In the area around Bar-sur-Seine (ancient church and streets) lies a pleasant, rolling landscape interspersed with typical villages.
Near Bar-sur-Aube (churches and 16th-century wooden gallery) stands a green, rustic landscape dotted with peaceful villages.
The Côte des Bar vineyards cover an area in excess of 6,500 hectares and produce more than 20% of “champagne” wines.
Welcome to the artistic world of the Renoirs!
Essoyes, in the heart of the Côte des Bar region, is home to the Renoir family. Come and explore the vast array of artistic creations on display.
The “Espace des Renoir” provides a stunning account of the links between the Renoir family and the village. The landscapes around Essoyes provided an abundant source of inspiration, and the artist created many of his masterpieces here.
Take the route that leads to the artist’s studio, located at the bottom of the garden at the family home. You’ll find that the spirit of Pierre-Auguste Renoir is still present here to this day.
The first floor is bathed in light, revealing his uniquely private and creative world.
Close your eyes and you can still sense him there, caressing the canvas with his brush.
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Clairvaux Abbey stands at the heart of the ancient Gaul forest which covers the hills and valleys of the foothills of the Plateau de Langres. It is located 15 km from Bar-sur-Aube, on a site enveloped in silence. It was here, eight centuries ago, that Saint Bernard created a clearing in the Val d'Absinthe and built the famous abbey where he lived until his death.
Nigloland is one of France’s leading theme parks.
The park stands in stunning, green surroundings and offers an action-packed day filled with thrills, magic and fun. Immerse yourself in four separate, breathtaking worlds and enjoy no fewer than 39 separate attractions and shows for adults and children alike, as well as eight themed restaurants.
Nigloland has launched two brand-new attractions for 2016.
With 12 high-octane rides, the park has plenty to keep thrill-seekers happy.
The “Donjon de l’Extrême” – the highest rotating free-fall tower ride in Europe – offers an incredible, adrenaline-pumping experience including a 100-metre drop!
Nigloland also has 27 rides open to children under 1 metre tall, so it’s a great place to bring the little ones, too. It is one of the top theme parks in France for young children. In 2016, the new “Tour des Petits Fantômes” will be open and ready for young guests to enjoy a whole new experience.
With is vast choice of attractions and facilities, and its fun, peaceful atmosphere, Nigloland offers a truly MAGICAL experience for families and friends alike.
The Hôtel des Pirates is a four-star hotel situated just a stone’s throw from the theme park. It’s the perfect place to extend your stay, surrounded by décor inspired by pirate myths and legends.
The hotel also offers a range of free and varied events and entertainment options for guests, including magic shows, face-painting workshops, balloon sculptures and a fabulous playground.
The restaurant at the Hôtel des Pirates is open every evening, and at lunchtime on Sundays and public holidays, serving up fabulous buffets.
Getting here: Nigloland is located in the centre of the Champagne region, between Troyes and Chaumont, just 2 hours from Paris.
Opening dates: The park is open from 26 March to 2 November 2016. For more information, go to www.nigloland.fr.
2016 admission prices:
Adult ticket: €30
2016 Premium Pass: €69
Child ticket (under 12): €27
Children under 1 metre tall: free
Senior citizen ticket (over 60): €27