A unique land…

Warm, welcoming, dynamic, traditional, contemporary and most of all smiling… This is the absolute friendly destination!
In its shops and like everywhere in the territory, at every step, a local is happy to give away great advices and secret spots adresses.
Visitors main expectations are to meet people, discover local culture, and experience the place through the eyes of the locals. People do not simply visit a territory anymore, they live it, they seek to appreciate its distinctive features off the beaten tracks.

 

The icy wonderland in Troyes, perhaps it is the end of winter!

The icy wonderland in Troyes, perhaps it is the end of winter!

Winter is over: light is warmer Winter is over: light is warmer And dance, from the ground to the clear firmament. The saddest heart must give way To the immense joy scattered in the air...

Sculptures by the water

Sculptures by the water

If you enter the churches of Troyes, absolute temples of sacred arts, you will find...

Poetry and sunset

Poetry and sunset

What is inspiration? Where do artists, poets, find ideas for their creations? Where do the...

The great tit and Jack-Jack, the peaceful cat

The great tit and Jack-Jack, the peaceful cat

« Free birds do not suffer if we look at them. Let us remain dark...

Troyes, city of books

Troyes, city of books

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

The burdock and Franck, the contemplative dog

The burdock and Franck, the contemplative dog

In 1979, François d’Assise was proclaimed patron saint of ecologists. He always recommended to leave...

The pious and disturbing praying mantis

The pious and disturbing praying mantis

« Ask the animals, they will teach you » says the didactic poetry book of...

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...

Ode to the Andouillette of Troyes

Ode to the Andouillette of Troyes

There are the Andouillette of Chablis, the one of Jargeau, of Touraine made with Vouvray,...

The great green grasshopper

The great green grasshopper

The great green grasshopper alert in the middle of summer. After being in a lockdown...

Champagne at the gates of Troyes

Champagne at the gates of Troyes

The Montgueux vineyard is considered as the ultimate champagne from Troyes! The little picturesque village...