* France – Provins : Excursion to the Medieval Festivals of Provins with French tour operator
Period : June
Reference : 10B029
Prix : 230€ Ask for a quote
Your incoming tour operator agency takes you on excursions to the heart of Brie Champenoise, an area rich in traditions and ancestral know-how and relive, just for the weekend, one of the most festive and coloured periods of history.
Arrive in the region of Troyes for dinner. Accommodation.
D2 Dance halls, castles and stained-glass windows (150 km)
Depart for Nogent sur Seine and the Motte Tilly Castle with its noble 18th century architecture. Visit its magnificent bright halls which were used for the escapades of the libertine Valmont during the shooting of the film « Dangerous Liaisons ». A glass of champagne is waiting for you then enter a traditional winery before lunch in a dance hall. Continue with a visit of the contemporary stained-glass windows of Villenauxe la Grande and the magnificent botanical gardens of Marnay sur Seine. Dinner. Accommodation.
D3 Medieval Festival of Provins (150 km)
The feudal city of Provins with its ramparts and its superb dungeon from the 12th century invites you for a day of festivities with the troubadours, acrobats, jugglers, stilt walkers and other jesters to the king. Enjoy rustic camps, musical improvisations, a wool village, a pedlar theatre, exhibition of traditional know-how, stained glass-windows and other workshops all bring back to life this magnificent medieval city for the space of a weekend. You are free for lunch to enjoy the celebrations. Dinner. Accomodation
D4 Old Troyes (30 km)
Guided visit of the old town of Troyes with its narrow streets lined with half-timbered houses with its corbelled floors and the rich medieval churches decorated with sumptuous glass windows – a reminder of the know-how of the craftsmen in the region. Lunch of local specialities.
Full board, (excluding drinks) in a 2/3-star hotel from dinner on D1 to lunch on D4 (except lunch D3)
Entry : Motte Tilly Castle, Villenauxe la Grande Church, Botanical Gardens
Guide D2 and morning D3
Free : 21st person in a single or shared room. 42nd person in a twin room
Single supplement (3n) : 81 €