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Les Souterrains de Provins, Provins

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Experience medieval culture, architecture, and fun activities at Les Souterrains de Provins. The fortified medieval town of Provins is in the former territory of the powerful Counts of Champagne. Some of the early international trading fairs and wool industry were here. The urban structure, which was built specifically to host the fairs and related activities, has been well-preserved. Adults and children can enjoy this attraction. Plan your visit to Les Souterrains de Provins and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Provins tour planner.
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  • I enjoyed learning about the history of the caves beneath the city, although I felt the tour could have been better paced as the guide talked for long periods of time while we just stood there in the ...  more »
  • One of the most original tours in Provins. As we visited the are in winter, many attractions were closed so we decided to visit the souterrains of the city. You can only visit them with a guided tour ...  more »
  • Once underground there is no escape so one must listen to the most turgid of talks from a guide who droned on oblivious to the fact that most of her audience seemed to have switched off. We were longi...  more »
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  • Of course only with guided tours. The history of the cave system and its shapes are similar to the cave-system near Maastricht in Holland ( the "Mergelgrotten") Gives a good understanding of the historic meaning of the place.
  • Nice place
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  • Tour, which unfortunately goes too fast. We would like to venture out more when we know that we only see 10% of the underground. Better book to be sure to have room at the desired time.
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  • Interesting underground by its history. Good guide with humor! Time not so vote in the underground.
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