Living in Aube

Living in Aube

Much-appreciated quality of life in Troyes

 So close to Paris and yet so far from its chaos, Aube attracts visitors with its exceptional cultural heritage and its leisure activities.

  • A city on a human scale: 189,000 inhabitants
  • All the services you need: health, culture, education (nurseries, universities, higher education institutes)
  • A labour pool of 257,000 people
  • A much lower cost of living than the Paris region: housing to rent or buy at attractive prices in the city or the surrounding country

Remarkable architectural heritage

  • Troyes, the historic capital of Champagne, classed as a protected area 

  • The highest concentration of half-timbered houses in Europe

  • The largest area of stained glass in France and over 360 historical monuments, including the splendid Clairvaux abbey


The land of Champagne and gourmet food

  • The vineyards of Aube, which cover more than 7,000 hectares, supply nearly a third of global production

  • The "Champagne Tourist Route" allows you to sample the wines and meet the producers

  • The many gourmet restaurants can introduce you to other high-quality wines and local products: Rosé des Riceys and Coteaux Champenois, Chaource AOC cheese, Andouillette de Troyes tripe sausage …

Leisure activities in the open air

The natural open spaces (ornithological reserve), forests and vineyards will delight nature lovers. From Troyes, you don't even need a car to fill your lungs with fresh air and try an outdoor activity:

  • The Vélovoie cycle path links the city directly to the Forêt d'Orient regional natural park and its 5,000 hectares of lakes for family or sporting excursions in total safety

  • Many nautical activities: sailing, diving, kayaking, powerboating, kitesurfing, outings in a traditional skiff, fishing, swimming …

  • The many cultural facilities and events offer a different kind of entertainment: theatres, cinemas, exhibitions, festivals, symphony orchestra etc.

  • For thrill-seekers, the Nigloland theme park (the third-largest in France) will delight family and friends.

  • And for golfers, there is a choice of no fewer than three courses.

Troyes, conference centre

The conference centre (opens : at the beginning of 2014)

In the heart of Troyes' historic centre, Aube Conference Centre is the best guarantee of comfort and efficiency

  • a modular auditorium with 400 to 800 seats,

  • numerous adjoining spaces,

  • in direct communication : a 600 sqm reception and exhibition space, catering areas,

  • 10 break-out rooms for 30 to 300 sqm...

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Phone:03 25 43 70 14