Paris (Hotel or home address) - Provins - Medieval City
Shuttle transportation from paris to the medieval city of Provins
The medieval town of Provins is situated 80 km east of Paris in the region of Seine-et-Marne. Built at the beginning of the tip of a rock, it has expanded to areas of low hills to the meeting point of the Voulzie and Durteint. Today, the footprints left by the story of several generations are still visible. Also, the villagers are busy capitalize this dazzling historical heritage. Boasting an attractive panorama, it is among the popular destinations of tourists and vacationers each year. Famous for its annual fairs, plus its inhabitants preserve a structure favorable to the event. The Old Market Square is now occupied by the city. The architecture of the houses was structured around the need to have a cellar, essential during a fair.
The medieval town of Provins is composed of wonderful historical monuments dating from the Middle Ages to visit. Among them is the famous Caesar's Tower which is located on the heights of the city. Its uniqueness lies in the structure of its building square resting on an orthogonal basis. Two bells are hung at the peak of the tower. The building has only one floor where the governor of the time assigned residence. It also has a dungeon that is only accessible by a narrow coming. The Tithe Barn, meanwhile, is a building dating from the thirteenth century. This market was built closed to the rent to vendors.
The Museum of Provins is part of the oldest buildings in the city of Provin. It is full of wonderful collections of art and archeology dating from the twelfth and nineteenth century. Other treasures of inestimable value are preserved as sculptures, busts, portraits or objects and local souvenirs. Ramparts dating from the twelfth century still surround the heights at these three fronts.