Longuyon is situated about 150 miles (241 kilometers) east of the national capital Paris, and 110 miles (177 kilometers) northwest of Strasbourg.
While it may be tempting to just chill out when visiting Longuyon, remember, the surrounding region's abundance of scenic delights lie just beyond your doorstep. Dun-sur-Meuse, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the east, and Williers, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southeast of Longuyon are also well worth checking out.
Organise transportation and head to Verdun, a shopping and transport center for the region, some 20 miles (32 kilometers) away from Longuyon. This regional center offers a wide range of tourist attractions, such as Andre Maginot Memorial, Musee-Memorial de Fleury and Fort de Vaux. Monument de la Victoire, Fort de Douaumont and Ossuaire de Douaumont are some other attractions worth checking out for those who find themselves with time to spare.
People who explore Alsace-Lorraine delight in discovering the wide range of open-air markets and open-air museums dotted throughout the region. If you are looking for indoor activities, it's hard to go past Alsace-Lorraine's excellent art museums and history museums. These are great spots to soak up some of the local lore and culture and perhaps find a unique memento.
There are some great ways to get into the great outdoors around Longuyon. Mountain climbing and hiking are two ways active visitors can get their kicks.
At the end of your holiday in Longuyon, put the lens cap back on your camera, spend your last of your euros on last-minute souvenirs, and bid a fond Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell) to this unique destination.