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The Barsequanais countryside
    The Commanderie Templière d'Avalleur :

    The order of the Templars was founded by a native of Champagne in Jerusalem in the year 1119, in order to protect pilgrims in the Holy Land. Remains of the Templar period include the 12th-century Romanesque and Gothic chapel...




    There is a 400-km netword of paths allowing lovely walks in the Barsequanais region.


The Barséquanais is incontestably one of the most naturally beautiful areas of Aube. With many advantages to encourage travellers to make a stop there for a few days.


The region offers many attractions:
- gastronomic with Champagne vineyards, ChampagneChaource and Mussy cheeses, fish from the five valleys of the BarséquanVigne et les vachesais, etc...


 - Sport and leisure activities with fishing, mountain biking, hiking, horse riding, tennis, canoeing, kayaking, etc...


- Many cultural sites to visit: Isle Aumont, Rumilly, Chaource, les Riceys, Essoyes (painter August Renoir's holiday place), Bar sur Seine, Avalleur with its Templar chapel), etc...