Discover Troyes

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Troyes is a historic city located in the Champagne-Ardenne region of France. It is a popular destination for tourists due to its rich history and charm. During the Middle Ages, Troyes was home to many renowned artisanal craftspeople and merchants, earning it its nickname of "the City of Artisans". Its charming old town centre has been designated as a Historic Monument by the French government, preserving many of its medieval buildings and structures.

One can explore Troyes' historical heritage while visiting by strolling down Rue de la Citadelle or Rue d'Austerlitz, two streets containing numerous timbered half-timbered houses dating back to the 16th century. The Gothic Saint-Urbain Basilica also offers an impressive view of Troyes' skyline, with towers reaching up against the sky like sentinels from another time.

For those seeking more contemporary experiences in Troyes, there are many museums such as Museum de l'Outil et de la Pensee Ouvriere which showcases tools used throughout history in industrial workforces or Centre Paul Rebeyrolle which houses modern art from renowned contemporary artist Paul Rebeyrolle. There is also a vibrant nightlife scene with some great bars and music venues for visitors to explore.