Don't leave McArthurGlen Troyes without visiting the historic city center and the shops of the colourful city. Welcome in the cork, this is how we call the city center that remind a Champagne cork!
Explore, discover, enjoy! From the "ruelle des chats" to Saint Pierre cathedral, stroll through the streets, take a break on the terrace with andouillette A5, Chaource, prunelle and of course, Champagne.
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Aube is the 2nd largest Champagne producing department (out of five), after the Marne! ... its Champagne appellation vineyards cover 6,500 hectares, and provide one fifth of the production, i.e. a potential of 50 million bottles. To discover this marvellous terroir, you must take the Champagne Tourist Route: From Bar-sur-Aube to Bar-sur-Seine to the Riceys region (which also produces the famous "Riceys rosé"), this route passes through charming towns and villages, where you can enjoy tasting stops in the producers' cellars and numerous visits such as those to the Clairvaux Abbey, the Bayel Crystal Works, Du Côté des Renoir in Essoyes, or the Nigloland leisure park in Dolancourt.
These reservoirs are artificial and were created to minimise flooding in Paris during the 20th century, particularly following the major flooding of the Seine in 1910. The Lac d'Orient, commissioned in 1966, is entirely devoted to swimming and sailing. Motorised activities are practised on Lake Amance, which is one of the two bodies of water forming the Aube reservoir lakes with Lake du Temple. The most important lake is Lac du Der, which was opened in 1974 and is fed by the Marne. With its 4,800 hectares, it is the largest artificial lake in Europe.
Within the Grands Lacs de Champagne, the fauna and flora are remarkable. More than 250 species of birds have already been recorded, including 130 species that breed in the area.
Where to stay?
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Located in the heart of the city of Troyes, a stone's throw from the cathedral and the city center, this half-timbered house whose foundations date from the 12th century, once belonged to the knights of the Order of Malta. It is under the name of House of Rhodes that it has spanned the centuries. Acquired in 1998 and after three years of restoration, La Maison de Rhodes opens a new chapter in its history as a charming hotel with 11 rooms over 800 m² opening onto a cobbled courtyard and medieval garden, and equipped with a wonderful spa.
To book: https://www.maisonderhodes.com/fr
Offer reserved for McArthurGlen visitors: La Maison de Rhodes offers you a glass of Champagne. Introduce yourself from us at the reception when you arrive.
Ideally located in the heart of the historic and tourist center of Troyes, with its half-timbered facade overlooking a pedestrian street, the Relais Saint Jean hotel has 23 luxury rooms with refined and personalized decor. They will all know how to seduce you as much for your business trips as for your tourist stays.
To book: www.relais-st-jean.com
Offer reserved for McArthurGlen visitors: Le Relais Saint Jean offers you a glass of Champagne. Introduce yourself from us at the reception when you arrive.
To book: https://all.accor.com/
Offer reserved for McArthurGlen visitors: The Mercure hotel offers you a glass of Champagne. Introduce yourself from us at the reception when you arrive.
in the heart of McArthurGlen Troyes