Les Médiévales de Provins

How to get to the festival?

Car

By A4 Motorway (Direction Paris to Metz-Nancy): exit 13 Serris-Provins, then follow the road D231

By A5 Motorway (Direction Paris to Troyes): exit 16 Châtillon- la-Borde (the road D408), and then the road D619.

Parking lots and shuttles

Many free parking lots are available.
Free shuttles (Procars) will run between the various parking lots and the Festival site, one shuttle every 20 minutes.
On Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. (last shuttle at 10 p.m.), on Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
To return to the parkings P1 to P6b, take the shuttle from Porte de Jouy.
To return to the parkings P7 to P11, take the shuttle from Avenue du Général de Gaulle.
Please, remember your parking lot number.

To assist to the ‘’Sound and Lights’’ » on Saturday from the festival, take the shuttle « Son et Lumière » at Porte de Jouy running 9:30 p.m to 10:30 p.m. At the end of the show, a shuttle will take you back and deserve all parkings lots on demand.

Buses and RER

From Paris, Line A (RER) to Chessy-Marne la Vallée, and take the Seine-et-Marne Express (line 50).
Departure every half an hour from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., in both directions on Saturday and Sunday.

From Paris, Line D (RER) to Melun, and take the Seine et Marne Express (line 47).
Departure every half an hour from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., in both directions, only on Saturday.

All schedules lines RER on www.transilien.com

From Chessy, take the Seine-et-Marne Express bus line 50.
Departure every hour from 6:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. in both directions on Saturday and Sunday.

All schedules regular lines buses (From Chessy, Melun, Avon, Coulommiers, etc…) on www.seine-et-marne.fr

Train

From Paris Gare de l’Est to Provins station, use Line P.

Schedules and prices on www.transilien.com

Provins is compatible with SNCF/RATP cards: Navigo, Mobilis, Paris Visite cards…

Camper van

The camper parking near Provins Tourisme (Tourist Office) is exceptionally closed for the festival. A free parking for campers will be at your disposition from Thursday 12 June until the end of the festival. There will be roadsigns to guide you from the Tourist Office for the access.

Carsharing

Check the Facebook group: Covoiturage Médiévales de Provins and find or propose the route you would take to get to Provins.

Disabled people (PMR)

Find parking lots for people with disabilities and reduced mobility at Porte de Jouy and Porte Saint-Jean. To prepare your arrival, you can contact the organizers at the following number +33 (0)1 64 00 39 39.

2019 TICKETS

  • Rates

    (the day of the festival)

  • 1 day : 12 €
  • 2 days : 16 €
  • People in medieval costume

  • 1 day : 6 €
  • 2 days : 7 €
  • Children under 12 years old

  • Free

  • Disabled people

    (+1 Accompanying person)

  • Free


Group 2019 rate

9 € for 1 day for groups of 20 people and by reservation at Provins Tourisme (Tourist Office) on +33(0) 1 64 60 26 25 or sejour@provins.net

Get your request for an estimate here.

 

Rates are indicative and subject to modifications. You can also visit Provins’ monuments, attend for medieval shows or make a trip by steam train. These activities are paying in addition to the entry to the festival. Check the schedules and details on this page Program. Find them easily thanks to the pictogram € (euro).

Accomodation

Don’t wait to book your accommodation!

Choose your accommodation in Provins and its surroundings (Bed and breakfast, gîtes, campsites and hotels) online on the Tourist Office’s website

A lot of accommodations are full because of the crowd during the festival. We recommend you to contact the Tourist Office to know the availabilities: +33 (0)1 64 60 26 26

Restaurants

More than 70 food facilities

You will find regular places (like restaurants) and occasional places to eat (like inns or medieval shops) in the festival. There are no special picnic areas but you can easily find places to sit down and have a picnic.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Two days of celebration of Provins’ medieval past, at the time of the famous Champagne Fairs (12th century). Historical reenactments, camps, musicians, jesters, acrobats, games and a lot of other activities will take place in the medieval town to make you live an unforgettable week end.

Friday 14 June: From 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. around, free opening concert with Luc Arbogast.
Saturday 15 June: From 10 a.m. to midnight around.
Sunday 16 June: From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. around.

Yes! The permanent shows and monuments are charged additional the fee entry. There is no pass including the festival and the monuments/shows. You can buy your tickets on the site of the shows, or at the ticket shops on the square “Place du Châtel” and near to the gate “Porte Saint-Jean”. There is no online booking for the shows for both days.

Parking lots and shuttles (running between the various parking lots and the Festival site) are free.

Parking lots for people with disabilities and reduced mobility are available at the entrances Porte de Jouy and Porte Saint-Jean. To prepare your arrival, you can contact the organizers at the following number +33 (0)1 64 00 39 39.

Les Médiévales de Provins attract the crowd and the flow become heavy around 11:30 a.m. We recommend you to avoid the rush hours and to choose the baby carrier instead of the pushchair in order to enjoy fully the festival!

Few merchants and craftsmen have an electronical payment terminal to pay by credit card. Only one cashpoint can be found inside the festival perimeter. Anticipate and prepare your visit! You can find numerous cash machines in the city centre.

Pets are not permitted within the perimeter of the medieval.
This family event gathers many people. The program includes shows with animals (oxen and other farmyard animals…). For everybody’s safety and well-being, dogs are therefore not admitted to the festival.
Thanks for your understanding.

Onsite, the day of your arrival, you should wear a complete medieval costume: headpiece, pants, top and shoes! Costume of fantastic inspiration is accepted. You can buy or rent one in specialized shops but also buy one in Provins.

To receive a list with some addresses to buy or loan a medieval costume, please contact: contact@provins-medieval.com

Don’t worry, if it’s rainy during the festival, all is maintained!

After your first entry, you can go inside and outside the festival as you want.
The security procedure is still obligatory for any access.

Our tips for a good festival

CASHPOINT

Few merchants and craftsmen have an electronical payment terminal to pay by credit card. Take advantage of numerous cash machines in the city centre (refer to animations’ map) but only one cashpoint can be found inside the festival’s enclosure. Anticipate and prepare your visit!

COME IN MEDIEVAL COSTUME

To benefit from the reduced price, your medieval costume should be complete: headpiece, pants, top and shoes! Costume of fantastic inspiration is accepted. You can buy or rent one in specialized shops but also buy one in Provins.

IN CASE OF HOT WEATHER CONDITIONS

Put your headpiece on (the medieval cap) ! And keep hydrated! 4 first-aid posts are set up on the festival site.

REGULATIONS

Pets are not permitted within the perimeters of the medieval.

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