Joan of Arc and the literature

Joan of Arc and the literature

The importance of women in literature has sometimes been hidden through literature history. Indeed, very...

Marie de Champagne, a progressive woman!

Marie de Champagne, a progressive woman!

Marie was the daughter of the King Louis VII and Aliénor of Aquitaine. She married...

An impressive motto!

An impressive motto!

« UNITY, INDIVISIBILITY OF THE REPUBLIC, LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY OR DEATH » This is what you can...

Nuns with guts

Nuns with guts

St Urbain Basilica is one of the gems of Troyes religious heritage. Its construction started in...

Surprising Troyes

Surprising Troyes

The Doué Courtyard (Cour Doué) Why do you not pass by the Doué Courtyard? Not...

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!...

And Troyes offered a pope!

And Troyes offered a pope!

Troyes is proud of being the birthplace of people who became famous later on. One...

A rather special inauguration!

A rather special inauguration!

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

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...

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...