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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Essoyes
Insee code10141
Surface35.57 km²
Population746 inhabitants
Density20 inhabitants/km²
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Chief townTroyes (at 49 km, 51 min)Loches-sur-Ource at 3.2 km (6 min)
DepartmentAubeVerpillières-sur-Ource at 3.9 km (5 min)
RegionChampagne-ArdenneSearch another town


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Located 45 km south of Troyes, 15 km from Bar-sur-Seine, this large village has more than 700 inhabitants. The best view is from Essoyes Fontette: a valley surrounded by greenery in a single glance we embrace this village at the bottom. Tributary of the Seine, Ource cut the town in two. A location away from major thoroughfares that invites you to relax and rest.

One can not speak of Essoyes without mentioning Pierre-Auguste Renoir and his son Jean Renoir, the director, Pierre Renoir, actor, Claude Renoir, ceramist, all buried in the village cemetery. Essoyes, it is also the birthplace of other famous men: Auguste Heriot, founder of the Grands Magasins du Louvre in the 19th century became the hero of the novel by Emile Zola "Au bonheur des dames" Louis Morel, sculptor, the Renoir hand.


To see in the village: the cultural center Renoir on the side of Renoir, the painter, the family castle Heriot and the cemetery are buried all Renoir Pierre-Auguste and his wife Aline and her 3 Charigot son, John, Peter and Claude and sculptor Louis Morel, Auguste Heriot.

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Information pointsTourist Office of Essoyes
Natural sitesWood of Ceulx,   Wood of Charme Ronde,   Wood of Foucherolle


The third weekend of May Essoyes organizes several years, the wine fair where about 50 winemakers from all over France present their productions. This event attracts more and more people, especially the Belgians who love the region and good French wines.

The first Saturday in June, you can participate in the walk with Generations Movement "Together to the roads to Santiago."


Dawn is rich in historical places. Some towns and villages must see:

Avalleur: the chapel of the Commandery of Knights Templar.

Brienne Napoleon Museum.

Chaource: the church of Saint John the Baptist and the Entombment.

Châtillon-sur-Seine: the Museum of the Lady of Vix.

Clairvaux Abbey founded by Bernard of Clairvaux in the 12th century.

Colombey-les-Deux-churches: the village of General de Gaulle and the new Memorial.

Isle-Aumont: the church with three shrines. The Isle-Aumont mound concealed 4,000 years of history, it was still necessary that we be told. It is this work that the archaeologist Jean Scapula devoted fifty years of his life.

Mussy: St. Peter's Church Bachelor links the 13th century, the Museum of the Resistance.

The Riceys: This ancient fortified city stands on a land of vineyards. Only common to have 3 Controlled Appellations d'Origine (AOC) with Champagne, Coteaux Champenois and Rosé des Riceys.

Rumilly-lès-Vaudes: the 16th century manor house and the church of Saint Martin in the same time.

Troyes, undeniably beautiful city. Its historic center is full of cobbled, the charming half-timbered houses often slightly askew streets. Troyes is a city rich in art churches with beautiful stained glass windows, in museums, in mansions.

Noe-les-Mallets: "Walk for Jo" the last Sunday of June on foot, horseback, mountain bike or hitch a 5 circuits from 5 to 25 km on the road Geoffroy Sifferlen and GRP orange markup (CNTE) with panels on the local fauna and flora between vineyards and woods.


Former stables of the CastleFormer stables of the Castle
Castle HériotCastle Hériot
Heriot HouseHeriot House
The OurceThe Ource
The bust of RenoirThe bust of Renoir
The bust Aline RenoirThe bust Aline Renoir
Path Geoffroy Sifferlen between Essoyes and Noah-les-Mallets - Marking orange CNTEPath Geoffroy Sifferlen between Essoyes and Noah-les-Mallets - Marking orange CNTE
panels on Essoyes - Path Geoffroy Sifferlenpanels on Essoyes - Path Geoffroy Sifferlen
panels on the flora and fauna - Geoffroy Sifferlen Pathpanels on the flora and fauna - Geoffroy Sifferlen Path
Path Remember Geoffroy SifferlenPath Remember Geoffroy Sifferlen



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Monday 22 December
Min. 6°C - Max. 9°C
Tuesday 23 December
Min. 2°C - Max. 8°C
Wednesday 24 December
Min. 4°C - Max. 9°C


French cuisine restaurantLe Val Moret  
At the heart of the countryside Aube, 30km from Troyes Le Val Moret opens its doors. The quality of care that you reserve Marisy Theresa, the owner has no equal as generous dishes that...
Located 15.1 km from Essoyes34 € per person 

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House with 4 bedroomsLa Roseraie    
Marie- Claude and Pierre will welcome you to La Roseraie, home of charm and character of the 19th century, located in Champagne Essoyes, dear village Renoir. Essoyes, a small village...
Located in EssoyesFrom 120 € to 130 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLa combernee    
Champagne house in the heart of a typical village of Champagne, you will discover our vineyard, the site of renoir, lakes and many walks.
Located 5 km from EssoyesFrom 55 € to 60 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLa Promenade    
The rooms are part of a historic home built in the sixteenth century, but enlarged over the years up to the nineteenth. The home has been entirely restored in a manner respecting the...
Located 9.3 km from EssoyesFrom 65 € to 75 € the double room 

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House for 18 personsChâteau des Tertres en Champagne
Romantic castle from 1868 with 10 hectares of park, recently renovated with surprisingly low prices. Tasting Champagne, Chablis and Crémant. Many sports (golf, boating, bicycles, recreation...
Located 9 km from EssoyesFrom 1590 € to 2130 € per week 
House for 13 personsLe Vendangeoir
In the full heart of the Coast of the Bar, on the Tourist Road of Champagne, in the center of a wine village, Sylvie and Michel Pescheux accomodate you in their lodging of stage with...
Located 10.5 km from EssoyesFrom 98 € to 112 € per week 
House for 6 personsLa Miellerie  
Detached house on enclosed land located in the heart of the vineyard.
Located 14.1 km from EssoyesFrom 208 € to 363 € per week 

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Logis Des Canotiers - Hotel in EssoyesLogis Des Canotiers     
The Logis Des Canotiers is located in the village of Essoyes in the heart of the Ource Champagne valley. It offers an outdoor swimming pool and free Wi-Fi internet access. Guest rooms...
Located in EssoyesRoom from 77 €
Hôtel du Commerce - Hotel in EssoyesHôtel du Commerce     
Located in Bar-sur-Seine, Hôtel du Commerce is 9 km from the A5 motorway and 32 km from Troyes. It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi access and a flat-screen TV with cable channels. There...
Located 13.6 km from EssoyesRoom from 52 €
Domaine du Bel Air - Hotel in EssoyesDomaine du Bel Air 
Set within a 24-hectare estate, Domaine du Bel Air offers self-catering mobile homes with access to an outdoor swimming pool, garden and terrace. The Auzon-Temple Lake in the Orient...
Located 13.7 km from Essoyes

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Hotel Comtes De Champagne
Built in the 16-century, Hotel Comtes De Champagne is in the heart of historic centre of Troyes. It offers a cosy flower-filled patio with outdoor furniture....
Hotel Comtes De Champagne
Built in the 16-century, Hotel Comtes De Champagne is in the heart of historic centre of Troyes. It offers a cosy flower-filled...
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