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Sainte-Savine

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It's right next to the city of Troyes in Aube, in the region Alsace-Lorraine-Champagne-Ardennes lies the city of Sainte-Savine.

It is believed that the name of the town come from a Greek girl who is a party in search of his brother Savinien. This one came to evangelize the people have been murdered and his sister, on learning of the tragedy would also be dead in the present territory of the city of Sainte-Savine.

The first traces of settlement in the city date back to prehistory. The territory would have been inhabited by the Celts who were later expelled by the Belgians.

The great gastronomic specialty is the sausage, but we can also note that the cider, Chaource or Soumaintrain are typical of the region.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySainte-Savine
Postcode10300
Tourism label
Latitude48.2931910 (N 48° 17’ 35”)
Longitude4.0564950 (E 4° 3’ 23”)
Surface area7.55 km²
Population10522 inhabitants
Density1393 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureTroyes (1.8 km, 4 min)
Insee code10362
IntercommunalityCA Grand Troyes
DepartmentAube
RegionChampagne-Ardenne

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-André-les-Vergers2.4 km (6 min)
Troyes2.4 km (6 min)
Les Noës-près-Troyes2.6 km (7 min)
La Rivière-de-Corps2.9 km (7 min)
La Chapelle-Saint-Luc3.3 km (9 min)
Saint-Julien-les-Villas5.2 km (11 min)
Pont-Sainte-Marie5.3 km (12 min)
Lavau5.9 km (13 min)
Saint-Germain6 km (12 min)
Bréviandes6 km (13 min)
Rosières-près-Troyes6.5 km (10 min)
Saint-Parres-aux-Tertres6.6 km (13 min)
Torvilliers6.7 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Sainte-Savine is rich of an impressive heritage. in particular we can see there the church whose construction was ordered from the seventh century. Repeatedly destroyed and rebuilt, the current church dates from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Inside the church, we find 16 chapels, outside we can admire the portal, the statues and bells.

industrial city Sainte-Savine, like neighboring Troyes, is the cradle of French hosiery. You can still enjoy numerous workshops and clothing factories.

Sainte-Savine is perfectly in modernity and offers residents and visitors many sports and cultural facilities. Thus the Sainte-Savine Cultural Centre offers a varied program that caters to all ages. The city has a tennis school, a shooting range, a gym, a climbing wall, an athletics stadium, a dojo, a weight room. A municipal school of music and dance every year the children of the city. From 3 years, it is possible to enroll them in music awareness and practice from 7 years of an instrument is possible. For dance, children are admitted from 6-7 years.

City Sainte-Savine also has a library where over 30 000 books are referenced and available for loan.

Events and festivities

Sainte-Savine is a vibrant and dynamic city. Every Tuesday and Friday morning the market is held on the place of Sainte-Savine. The region is heavily influenced by agriculture including market gardening, you will find local produce sold directly by producers according to the seasons.

Each year early September during the first weekend of the month, the city hosts the festival of street arts. Two days of festivities during which the city turns into a big open stage. Circus Band, theater, street performances, all shows are free!

In March, is another cultural festival that is offered to people of Sainte-Savine: Course festival Z'Y quickly. A festival that caters to young audiences where puppet shows, circus, music or story ignites the San savinoise scene!

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Museum of Old Bottles
Culture and educationFreeCelles-sur-Ource (35 km)
Taste and buy local wine at the Caveau des Riceys
Local flavoursFreeLes Riceys (41 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Walk for Jo - Geoffroy Sifferlen Path
HikeEasy3h00Noé-les-Mallets (44 km)
Giffaumont-Champaubert - Droyes
Cycling itineraryEasy3h00Giffaumont-Champaubert (59 km)

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