1 Properties for sale in Aube, Grand-Est (formerly Champagne-Ardenne, Lorraine and Alsace), France
Easily accessible from Paris and with the fashionable town of Troyes as its capital, the department of Aube is popular with visitors. Currently in the Champagne-Ardenne region, Aube is on the champagne tourist route and has plenty of vineyards to visit. Named after the River Aube, the department has more historical monuments than any other in France, including churches, hôtels particuliers and half-timbered houses. Aube is linked with several famous people including Napoleon, Charles de Gaulle, Renoir and Voltaire.
CAPITAL: TROYES - Given the label Une Ville d'Art and d'Histoire, Troyes is known for its beautiful architecture. The historic centre is shaped like a champagne cork with 10 magnificent churches, 16th-century hôtels particuliers and half-timbered houses. Troyes is also known for its shopping with many factory shop outlets attracting those looking for a bargain.
Average property prices
Aube department: €122 000
Source: Notaires de France
Access from UK
By air: Paris
By train: Eurostar to Paris then regional services to Troyes
By road: Troyes is 399km from Calais
Average annual temperature: (Troyes): 5.8°C/15.8°C
Average annual rainfall: 644.8mm
Average annual sunshine hours: 1,816.4
Aube is home to one of the first natural parks created in France, the Orient forest with deep woodlands and secluded lakes visited by bathers and anglers. Capital Troyes is a popular stop on the champagne tourist route – the historic centre is shaped like a champagne cork, after all – as is Bar-sur-Aube, a key champagne-producing village. Other places to visit include Nogent-sur-Seine, a pretty village built on both sides of the river and an island in the middle, Clairvaux abbey and the Napoleon museum in Brienne-le-Château.