Hotel in Troyes, close to the outlet shops

Troyes, beautifully medieval

Proud of its Art and History label, Troyes owns an important historical heritage and a spectacular architecture.

The Mercure Troyes Hotel, located nearby the magnificent Saint-Urbain basilica, is an ideal starting point to discover the pleasant paved  streets and beautiful half-timbered houses which make Troyes a charming medieval city.

During your walks in the historical city center two steps away from the Mercure Troyes Centre hotel, you will appreciate the beauty of the cathedral Saint Pierre et Saint Paul, a gothic architecture masterpiece, or the charm of Emile Zola street, a major trading place since the Middle-Age and its wonderful half-timbered frontage.

The cultural visit lovers will find what they are looking for in the various museums of the city.

The Maison de l'Outil et de la Pensée Ouvrière, is hosted in a beautiful private hotel with a typical architecture will let you discover everything about the local crafts’ history.

The modern art Museum gathers a splendid collection of art of the 19th and 20th centuries in an astonishing episcopal palace. 

Discovering Troyes by bus

There is nothing more simple and pleasant than to visit the city using the numerous city buses; they will take you to the historical center or the outlet shops.

Thanks to the private secure car park that offers the Mercure Troyes Hotel, you can leave your car, jump on a bus and explore the typical areas of the old city center, enjoy a delicious meal in a restaurant or spend a shopping afternoon at the Outlet shop center.

Convenient, of easy access and pleasant, the “TCAT” buses network is an ideal solution to discover the city without any stress or trouble!

Several buses lines are passing by then Mercure Troyes Hotel. More information on the TCAT website

The land of Champagne

Historical capital of the Champagne region, Troyes is also the historical capital of the delicious Champagne; it has everything to satisfy the lovers of this famous worldwide sparkling wine. From the Mercure Troyes Centre Hotel, a trip to magnificent vineyards a few miles away will make you travel in the history and secrets of the making process of this sophisticated wine. Rendezvous along the “Route du Champagne” through “la Côte des Bar” and its superb vineyards over 8000 hectares vast. You will admire the amazing landscape of the area; where forest, river and hillside blend perfectly; and visit the medieval town such as Essoyes or Bar-sur-Aube.

Finally, the remaining  thing to do will be to taste the famous champagne thanks to guided tours offered by large houses of champagne such as: Cheurlin – Dangin, located at Celles-sur-Ource or Veuve Doussot, located at Noé-les-Mallets which offer a guided tour through their vineyard and cellars and a taste of their delicious beverage.

The Great Lakes

The Mercure Hotel Troyes can also be a very good starting point for a trip outside the city surrounded by nature. The grand Parc Naturel Régional de la Forêt d’Orient link , only few miles outside the city, shelters three artificial lakes which blend perfectly in the well preserved fauna and flora. The Orient and Amance lakes are the place to enjoy nautical activities such as: Jet ski, windsurfing, canoe, water skiing…
Families will be pleased to rest on the large sand beaches. The beginner fishermen can improve their skills at “Le lac du Temple” .Change of scenery guaranteed on the edge of the Troyes!

Major brands, minor prices

Don’t miss on our famous outlet centers, in which you will find ready-to-wear and household linen articles at unbeatable prices, thanks to discounts ranging from 30 to 70 %. The access is very easy and quick from the Mercure Troyes Center Hotel. These centers regroup the greatest clothing brands, and welcome each year thousands of customers, making Troyes the French capital of outlet centers.

We have no doubt that you will find what you are looking for in Marques Avenue and Mc Arthur Glen, two paradises for shoppers looking for good deals !