A few words from your host...
History of the city

Ramparts in Troyes

Histoire des Comtes de Champagne
Medieval fairs of Champagne
Sculpture school of Troyes
Stained Glasses in Troyes
Walks in the streets of Troyes
Present and past monuments
Books and links
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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 century.

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...

Old Postcards

Site text & photographs / Hervé Grosdoit-Artur - (c) 2000
Old Postcards, private coll.
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English translation : HGA & John Waples
Created in may 2000 -
last update 01-05-2003

The same in French
French version