Provins is on the UNESCO World Heritage List and is also classified as a City of Art and History. Provins is known for its dozens of monuments, mansions and medieval fortifications that never cease to amaze.
Discover the history of a city like no other
Situated on the lands of Champagne, the town of Provins was once considered an important commercial place thanks to its Champagne fairs. The economic situation was so flourishing in the 12th and 13th centuries, that it allowed the Counts of Champagne to build its 5 km long ramparts, which served both to protect the city, but also to show their power.
Visit the medieval city of Provins
Your visit of the city of Provins will allow you to discover in particular :
- the Caesar Tower,
- the medieval subterranean tunnels,
- the Grange-aux-Dîmes (where the merchants set up their stalls),
- the Romanesque house,
- the Notre Dame Du Val tower,
- the Golden Cross Hostelry,
- the Abode of the Old Baths,
- the Caveau du Saint-Esprit, etc.
Getting to the medieval city of Provins
The medieval city of Provins is located 77 kilometres south-east of Paris in the department of Seine-et-Marne and 30 minutes from the 4 Vents campsite.