4 days in Thionville & Verdun Itinerary

4 days in Thionville & Verdun Itinerary

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Thionville
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Verdun
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Thionville

— 2 nights
Thionville is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee de l'Ecole de Nancy and Fort de Queuleu. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gros Ouvrage Maginot du Hackenberg and Le Temple Neuf. Change things up with these side-trips from Thionville: Parc Animalier de Sainte-Croix (in Rhodes) and Place Stanislas (in Nancy). There's more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo d'Amnéville.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Thionville road trip planning app.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Thionville is an approximately 1-hour car ride. August in Thionville sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Verdun.

Things to do in Thionville

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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Verdun

— 1 night
The River Meuse runs through Verdun forming several canals throughout the valley, surrounded by hills with historical fortresses, battlefields, and underground barracks, as well as a healthy beer brewing culture.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun, contemplate the long history of Douaumont Ossuary, then steep yourself in history at Fort Douaumont, and finally stop by Terra Chocolata.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Verdun trip tool.

Traveling by car from Thionville to Verdun takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Verdun

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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