Monuments and gardens
THE ESTATE: The design of the grounds as they stand today reflects principles in common use in the 19th century. There is a meadow dotted with...
LES JARDINS D'ARMELLE
65 varieties of shrubs. 40 trees. Dried flowers. A private garden that looks its best between June and October: annuals, biennials, grasses,...
BEAULIEU EN ARGONNE
This modern chapel is an irregular cube of grey concrete standing on piles, blending seamlessly into the surrounding countryside. It was built by...
RAMBLUZIN ET BENOITE VAUX
BENOITE VAUX SITE
Benoîte Vaux has long been a major place of pilgrimage in Lorraine. The priory was built here in the 12th century but the church dates from the...
DUN SUR MEUSE
NOTRE-DAME DE BONNE GARDE CHURCH
Located within the fortifications built in the 10th century high above the town, this massive church was commissioned in 1346 by the Lords of...
CRYPTE SAINT DAGOBERT
The crypt contains the doorway to St. Dagobert's Church (9th - 12th centuries), the mysterious Stenay stone and a memorial to the lost king. In the...
BEAULIEU EN ARGONNE
PRESSOIR DE BEAULIEU
Housed in a brick building, the abbey's old wine press is a historic monument in its own right. It was in use until the end of the 19th century. It...
Verdun's cathedral was the first religious building to be dedicated to the Virgin Mary and is one of the oldest churches in Europe. Wars and the...
Built in 1536, the church Saint Léonard is classified as "Historic Monument" since 1906. Come to discover the story of this church and admire the...
PARC DE LA GRANGE AUX CHAMPS
The estate remembers its monastic past in its name. Dotted with ponds, a lake and a stream, the park has some beautiful statues, a rocky grotto, a...
EGLISE ABBATIALE OF LACHALADE
Former Cistercian abbey founded in the early 12th century. Magnificent rose window from St. Vannes' Abbey in Verdun. Open by arrangement.
LIGNY EN BARROIS
The 22-metre Valéran Tower is all that remains of the fortified outer wall which protected the Counts of Ligny's castle. The tower remains the most...