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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aube

Located in the department of Aube, Creney-près-Troyes is a charming market town of over 1,700 inhabitants. It takes place just five kilometers from Troyes in the heart of a tourist area and popular with visitors.

The former guesthouse of Chalons-en-Champagne in the Middle Ages, the town of Creney-près-Troyes is independent and proud today of its cultural and architectural heritage. Ideally located for exploring the best of the region, attracted tourists passing by its calm and gentle living.

Close to nature despite its proximity to the big city department, Creney-près-Troyes is a haven for those looking for a holiday away from the city bustle, while enjoying the best of neighborhood activities.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude48.3324630 (N 48° 19’ 57”)
Longitude4.1259900 (E 4° 7’ 34”)
Surface area15.82 km²
Population1799 inhabitants
Density113 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureTroyes (3.9 mi, 13 min)
Insee code10115
IntercommunalityCA Troyes Champagne Métropole
RegionGreat East

Nearest cities & towns

Pont-Sainte-Marie1.7 mi (5 min)
Villechétif2.2 mi (5 min)
Lavau2.9 mi (7 min)
Saint-Parres-aux-Tertres4.1 mi (8 min)
Sainte-Maure4.3 mi (10 min)
Troyes4.7 mi (11 min)
Luyères4.7 mi (9 min)
Vailly4.8 mi (8 min)
Mesnil-Sellières4.8 mi (9 min)
Barberey-Saint-Sulpice5.1 mi (7 min)
Bouranton5.4 mi (11 min)
Assencières5.8 mi (9 min)
Sainte-Savine5.8 mi (14 min)
Thennelières5.8 mi (10 min)

Things to see and do

The Church of St. Aventine listed building, is surely the tourist jewel of Creney-près-Troyes. Originally built in the twelfth century, the church building is now mostly dated sixteenth century. The portal, meanwhile, is mostly nineteenth century. Inside the church, we find more objects of interest, like two statues of the twelfth century, a polychrome wooden statue of the sixteenth century representing the Education of the Virgin, or a beautiful series of monumental paintings this time showing several apostles.

Events and festivities

The market is held every Wednesday morning.

A national championship cyclo-cross takes place every year in January.

The main festival takes place in early February with several musical and festive animations.


Monday 17 july
Min. 9°C - Max. 29°C
Tuesday 18 july
Min. 17°C - Max. 27°C
Wednesday 19 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 28°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Museum of Old Bottles
Culture and educationFreeCelles-sur-Ource (22 mi)
Tour and champagne-tasting at the Domaine Albert Beerens
Local flavours10 € Arrentières (29 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The course of cats
HikeEasy50 minTroyes (3.2 mi)
Haute-Seine Canal
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy4h10Troyes (3.4 mi)
Troyes, city center
HikeEasy2h10Troyes (3.4 mi)
The coasts of Troyes in Champagne
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy4h00Troyes (3.7 mi)
Tours of the 3 lakes of the Forêt d'Orient
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy4h55Lusigny-sur-Barse (8.5 mi)


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