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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.

Iconic Locations

The locations described here are the most iconic and most representative of all the historic battlefield sites in Meuse. They provide a general look at the main events in World War I and form the basis of a tour for people without in-depth or specialist knowledge of the subject. These iconic locations give a general understanding of the 1914-1918 period. Meuse also has numerous other places that will be of great interest to anybody seeking to understand certain aspects of the war.
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VERDUN

WORLD CENTRE FOR PEACE

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MONTFAUCON D'ARGONNE

MONTFAUCON AMERICAN MONUMENT IN ARGONNE

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ROMAGNE SOUS MONTFAUCON

MEUSE ARGONNE AMERICAN CEMETERY

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DOUAUMONT VAUX

FORT OF VAUX

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VAUQUOIS

VAUQUOIS RIDGE

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DOUAUMONT VAUX

OSSUARY OF DOUAUMONT

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DOUAUMONT VAUX

TRENCH OF BAYONETS

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MONTSEC

MONTSEC HILL AMERICAN MEMORIAL

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VERDUN

THE MONUMENT TO VICTORY AND THE SOLDIERS OF VERDUN

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DUGNY SUR MEUSE

FALOUSE DEFENSES

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VERDUN

UNDERGROUND CITADEL

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DOUAUMONT VAUX

THE RED ZONE AND THE DESTROYED VILLAGES

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VERDUN

WORLD CENTRE FOR PEACE

The World Centre for Peace, Liberty and Human Rights (Centre Mondial de la Paix, des Libertés et des Droits de l’Homme) is housed in the luxurious...

Meuse Tourisme

MONTFAUCON D'ARGONNE

MONTFAUCON AMERICAN MONUMENT IN ARGONNE

This memorial was built by the American Battle Monuments Commission, a government agency in the USA which also maintains it. It has an overall...

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ROMAGNE SOUS MONTFAUCON

MEUSE ARGONNE AMERICAN CEMETERY

The cemetery lies to the east of the village of Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, 40 kilometres north-west of Verdun. It contains the graves of 14,246...

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DOUAUMONT VAUX

FORT OF VAUX

Fort Vaux, another Séré de Rivières fort, was one of the main priorities of the German attack, from the very start of the Battle of Verdun. Early...

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VAUQUOIS

VAUQUOIS RIDGE

The village of Vauquois was caught up in mine warfare and razed to the ground in February 1915 during the bitter fighting that totally changed its...

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DOUAUMONT VAUX

OSSUARY OF DOUAUMONT

The Ossuary contains the remains of 130,000 unknown soldiers. Visitors see a film entitled, "Verdun des hommes de boue" (Verdun, Men in Mud). The...

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DOUAUMONT VAUX

TRENCH OF BAYONETS

This monument, which was built by an American, is based on a legend stating that French soldiers were buried alive, standing in their trench during...

Meuse Tourisme

MONTSEC

MONTSEC HILL AMERICAN MEMORIAL

This memorial on Montsec Ridge in the Meuse Hills consists of a circular colonnade with a bronze viewing table in the middle showing the location of...

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VERDUN

THE MONUMENT TO VICTORY AND THE SOLDIERS OF VERDUN

This memorial in the town centre was inaugurated in 1929 by French President, Gaston Doumergue. From it, there is a breathtaking view of the town....

Meuse Tourisme

DUGNY SUR MEUSE

FALOUSE DEFENSES

This powerfully-armed fort is intact. It was not shelled. Instead it was used to billet soldiers behind the lines at Verdun. It has been completely...

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VERDUN

UNDERGROUND CITADEL

Between 1886 and 1893, underground galleries were dug beneath the citadel in Verdun. Designed to provide shelter and facilities for 2,000 men, the...

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DOUAUMONT VAUX

THE RED ZONE AND THE DESTROYED VILLAGES

Nine villages located in the "Red Zone" were razed to the ground during the Battle of Verdun, swept away in the devastating onslaught. They were...

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