Things to see and do - Provins
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Provins Travel guide
Provins : Michelin's recommendations
Atmosphere, atmosphere - yes, this town that was governed for a long time by Alain Peyrefitte has real atmosphere, with the shape of the Tour de César and the Dome of Saint-Quiriace. Then there are the ramparts that take us back to the Middle Ages. The roses, the counts of Champagne, the medieval fairs, all add to the atmosphere of the upper city, while the lower city with all its shops spreads out at the foot of the promontory, along the Voulzie and the Durtreint,.
Tourist attractions Provins : Things to see and do
pl. du Châtel F - 77160 Provins
A superb 12C keep that stands 44m high, flanked by four towers. It is the emblem of the town. The "shirt" that surrounds the base was added by the English during the Hundred Years' War (hence its name, "Pâté aux Anglais"). From th..
allée des Remparts F - 77160 Provins
Built in the 12th and 13 C, the ramparts are a good example of medieval military architecture. Between Porte Saint-Jean and Porte de Jouy, you will see the most interesting part of the ramparts. The «Tour aux Engins» that links two courtyards is name..
pl. St-Ayoul F - 77160 Provins
The mutilated central portal was completed by sheened bronze sculptures by Georges Jeanclos. The combination of these contemporary works with medieval reliefs is a great success. Inside, there are gold-plated marble statues, the somewhat precious Vir..
3 rue Couverte F - 77160 Provins
Prix Prices from : 108 €
In the heart of the medieval city of Provins, the charming hotel Aux Vieux Remparts, offers elegant rooms and excellent facilities in a traditional garden setting. Rooms are refurbished and comfortable and come fully equipped with modern facilities ..
80 Avenue de la Ferté F - 77160 Provins
13 rue Sainte Croix F - 77160 Provins
Located in the medieval town of Provins, this elegant hotel has a 24-hour front desk and features air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi access. Fitness and wellness centres, and a meeting room are available on site. With a view of the church or the ..