For me, the champagne cork is: A proof that things go as chance would have them, or that you can not escape your destiny. Anyway, this shape of a champagne cork taken by the city over the centuries is very representative of its adhesion to its terroir.

My favourite recipe: It might not be the most original but it is so good ! A AAAAA andouillette, grilled just enough on the barbecue with a bit of mustard… That is it ! Because this is how it is the best… AAAAA!

My little slice of heaven: An emblematic place of our Tricasse city: the « Ruelle des Chats » (alley of the cats)! Since it has been rehabilitated, wandering there is like going back in time to 500 years ago in our History. And when dusk falls, it is a bewitching, mysterious and romantic atmosphere…

Never leave Troyes before: Having discovered how shiny and fine are the stained glass windows in St Pierre St Paul cathedral, and in Ste Madeleine, St Pantaléon, St Jean churches…, but also before having taken a selfie by the heart of Troyes.

Like a bird without wings!

Like a bird without wings!

Who has never dreamed of flying and seeing life from above! This was the case...

The misadventures of a canal without water or the history of a natural colander!

The misadventures of a canal without water or the history of a natural colander!

In 1805, the Emperor Napoléon 1st, while visiting Troyes, declared:  Before six years, I demand the...

We too have our monster!

We too have our monster!

Like Tarascon and its Tarasque! Or like Metz and its Graoully! Or even Poitiers and...

A rather special inauguration!

A rather special inauguration!

I am going to tell you a true and unusual story! In the center of...

Whiter than white: the white of Troyes!

Whiter than white: the white of Troyes!

In your opinion… What is called like that in Troyes? Well… Simply the lime carbonate!...

The King’s fools: a specialty of Troyes!

The King’s fools: a specialty of Troyes!

A few years ago, I was reading a book of Maurice Lever « The ghost and...

The Heritage Marathon of Troyes Champagne Metropole

The Heritage Marathon of Troyes Champagne Metropole

Come and try an original combination between spending a great time running and exploring exceptional...

The not-so-common adventures of the canal without water

The not-so-common adventures of the canal without water

This is the story of a lonely barge moored under the foliage of the Préau...