Let yourself be charmed by the medieval city of Provins
Only one hour from Paris, in the heart of Seine-et-Marne department the ancient medieval city of Provins can be found. In a cosy environment, you can stroll through the narrow streets of this city, with its bars, shops and restaurants aplenty. A walk around the imposing ramparts, a walk in the subway and a visit to the donjon will end the day before you check into your hotel in Provins. Formerly under the protection of Champagne counts, Provins, a city registered since 2001 as a UNESCO world heritage site, has many listed historical monuments. These are a must-see for all young and old travelers who are passionate about history. In the middle of the medieval history of the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries, Provins offers various events during the year that will make you delve into the world of the Middle Ages: banquets, falcons and knights give this city a unique atmosphere. The 'Médiévales de Provins' is the highlight of the year! To make the most of it, do not forget to book your hotel in Provins. Provins is also known for its niflettes, a small sugar-based cream pastry. You can also enjoy the Brie de Provins.