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You can visit the stronghold of Longwy all year round.

  • Enjoy a tour of Vauban’s fortifications at your own pace, along a sign-posted trail explaining the history of the site.
  • Headsets with audio guides are also available for rent (2€ / 1€ - 15 years).

Longwy Tourist Office offers guided visits of the stronghold from November to April, one time each month.
Special visits for children on the first Wednesday of each month all year round at 10.30 am.

Many of the historical buildings in the stronghold have now been turned into exhibition venues:

  • the Emaux museum, in the former military bakery;
  • the Carré Vauban, contemporary art gallery in the Porte de France (France Gate) ;
  • the siege well which holds temporary exhibitions.

How to get here

  • Car: A 31 - RN 52, sortie Longwy Haut
  • Train : Paris-Longwy (via Metz ou Nancy)
  • Nearest Airports : Metz/Nancy ou Luxembourg Ville
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Longwy Tourist Office
Place Darche
54 400 Longwy
Tel : +33 (0)3 82 24 94 54
Open from monday to sunday / 10.00-12.00 am and 2.00-6.00 pm