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On our tourist information website, our virtual tourist office, you find..

  • Information about the history, culture, nature, art, festivals, activities, etc. in four languages (English, German, French and Dutch)
  • the repertoire of museums, attractions and festivals

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Tour of the old ramparts - Stenay

Follow in the footsteps of the old fortifications of Stenay between the town and the military citadel. This pleasant historic walk of about 1 hour 15 minutes leads you back in time through the meandering lanes and passages of Stenay.

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Charmois, castles..

In 1615, two brothers shared the estate, which explains the presence of two châteaux so close together. Both buildings were originally surrounded by fortified farms. From the Middle Ages to the end of the 19th century the estate belonged to families of Charmoye and Herbemont.…

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Beer Museum - Stenay..

Situated between the Chateau de Sedan and the Verdun remembrance sites, the Stenay Beer Museum retraces the history of brewing arts and traditions, from its origins around 12,000 years ago to the pre…c…

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Bar-le-Duc

Bar-le-Duc lies midway between Reims and Nancy, 2½ hrs from Paris. It is a “Town of artistic, architectural and historic interest” (Ville d'art et d'histoire) and one of the “most beautiful detours in France” (plus beaux détours de France) surrounded by woodland.…

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Wash-houses - lavoirs..

A Lavoir is a public place set aside for the washing of clothes. Communal washing places were common in Europe until industrial washing was introduced, and they in turn were replaced by launderettes.……

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City tour Stenay.

A walk through the old town of Stenay. Discover Stenay’s places and most attractive dwellings during a lovely stroll of around 1hour15. Get to know Stenay and its history during a walk ……

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A day with Jean-Robert Ipoustéguy..

To spent a beautiful day in Dun-sur-Meuse en Dun-Haut with modern art, nature and history we recommend the one day tour "a day with Ipoustéguy".

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Boutique Solidaire..

Enter a shop like no other!Clothes, household linen, decorative objects, toys and furniture all come from donations which have been sorted by the volunteers of the Stenay Social Centre and put on the……

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Museums

Cemetries and ossuaries

Stenay

This cemetery contains the remains of 14,246 soldiers, most of whom fell during the US First Army’s operations of 26 September to 11 November, 1918.

Stenay

The Saint-Hilaire church and cemetery in Marville are in fact a superb museum of funerary art with astonishing and highly moving stone tombs.

Stenay

The Ossuary contains the remains of 130,000 unknown soldiers. Visitors see a film entitled, "Verdun des hommes de boue" .

First World War

The hidden village of Camp Marguerre (1915) in the Gouraincourt Forest gradually…

comes into view as you approach the signposted footpath.
The encampment was at the rear of the German front lines and consists of concrete huts built on the orders of the German Captain, Hans Marguerre. e built a concrete mixing plant and a camp here to test the uses of this material…

Churches

Basilica of our Lady in Avioth

Near Avioth, at the beginning of the 12th C, shepherds discovered another sta¬tue of the Virgin and Child. …

Chapelle Sainte Ernelle - Villécloye.

Set amongst chestnut and linden trees, ...

Hermitage in St. Walfroy.

Hermitage in St. Walfroy founded in the sixth century.... I

Hermitage of Saint Rouin.

designed by Rayssinger and inspired by Corbusier and Henri Matisse

Église Notre-Dame de l'Assomption

in Mont-devant-Sassey. Built in the Argonne foothills…

Hermitage Torgny.

In 1636, the chapel Notre Dame of Luxemburg was erected due to the outbreak of plague.

Museum of Sacred Art and Benedictine libary.

Housed in the south wing of the old Benedictine abbey, which is also home...

Saint Dagobert II

Meuse - France
Fountaine St. Dagobert

The Saint-Dagobert Fountain..

It is found in the centre of a 1,500- hectare stretch of forest, managed by the National Office of Forests. The ancient Arphays fountain, now called……

Meuse - France
Saint Dagobert II

Saint Dagobert II, king of the Merovingers

Who was Saint Dagobert II? Son of the Merovingian King Sigebert III (or Sigisbert), and grandson of King Dagobert II, he was born around 652 AD. …

Meuse - France
Cercle Saint Dagobert II

Cercle Saint Dagobert II

CERCLE SAINT DAGOBERT II, association internationale What vestiges of Dagobert's reign can still be seen at Stenay ? Hardly anything... …




Moulin le Cygne



And...

Aubrac cow - biological meat…

By the breeding, the Aubrac cow is fed exclusively with grass from natural grassland, and supplemented with a mixture of flattened cereals. These have grown without fertilizers or pesticides. …

Nature Reserve Raymond Mayné - Torgny…

Situated north of the village and facing south, the nature reserve stretches on a nearly-six-hectare surface; it belongs to the association “Ardenne et Gaume” and to the district of Rouvroy.…

Jean-Claude Servais, cartonist

ean-Claude Servais, cartonist, loves the Gaume region in southern Belgium. He has been living for many years and loves the nature. The history of the region draws herself into her landscapes,…

River Semois - walking…

Three days along the borders of the river Semois in the Ardens along the nicest places.
One of the most beautiful GR routes in Belgium with a varying trail and climbs witch puts you to your limits…