Well-known paintings and sculptures can be admired by the hotel guest in the Départment Aube in the museum of Paul Dubois and Alfred Boucher in Nogent-sur-Seine. The hotel guests can find peace and quiet on the banks of the Seine. If you wish to combine your hotel stay in the Département Aube with a shopping trip it is worth going to the market hall. If you book a hotel in Bar-sur-Aube, a visit to the 12th Century church of St. Peter is worthwhile. The church has a wooden gallery typical of the Burgundy region. One of the oldest buildings in the town is Cellier, a monk’s dwelling from the 12th Century belonging to Clairvaux Abbey.
If you stay in a hotel in Département Aube you should visit the Drappier wine cellar in Urville. One of the best champagnes in France has been produced here for eight generations. Hotel guests in the Département Aube who are interested in history should visit Cirey Castle, which was Voltaires‘ home in the mid 18th Century. The Département Aube has the largest cutlivated area of hemp in Europe. Wine production dates from Roman times.
Population: 299 500 (2006)
Main towns: Troyes, Bar-sur-Aube, Nogent-sur-Seine