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La Tour Cesar

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“medieval city”(6 reviews)
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Built on the edge of a rocky spur at the beginning of the 12th century, the tower protects the former Earl’s Palace and dominates the valley. The tower is a potent symbol of power for the Earls of Champagne. The keep’s highly complex layout gives it...more
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rue de la Pie, 77160 Provins, France
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All reviews bell tower medieval city la tour great view rich history be careful great tower steep steps wooden ceiling super place take care day trip worth a visit bells cesar pigeon castle
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

We visited Provins twice and enjoyed the excellent shops and walking around the medieval centre, over which Cesar's Tower dominates. There are views in every direction - not to be missed.

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit (€4+); 30-45 mins enough for a visit to climb to the top, see the town and get down. You can get a day pass to get to a nearby museum and cellars/underground galleries (€12) Not spectacular but interesting..though it was a hot...More

Thank Franeczka
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Impressive tower which is deceptively big on the inside. Interesting video presentation and great views from the top.

Thank JoJoPLJ
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We spent about 45 minutes climbing up the tower and going through the rooms. It is quite interesting seeing the octagonal keep and working through the spiral staircases. The views from near the top are great. The entry fee was something like €4 which we...More

Thank Ben T
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

A great medieval tower in heart of Provins. Climb the narrow steep stairs up and further up and you’re reward with sweeping views. Make it to the bell tower on the hour as it chimes - magnificent. Signs on French and English give the tower’s...More

Thank ShaneABurke
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We drove from Paris to Provins for a day trip during the month of June, did a guided walking tour for about 3 hours. Provins was a very important region for the 11th and 12th century France. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Do...More

Thank Aneesha V
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Interesting tower to explore with various levels and small rooms all about as you make your way up to the bell tower. Some areas are quite dark and hard to see and the steps are uneven so be aware and take care. One interesting item...More

Thank JamieJW
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We covered most of the attractions in Provins and the tower was one of the highlights. The building is beautiful from the outside and worth the walk to visit. The price is inexpensive and included in the pass if you plan to visit all four...More

Thank MMM2001
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Nice little town with rich history, small but good to stop by , view from the top was nice and the place is clean and quiet but the stairs are very narrow if you having young children better bring carrier!

Thank Happiness810480
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Well worth the 4.30€, but poorly illuminated inside. Awesome view of the town from the top. Very tight spaces to gobup to the too, big travelers beware.

Thank Javier R
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