Home of the Celtic tribe the "Tricasse" (IInd century-BC), City of
Augustobona under the Roman Empire, Troyes became the capital of the County of Champagne
in the Xth century, and maintained an important position in the Kingdom until the XVIth
Meeting point between merchants from
all over medieval Europe with its fairs, leading religious town, these prestigious times
have left many testimonies that can still be seen and admired nowadays. This web site is
an invitation to a walk around the charming old city of Troyes...
text & photographs / Hervé Grosdoit-Artur - (c) 2000
Postcards, private coll.
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English translation : HGA & John
Created in may 2000 - last update 01-05-2003