Haute-Marne, land of rolling fields, forests and lakes located in the southeast of the Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine region, which besides ancient craft techniques, has managed to preserve an important historical and architectural heritage of the past centuries. Celebrities like General de Gaulle and the philosophers Voltaire and Diderot, to name only them, have left their mark here. In terms of nature, the forests – nearly 40% of the total surface of the department – and the hilly plains with numerous marked trails and roads, a real invitation to go hiking or cycling. The Lac du Der and four lakes of the Langres, but also the many rivers and streams that this area is rich, makes it a destination for lovers of hiking, biking, fishing, bird and water sports.
Aube, the adjacent department of Haute-Marne. An area with many vineyards, champagne houses and the area of the great lakes of the Forêt d’Orient. The capital Troyes with its many half-timbered houses, shopping streets and rich history is well worth a visit. The route champagne over 300 km, winds through the area along the many Champagne houses that can be visited to see and taste the champagne.