Bordeaux by the direct TGV Est high-speed rail link.

 Roads , trains , airports, Meuse near Paris and Strasbourg

Meuse, facts and figures :

  • Area : 6,211 sq. km

  • Density : 31 inhabitants per sq. km

  • County town (“prefecture”) : Bar-le-Duc

  • Sub-prefectures : Verdun and Commercy

  • Number of towns and villages : 501

  • Highest point : Buisson d’Amanty (alt. 483 m)

  • Lowest point : outskirts of Saulx (alt. 115 m)

  • Walking : more than 4,500 km of safe footpaths including 800 km signposted trails

  • Forest : 30% of the area

  • Canals and navigable waterways : 250 km

  • Largest dam : Lac de Madine (1,100 hectares)

  • The Meuse, a European river 950 km in length, flows through Meuse from south to north, over a distance of almost 200 km.

 

Getting to Meuse by road :

It takes less than 3 hours to get to Meuse from Paris :

  • Bar-le-Duc, 237 km via the RN4 road (Nancy direction)
  • Verdun, 262 km via the A4 motorway or 243 km by the RN3 road.

It takes less than 3 hours to get to Meuse from Brussels (Belgium) :

  • Bar-le-Duc, 313 km via the E411 motorway.
  • Verdun, 256 km via the E411 motorway and N18 and N3 roads.

It takes less than 4 hours to get to Meuse from Lyon :

  • Bar-le-Duc, 390 km via the A6 and A31 motorways and the N4 road.
  • Verdun, 464 km via the A6 and A31 motorways and the D964 road.

For everybody’s benefit, please keep within the speed limits and take a break every two hours when travelling.

For details of truck stops in Meuse, check out the “Relais routiers” online.

Motorway information :

 

Getting to Meuse by rail :

Thanks to the TGV high-speed train, you can be at Disneyland-Paris an hour after leaving the Meuse TGV railway station. For the times of trains coming to Meuse, check out the following website : Gare de Meuse TGV.

The East European high-speed train line (TGV Est Européen) stops at the Bar-le-Duc and Meuse TGV stations (30 km from Bar-le-Duc and 25 km from Verdun). From Paris, the trip takes 1 hr 40 mins to Bar-le-Duc and 1 hr to Meuse TGV.

Shuttle buses from Meuse TGV to Bar-le-Duc, Commercy and Verdun : a fare is charged for the shuttle bus. You can pay when buying your train ticket or pay the bus driver.

Regional trains to Meuse :

  • Regional trains also provide a service to Bar-le-Duc. The trip lasts 2 hrs 20 mins from Paris and there are 7 services daily.
  • There are also regional services to Verdun and Commercy, with connections to Châlons-en-Champagne and Bar-le-Duc respectively.

 

Getting to Meuse by air :

Lorraine Airport is located in Goins en Moselle (Moselle), 1 hr 12 mins from Verdun and 2 hrs from Bar-le-Duc. To save time, purchase your ticket on the Metz Nancy Lorraine Airport website.

  • Getting to Meuse from the regional Metz-Nancy Lorraine Airport : 118 km to Bar-le-Duc and 108 km to Verdun.
  • Paris-Orly and Paris-Roissy airports : 265 km from Verdun and 259 km from Bar-le-Duc.
  • Getting to Meuse from the international Luxembourg Airport : 131 km to Verdun.

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