Located in Champagne, in the department of Aube just 1h30 from Paris, the city of Troyes will seduce you with its rich cultural and natural heritage as well as its sports and leisure activities.
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Discover the treasures of Troyes in Champagne during your stay at Urban Spa.
Discover around 8000 hectares of vineyard in the surroundings of Troyes and visit about 30 villages that border the Côte des Bars.
Linger especially in the surprising village of Les Riceys with its 3 PDO : champagne, coteau champenois and rosé des Riceys. Thanks to its 866 hectares vineyard, this village is the world biggest owner of Champagne PDO area.
With its 10 churches and its 4 museums whose collections cover a huge period from prehistory to Modern art, Troyes will be able to charm all historical, cultural and industrial heritage lovers.
A walk across the cobblestoned streets of the city center, its confidential courtyards and its typical half-timbering architecture takes you back to the Middle Ages, at the time of the Champagne Fairs, while the churches’ jubes and stained glasses bear witness to the artistic and cultural effervescence of the Great 16th century in Champagne. A little further, middle-class houses and brownfields remind the industrial era when hosiery industry led the city at the height of its fame. Troyes, Lovely little romantic town for couples. see more:
Site Tourisme de Troyes
Site des Musées de Troyes
Cité du Vitrail
Maison de l'Outil & de la Pensée Ouvrière
The factory outlets were born in Troyes in the 1960s. Ever since then, the city has been known as the European biggest outlet and fashion center. You can find hundreds of brands in the 230 stores and shops that receive about 5 million visitors every year.McArthurGlen Troyes
Formal, botanical, landscaped and priory gardens : the department of Aube and Troyes surroundings provide a lot of parks and gardens you can visit.
You can especially discover the Regional Nature Reserve of the Orient Forest which covers about 70 000 hectares and its diversified local fauna and flora spread around the Orient Forest Lakes (which are the artificial reservoir-lake of the Seine meant to avoid Paris being flooded). Many sports, touristic and leisure activities can be practiced there.A haven of peace and change of scenery 15 minutes from the city.
Troyes will offer you sports and leisure activities for all tastes. Amusement park, theatres, concerts, sporting events all year round.
Elected as the French sportiest city in 1981 and 2005 by the Equipe magazine, Troyes gathers about 400 sports and leisure clubs and societies specialized in many different disciplines. For example, the professional football club ESTAC is performing this year in 2022 in the UBER EATS Ligue 1 championship. All year long, a lot of sporting events take place in Troyes (you can see the schedule on the next page).
2 minutes far from the apartment by walk, the theaters of Champagne and of the Madeleine will offer you many spectacles, plays and concerts.
You can also enjoy the amusement park Nigloland located just 40 minutes far from Troyes and its about 40 attractions for the whole family.
Théâtre de la Madelaine
Maison du boulanger