Arriving -- Two trains arrive daily from Paris’s Gare de l’Est; you’ll have to change at Châlons-en-Champagne. Several daily trains also arrive from Metz, after a change at Conflans. The one-way fare from Paris is 22€ to 50€; from Metz, it’s 16€. For train information and schedules, see www.oui.sncf or call tel. 36-35 (.40€/min.). Driving is easy; Verdun is several miles north of the Paris-Strasbourg autoroute (A4).
Visitor Information -- The Office de Tourisme is on place de la Nation (www.verdun-tourisme.com; tel. 03-29-84-14-18). It’s closed on bank holidays.