Les Médiévales de Provins

Discover the program

Legend:
Celebrate the festive days
Learn the art of war
Take part in daily life
Share the fears and beliefs
Visits and shows charged
Les Médiévales de Provins
Highlights

Opening of the festival

Let’s begin the festivities the Friday 14 June with Luc Arbogast!
This artist and his exceptional voice will delight you during a great medieval concert!
Free concert, open to the public.

Find his last news on his Facebook page and on his website.

Where to find them?

Place Saint-Ayoul
Friday: 9 p.m.

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Official inauguration of the festival

Keys to Provins handed over to town councilor and festivities.

Where to find them?

Place du Châtel
Saturday: 11:30 a.m.

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Medieval ball

Take part in our traditional medieval ball! The joyful musicians of “Sorga” will take you through the steps of Pavans and Gaillards!

Where to find them?

Place du Châtel
Saturday: 7:30 p.m.

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Huge concert of medieval music

Find the mythical Saturday night concert of Les Médiévales de Provins!

This year, “Saboï”, “Al Cantara” and the entertainers of “Aouta” will make us live a unique time!

Where to find them?

Place du Châtel
Saturday: 9 p.m.

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Costume parade

Parade in the entire city with more than 700 people in medieval costume!
This parade will be followed at 5 p.m. by the final presentation of the performers.

 

Where to find them?

Streets in the festival’s enclosure
Sunday: 3 p.m.

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Street animations

The Giants Baldwin IV of Hainaut and Alice of Namur

For the first time, find them in the festival!
These Giants are from Ath, in Belgium. Ath, also known as the ‘City of Giants’, is renowned for its Ducasse, a medieval religious festival from the 15th century, classified on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

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Where to find them?

Wandering
Saturday : 10:30 a.m. / 12:15 p.m. / 2:15 p.m. / 3:30 p.m.  / 5:15 p.m. / 7 p.m. / 8 p.m.
Sunday : 10 a.m. / 11:15 a.m. / 12:30 p.m. / 2:15 p.m.  / 5 p.m.

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Our very favorites
  • Street animations
  • Italians flag thrower (A.S.T.A)

    The official Palio from Asti flag throwers invite you to watch their extraordinary and traditional Italian performance, which was created over 800 years ago!

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    Where to find them?

    Wandering
    Saturday: 2 p.m. / 4 p.m. / 6 p.m. / 8:15 p.m.
    Sunday: 10:15 a.m. / 12:30 p.m. / 2 p.m.

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  • Al Cantara

    Do not miss this varied and vibrant show: music, acrobatics, juggling… Festive atmosphere guaranteed!

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    Where to find them?

    Place du Châtel
    Saturday: 1:15 p.m. / 3 p.m. / 5:45 p.m.
    Show by night, Jardin des Bréban: 10:30 p.m. 
    Sunday: 11:30 a.m. / 1:45 p.m.

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  • Merwenn

    Off to Scandinavia! Returning to the 9th and 10th centuries, on the road to meet the Varangians in a   rock ‘n roll surrounding: nyckelharpa, songs, bouzouki, veuze bagpipe, jaw harp, percussions…

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    Where to find them?

    Wandering
    Saturday: 10:45 a.m. / 12:45 p.m. / 3 p.m. / 4:30 p.m. / 6:15 p.m.
    Sunday: 10:15 a.m. / 12:30 a.m. / 5:15 p.m.

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  • Théâtre de l’Alauda

    Come and meet the crew of Mytik Itak, a strange boat tossed by the waves with its fanciful passengers! A crazy musical odyssey, surfing between legend and derision!

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    Where to find them?

    Wandering
    Saturday: 12 p.m. / 4 p.m. / 6:30 p.m.
    Sunday: 11 a.m. / 1 p.m.

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    Our very favorites
  • Street animations
  • Compagnie Aouta

    Artists, musicians and jugglers mingle popular beliefs and fears to make you dance, laugh and sing!

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    Where to find them?

    Saturday: 12 p.m. / 2:45 p.m. / 4:45 p.m.
    Concert on Place du Châtel : 11 p.m
    Sunday: 11:30 a.m. / 12:15 p.m.

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  • Medieval Games
  • Chevalier de la Cailleterie

    Gathering besieging equipment and old artillery pieces, the ancestors of cannons, this show lets young and not-so-young spectators practice shooting while enjoying an educational performance.

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    Where to find them?

    Fossés des remparts
    Continuously
    Saturday: 1 p.m. / 2:45 p.m. / 5:45 p.m.
    Sunday: 11 a.m. / 2 p.m.

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    Compagnie Soñj

    Be captivated by the powerful sounds of percussions, oboe, bagpipe and hurdy-gurdy… A musical journey between East and West!

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    Where to find them?

    Wandering
    Saturday: 10:30 a.m. / 12:45 p.m. / 2:30 p.m. / 5 p.m. / 7 p.m.
    Sunday: 10:15 a.m. / 11:45 a.m. / 1:30 p.m.

    Animation for kids

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    Animations for kids
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  • Le manège en fer forgé

    When the merry-go-round of “Compagnie Gueule de Loup” starts rotating, the sweet melodies of these two musicians will lead your little dreamers to an uncommon realm!

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    Where to find them?

    Place Saint-Quiriace
    Saturday: 10 a.m. / 1:15 p.m. / 3:45 p.m. / 6 p.m.
    Sunday: 10:15 a.m. / 12:15 a.m. / 2:15 p.m. / 3:45 p.m. / 5:15 p.m.

    Animation for kids

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    Animations for kids
  • Camps
  • Cie Dovahkiin (medieval farm)

    Enter into the world of animals with this singular medieval farm! Admire impressive steers walking around the streets.

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    Where to find them?

    Cours aux Bêtes
    Continuously

    Animation for kids

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    Animations for kids
  • Medieval Games
  • Guerre et Chevalerie

    An interactive show played by your children! With genuine armors adapted to your children’s sizes,  mini-shows with plenty of humour and an educational content will brighten your day.

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    Where to find them?

    Fossés des remparts
    Continuously

    Animation for kids

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    Animations for kids
  • Medieval Games
  • Compagnie Lilamayi

    Be tempted by the Médiemomes medieval discovery course to live a stunning adventure! Be ingenious and show your dexterity to solve puzzles together…

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    Where to find them?

    Cours aux Bêtes
    Continuously

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    Street animations

    Les Coupeurs de Bourses

    These outlaws have become musicians and tell the stories of their former mischiefs…

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    Where to find them?

    Wandering
    Saturday: 10:30 a.m. / 2 p.m. / 4:15 p.m. / 7 p.m.
    Sunday: 10 a.m. / 12:45 p.m.

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    Compagnie de Théobaldus

    This comic company presents you joyful scenes of practical jokes and medieval fabliau!

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    Where to find them?

    Rue de l’Ormerie
    Continuously

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    Elodie et ses perroquets

    Elodie presents a poetic and festive skit with her gracious multicolored partners, in total freedom.

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    Where to find them?

    Ecole Ville Haute
    Saturday: 2 p.m. / 5:30 p.m.
    Dimanche: 11:45 a.m. / 2:15 p.m.

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    Chœur du Montois et du Provinois

    This company from Provins approaches every aspects of the choral singing by recovering sacred music and medieval tunes.

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    Where to find them?

    Musée
    Saturday: 11:30 a.m. / 1:30 p.m. / 3:30 p.m. / 5 p.m.
    Sunday: 10:30 a.m. / 11:45 a.m. / 2 p.m.

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    Compagnie MandalaS

    Meet Agylus & Ladzo, our funny jugglers! You won’t be able to stop laughing!

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    Where to find them?

    Ecole Ville Haute
    Saturday: 12:15 p.m. / 3:45 p.m. / 7:15 p.m.
    Sunday: 10:30 a.m. / 1 p.m. / 5 p.m.

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    Compagnie Karabas

    Watch the adventures of Master Cat in a hilarious comedy adapted from Puss in Boots!

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    Where to find them?

    Jardin des Brébans
    Saturday: 3 p.m. / 6:15 p.m.
    Sunday: 11 a.m. / 2 p.m.

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    Saboï

    With their flutes, horns, oboes and drums, you will enjoy a moment of irresistible and unfettered fun!

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    Where to find them?

    Saturday: 12 p.m. / 2:15 p.m. / 5:30 p.m.
    Concert on Place du Châtel : 10 p.m.
    Sunday: 10:30 a.m.

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    Compagnie Via Cane

    Discover creatures of medieval carnivals… You may see strange beasts like half-man half-bird walking around the streets!

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    Where to find them?

    Wandering
    Saturday: 1:30 p.m. / 3:30 p.m. / 5:15 p.m.
    Sunday: 10:30 a.m. / 1:15 p.m.

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    Belli Mercator

    A princess perched on her moving tower is looking for her prince in the public. Will she find love? Will she meet you on her way?

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    Where to find them?

    Wandering
    Saturday: 12:45 p.m. / 3:30 p.m. / 6 p.m.
    Sunday: 10:45 a.m. / 12:15 p.m.

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    Vagarem

    Historical festive music with unusual arrangements or delicate a capella polyphonies – let yourself be taken away by these three voices and three instruments!

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    Where to find them?

    Wandering
    Saturday: 12:45 p.m. / 2:15 p.m. / 4:30 p.m. / 7:15 p.m.
    Sunday: 11:30 a.m. / 1:15 p.m.

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    Sorga

    Come and enjoy their music, songs and dances! Join them to be initiated to medieval dances, living a moment of exception!

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    Where to find them?

    Wandering
    Saturday: 10:15 a.m. / 12:30 p.m. / 3:15 p.m.
    Concert on Place du Châtel : 7:30 p.m.
    Dimanche: 10 a.m. / 11:30 a.m. / 1 p.m.

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    Compagnie Damizon et les Ménétriers

    Coming from Chièvres in Belgium, they perform Medieval and Renaissance dances, accompanied by the musicians “Les Ménétriers”.

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    Where to find them?

    Wandering
    Saturday: 11:15 a.m. / 1 p.m. / 3:15 p.m. / 6 p.m.
    Sunday: 10 a.m. / 2 a.m.

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    Dayazell

    Inspired by ancient and traditional, secular and sacred repertoires, these musicians take you on a journey towards unknown horizons…

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    Where to find them?

    Collégiale Saint-Quiriace
    Saturday: 11 a.m. / 1:30 p.m. / 3:45 p.m. / 6 p.m.
    Sunday: 12 p.m. / 2:15 p.m. / 4:30 p.m.

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    Cornalusa

    Discover the sounds of gaita mirandesa, bouzouki and davul… a combination of highly unusual instruments promising a unique show!

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    Where to find them?

    Wandering
    Saturday: 10:30 a.m. / 2 p.m. / 4:30 p.m. / 7 p.m.
    Concert on Place du Châtel : 9 p.m.
    Sunday: 10 a.m. / 11:30 a.m. / 1:30 p.m. / 5:15 p.m.

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    BraAgas

    Straight from the Czech Republic, this company and its music will carry you abroad, to the Iberian, Balkanic, Scandinavian worlds… Enjoy your trip!

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    Where to find them?

    Collégiale Saint-Quiriace
    Saturday: 12 p.m. / 2:15 p.m. / 4:30 p.m. / 6:45 p.m.
    Sunday: 10:30 a.m. / 12:45 p.m. / 3 p.m. / 5:15 p.m.

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    Marina Lys

    In a medieval and Viking atmosphere, discover instruments such as the Luthare, the Nyckelharpa, the Harpolyre or the Irish Bouzouki… Be carried away by the gentleness and dreamlike quality of this timeless musical trip!

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    Where to find them?

    Collégiale Saint-Quiriace
    Saturday: 12:45 p.m. / 3 p.m. / 5:15 p.m. / 7:30 p.m.
    Sunday: 11:15 a.m. / 1:30 p.m. / 3:45 p.m.

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    Celestiaes

    Listen very carefully heavenly melodies… “Celestiaes” will carry you to various musical horizons while perpetuating minstrels’ spirit!

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    Where to find them?

    Wandering
    Saturday: 10:15 a.m. / 1:45 p.m. / 3:30 p.m. / 5:30 p.m.
    Sunday: 10:45 a.m. / 12:45 p.m. / 5:30 p.m.

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    Les Carillonneurs

    At the foot of the big wooden belltower of the ‘Companie Gueule de Loup’, the strings of instruments vibrate in harmony with the stamped steel, while the clear sound of the oboe flies away above the roofs.

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    Where to find them?

    Place Saint-Quiriace
    Saturday: 12 p.m. / 2:30 p.m. / 5 p.m. / 7:30 p.m.
    Sunday: 11:15 a.m. / 1:15 p.m.

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    Participative workshops

    Kariguell

    Whatever your age, come and try historical writing. Calligraphy, medieval illumination,  pigments, tools will no longer have secrets for you!

    Where to find them?

    Place Saint-Quiriace
    Continuously

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    Participative workshops

    Les Ateliers du Moyen Âge

    Learn everything about working with sheep wool, from fleece to ball. Discover all the tools and making steps and spend a magical time with your family through the various workshops.

    Where to find them?

    Cours aux Bêtes
    Continuously

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    Participative workshops

    Poterie art et nature

    With your family, try modelling and shaping clay into sculptures.

    Where to find them?

    Cours aux Bêtes
    Continuously

    Les Médiévales de Provins
    Camps

    La Léproserie de Close Barbe

    Enter into the lepers’ camp and discover their lifestyle, without risking yours!

    Where to find them?

    Rue de la Pie
    Continuously

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    Camps

    Les Danceries Thibaud de Champagne

    Enter this convivial camp and let you carry by the steps of medieval dances.

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    Where to find them?

    Fossés des remparts
    Continuously

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    Camps

    Compagnie d’arc de Provins

    Discover your talent as an archer by taking part in the contest of archery! Shooting range for the younger ones too. Selection trials on Saturday and finals on Sunday.
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    Where to find them?

    Cours aux Bêtes
    Continuously

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    Camps

    La Meute Cornue

    On their Viking and 15th century camp, prepare to meet craftsmen, storytellers, apothecaries,   archers and many more characters…

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    Where to find them?

    Fossés des remparts
    Continuously

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    Camps

    Atelier de la feuille d’or

    Presentation of completed and framed illuminations, explanations about materials, techniques and styles of different periods.

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    Where to find them?

    Collégiale Saint-Quiriace
    Continuously

    Les Médiévales de Provins
    Camps

    Les Forges de la Brume

    A camp where you will find all the knowledge of craftsmen in the Middle Ages: forge, calligraphy, illumination, weave, leather work…

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    Where to find them?

    Cours aux Bêtes
    Continuously

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    Camps

    Le Clan du Lys

    Be tempted by the conviviality of this medieval camp! Linen, cauldrons and clattering mugs await you!

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    Where to find them?

    Allée des remparts
    Continuously

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    Camps

    Confrérie du Cerbère

    Fence with the fencing masters, request to be heard by the lord and let yourself be carried away through time to relive the first hours of the One hundred years war.

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    Where to find them?

    Fossés des remparts
    Continuously

    Les Médiévales de Provins
    Camps

    Carving workshop (Demo2jadis)

    Are they blacksmiths or stonecutters and sculptors? Go and meet these craftsmen to find it out!

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    Where to find them?

    Cours aux Bêtes
    Continuously

    Les Médiévales de Provins
    Camps

    Les Collégiens de Paris

    These students from Paris invite you on their camp to discover dances, calligraphy, medieval weapons, juggling…

    Where to find them?

    Allée des remparts
    Continuously

    Les Médiévales de Provins
    Camps

    Les Bretteurs Caudaciens

    Get involved in the Middle Ages daily life and discover medieval games, cooking of yesteryear, artistic fights…

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    Where to find them?

    Allée des remparts
    Continuously

    Les Médiévales de Provins
    Camps

    La Maisnie des Grandgousiers

    Become a real craftsman! Learn how to make medieval utilitarian tools and artistic objects: potteries, candles, calligraphy…

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    Where to find them?

    Fossés des remparts
    Continuously

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    The Museum

    Housed in Provins’ oldest house (XIIe century), it presents many works of art belonging to Provins and its neighborhood from Neolitic times to the XIXe century.
    Free during the medieval festival

    Where to find them?

    7 rue du Palais
    From 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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    The Provins Underground Galleries

    Our guides will disclose to visitors Provins’ underground galleries, their mysteries, fairies and history. Visit in French only.
    Adults 4,50€ – Children (4-12 years old) 3,00€

    Where to find them?

    3 rue Saint-Thibault
    From 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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    The Tithe Barn

    This typical Provins house with its superb vaulted cellar used to be rented to the merchants of Toulouse when they came to town the Champagne Fairs. The scenography brings to life the main crafts and merchants of this time.
    Adults 4,30€ – Children (4-12 years old) 2,80€

    Where to find them?

    3 rue Saint-Jean
    From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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    The Caesar Tower

    Symbol of the Count of Champagne’s power, this dungeon built in the 12th century had many functions: watch tower, prison, bell-tower…
    Adults 4,30€ – Children (4-12 years old) 2,80€

    Where to find them?

    Rue de la Pie
    From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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    Sound and Light Show

    A wonderful evening show to bring medieval Provins to life! Numerous Provins volunteers act out 20 scenes in a unique portrayal of medieval Provins’ greatest moments: the epic story of Thibaud of Champagne, the feudal lords and falconry, the rose of Provins, lepers and conflicts, dances and merriment…
    Price: Adults 12€ – Children (under 12 years old) 9€

    Reservation to the MJC at +33 (0)1 64 60 16 77

    Booking online

    Where to find them?

    Aux Jardins du Couvent des Cordelières, access Route de Nanteuil
    7, 8, 14 et 15 June 2019 at nightfall, around 10:30 p.m.

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    The Eagles of the Ramparts

    Discover the Flaconry through people like a real art of life: The lords of medieval West, Arab nomads in the Middle East, the Kazakh hunters with eagles in the Central Asia… You will be fascinated by the flight of eagles, hawks, falcons, kites, caracas, vultures, owls and secretary bird in perfect harmony with horses and dromedary…
    Produced and realized by Vol Libre Production

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    Price: Adults 12,50€ – Children (4-12 years old) 8€
    Tickets available on-site only: Porte St Jean, Place du Châtel and at the entrance of the show.

    Where to find them?

    Rempart du Cours aux bêtes
    Saturday and Sunday: 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m

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    An unusual experience on board a steam train!

    The AJECTA locomotive will bring you back to the past, for a friendly trip between Provins and Villiers-Saint-Georges (about 3 hours return trip). During this adventure, discover the original scenography of a train station telling the epic story of these historical engines and of the men who tamed them: posters and old  trunks, call center, stationmaster cabin and other things from the past make up an unusual collection!
    Price: Adults 25€ – Children (6-11 years old) 10€
    Registration required at +33(0) 1 64 08 60 62 / contact@ajecta.org

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    Where to find them?

    Departure from Provins’ station
    Saturday: 1:30 p.m.
    Sunday: 1:30 p.m.

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    The Legend of the Knights

    This stunning show will take you back to the time of knights and princesses. Celebrations are held for Thibaud IV’s return from the Crusades. Cavalcades, acrobats, dressage and juggling will sweep you into the festival. The gallop of magnificent Iberian horses gives rhythm to the spectacular stunts, jousts and incredible battles.
    Produced and realized by Equestrio

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    Price: Adults 12,50€ – Children (4-12 years old) 8€
    Tickets available on-site only: Porte St Jean, Place du Châtel and at the entrance of the show.

    Where to find them?

    Chemin de Villecran
    Saturday: 2 p.m., 4 p.m. et 6 p.m.
    Sunday: 1 p.m., 3 p.m. et 5 p.m.

    Animations list is not exhaustive, schedules are subject to modifications

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