An inhabitant of Troyes among the Vikings!

An inhabitant of Troyes among the Vikings!

According to the chronicler monk Raoul Glaber, Hasting (or Hastein), undoubtedly the most cruel and...

1524 Troyes and the great fire

1524 Troyes and the great fire

For centuries, the city of Troyes has endured ravaging fires, such as the one in...

Troyes, city of books

Troyes, city of books

As an unconditional fan of reading, I can only be happy that I was born...

Troyes, from the plague in 1518 to Covid in 2020

Troyes, from the plague in 1518 to Covid in 2020

It is fascinating to take a look at history to be able to realize that...

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...

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...