Moulin le Cygne is a small tourist residence that offers 4 luxury holiday apartments. It is just a short walk to the center of the medieval town of Stenay.
The apartments are situated in the 18th-century wing of the former watermill. Each has a TV and a fully-equipped kitchen.
Free Wi-Fi internet access is also available.
Beautiful garden Calm and Spacious
The mill features a peaceful communal garden. Simplicity, tranquility and space mark this garden, wich borders the Canal du Moulin, a branch of the Meuse River.
You can enjoy a terrace with garden furniture, lined by lavender. Who doesn't love seeing butterflies and bees gracefully flying from one flower to another looking for nectar?
A tranquil garden is also the perfect view from your apartment!
Meuse countyAnd the river Meuse
The old watermill is uniquely situated on the banks of the river Meuse and the canal de l'Est, in the historic town of Stenay. He you can discover the charms of the river Meuse which is peaceful yet an ideal tourist location.
Meuse County gets its character from its scenery, its incredible diversity and originality.
You find fascinating scenery off the beaten track, with exquisite flora and fauna.
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ParkingParking on Premises
Free private parking is available on site, reservation is not needed.
Luxury holiday apartmentsin a historical environment
The apartments are situated in the 18th century wing of the old watermill of Stenay - Meuse - Northern France.
The luxury, spacious, fully self-contained, 1-bedroom apartments are located approximately 5 minutes walk from the town center of the lovely Medieval town of Stenay.
All parking is off street and there is a calm and spacious communal garden.
General information of the apartments
The apartments are beautifully furnished, complete with modern kitchen, fridge and freezer, dishwasher, all cookware, crockery, cutlery and glassware.
Each bedroom has a queen-size bed and built in wardrobes.
The living room is tastefully furnished with comfortable sofa's a dining table and colour television.
All apartments have free Wi-Fi, wireless internet.
"Pure class in a beautiful building which the owner takes great pride in. Attached is a little restaurant which serves fresh good value and exceptionally tasty food. Even at breakfast nothing was too much troubleat".
Craig, Lowestoft (GB)
"This was the most charming stay in which the owner had thought of every detail to make one's stay fabulous. Spotlessly clean, warm and welcoming without intruding. A place to return and laze in the garden on the sound of running water".
by Patricia, Luxembourg (LU)
"The mill building is very attractive and the apartments tastefully decorated. It was so peaceful and the bed large and comfortable. The kitchen was very well equipped and the living area spacious and comfortable. There are bakers and patisseries within a short walk, plus other shops nearby for food ".
by Miriam Natasha, Cambridge (GB)
"Perfect base to explore WWI and WWII battlefields, cemeteries and memorials. Close also for going into Luxembourg, Belgium and Champagne region. Loved the apartment. Very roomy. Felt right at home. Landlady very personable, friendly and kind. The only thing we didn't like was having to leave!! ".
by Gaylord, Kennewick WA (US)
- 4 Luxury holiday apartments -
Apartment 1Easy access, beautiful garden view
Located on the ground floor with a surface of 35 m². The living room has a large window overlooking the garden. The bedroom adjoins the front courtyard. The apartment has a separate entrance and contains a shower.
Situated on the ground floor and with surface of 41 m². The living room overlooks the front courtyard and the canal du Moulin. It has a ceiling with the original beams and a fireplace. The bedroom and bathroom (with bath) adjoins the garden.
Located on the first floor with surface of 41 m². The living room overlooks the garden and the bedrooms adjoin the front courtyard. The apartment contains a marble fireplace, an original beam ceiling and the interior walls date from the 18th century. The bathroom includes a bath.
Located on the first floor with a surface of 47 m². The living room overlooks the front courtyard and the canal du Moulin. The bedroom adjoins the garden. It is a beautiful apartment with a spacious fully equipped kitchen. The bathroom contains a bath.
Moulin le Cygne, quality apartments in the northern France, is glad to greet the guests in the Meuse County and his surroundings.
From Bouillon in Belgium to Luxembourg city, from Nancy to Reims.
On our tourist information website, our virtual tourist office, you find: information about the history, culture, nature, art, festivals, activities, musea, walks and bike rides, attractions and fesivals.
Abbey of OrvalAbbaye Notre-Dame d'Orval
Orval Abbey is a Cistercian monastery founded in 1132 and is located in Villers-devant-Orval (B), 20 km north of Stenay.
The abbey is well known for its history and spiritual life but also for its production of the Trappist beer Orval and a specific cheese.
The beautiful garden, the museum and the ancient ruins of the old monastery are free to the public.
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The Saint-Hilaire church and cemetery in Marville are in fact a superb museum of funerary art with astonishing and highly moving stone tombs.
They enable us to better understand the Cult of the Dead that lasted from the Middle Ages to the Baroque period.
It still is surrounded by its beautiful graveyard with tombstones and remarkable ossuary.
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The citadel of Montmédy is one of the most important structures in the North-East of France, constructed in the reign of Charles V of Spain in 1545. Despite the two wars, the citadel is well preserved.
It is possible to explore the citadel. The walking circuit allows the visitor to admire the panoramas from this strategic point and to understand the work of Charles V, Vauban and Séré de Rivières. You find the museum of Jules Bastien-Lepage (important painter of the area.
Azannes, the village of old crafts opens each year on each of the sundays in May. A beautiful experience, where you can walk through history and enjoy the local people working the old handcrafts and trades.
Torgny: In 1636, the chapel Notre Dame of Luxemburg in Torgny was erected due to the outbreak of plague. In 1729 the hermitage was annexed to the chapel. Young women without a husband and pregnant women used to come there on pilgrimage.
Beaulieu-en-Argonne: The hermitage of Saint Rouin chapel with its contemporary style, was designed by Rayssinger and inspired by Corbusier and Henri Matisse. Stained glass by a young Japanese girl Kimie Bando. The altarpiece of the Assumption dates from the eighteenth century.
Margut: Hermitage in St. Walfroy founded by the hermit St.Walfroy in the sixth century. It is a place of pilgrimage to be reached by a path consisting of fourteen stations of the cross. At the summit, 1,148 feet above sea level, one discovers a remarkable view of the surrounding areas and as far as Belgium.
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. Lavoirs are commonly sited on a spring or beside or set over a river. Many Lavoirs are provided with roofs for shelter. With the coming of piped water supplies and modern drainage, lavoirs have been steadily falling into disuse although a number of communities have restored ancient lavoirs some of which date back to the 10th Century.
Within the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial in France, which covers 130.5 acres, rest the largest number American soldiers who lost their lives in Europe, a total of 14,246. Most of those buried here lost their lives during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive of World War I. The immense array of headstones rises in long regular rows upward beyond a wide central pool to the chapel that crowns the ridge.
The German cemetery in Brieulles contains 11,218 German war graves from World War I.
Montfaucon American Monument is a monument commemorating the American victory in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive during World War I. It is located in Montfaucon-d'Argonne close to Romange-sous-Montfaucon (American cemetery and museum). Immediately behind the Monument you find the ruins of the village with the remains of the church still visible.
Millions of men left home to fight for the fatherland. On the home front their women did their best to keep their communities going. Millions of victims, humans as well as animals, lost their lives. Hundreds of square miles of countryside were destroyed and complete villages erased, never to be rebuilt. It was a war that went beyond the limits of endurance for both man and animal.
But the day-to-day life of soldiers was not just about warfare. They passed much of their time behind the front line. In the encampments and the occupied villages, daily life went on. There was drinking and eating, music making and even art. There was time for personal hygiene, letters to home and for visiting friends in the field hospital. Here you will find the life of the ordinary soldier displayed over 260 square meters: For the men and the animals who, for four years, did the 'impossible'.
Romagne '14-'18 shows the human aspects in a touching way. A personal story is hidden behind each object, the silent witnesses. In this way the passion of Jean-Paul de Vries developed from a private collection to create this extensive permanent exhibition.
| Website: www.romagne14-18.com
In September 1914 the first combats broke out in the Argonne Forest. This fixed-position war lasted until 1918, with the huge Franco-American offensive launched towards Sedan.
Among the remarkable site in the Argonne area:
- the Butte de Vauquois: this spectacular site remains intact, presenting a series of gigantic mine craters, and is criss-crossed with underground galleries which can be visited
- the Haute Chevauchée and its Ossuary-Monument
- the Kaiser Tunnel