TRANCHEE DE CHATTANCOURT
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Located on the battlefield of Verdun, the Trench of Chattancourt is a unique place as it was redug on the exact location of an active WW1 frontligne trench. Capturing the original intersection where de Trench of Chattancourt and the Trench of Toulouse met, the reconstructed interior allows visitors to relive how French soldiers experienced life ine the trenches in 1916.
Each part of the trench has been rebuilt as it was during the war thanks to original maps and documents, photographs and the accounts of the soldiers who served here.
Visitors can experience for themselves what life was like in the trenches thanks to the detailed construction techniques, numerous original artifacts and informative explanations provided. More than 100 meters of original trench and shelters have been dug and built exactly as it was during WW1. This is a very interesting place either for adults or kids to understand the War of trenches.