We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights

The mediaeval city of Provins is nice and the walk along the city walls is nice, though tiring in... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Gliwice, Poland
via mobile
Step back in time

A great view from the ramparts which once circled medieval Provins. It must have been magnificent... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Read all 205 reviews
All photos (179)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good53%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
2 Aug 2018
30 Jun 2018
“Step back in time”
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
77160 Provins, France
Improve This Listing
Reviews (205)
Filter reviews
35 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 35 reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The mediaeval city of Provins is nice and the walk along the city walls is nice, though tiring in the full sun and +40C(!).. make sure you are prepared. But it is nice to walk down the walls or along the top

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Franeczka
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

A great view from the ramparts which once circled medieval Provins. It must have been magnificent 800 years ago, imposing and powerful. Wear comfortable shoes, bring water and let your imagination run wild. From the ramparts you can wander into the old quarter. Lots to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ShaneABurke
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

À Nice médiéval walk around the city. Really, a rare sensation that we have travelled back in time. Interesting ... very interesting

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 510peggyp
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Saint-Jean's Gate and the ramparts provided us excellent views into the medieval past of Provin. We let our imagination wander while we walked up the lanes from the train station to the Gate, walked outside along a portion of the perimeter, and then atop the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank 854clevelandm
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Provins is a walled medieval city, so it has a gate which is a nice structure and it is still in great condition, the walls (the ramparts) are all around the city and you can go up the stairs and take a look at the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank travellistics
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Loved Provins on the whole and this gate adds to its charm. Good spot to take a picture. Be sure to walk through it and explore the other side of the city

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank DJGokarn
Reviewed 24 April 2017

You can access the top of the gate/ramparts via multiple staircases on the interior of the wall. Very beautiful view of the country side. For me it was essential part of my visit to walk on the ramparts of the medieval city.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Travel_moore4
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The older (9 and 12) kids loved walking along the ramparts, but there were a lot of stairs to go up and down so our five-year-old got a bit tired. Beautiful views of the countryside and the kids all said this was one of their...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank LowMaintenanceCouple
Reviewed 19 March 2017

After walking through the excellent Tourust Information place we headed for St Jean's Gate and then followed the ramparts around to the Jouy Gate. The ramparts were impressively restored and it really gave the scale of the town's defences. At each gate there were steps...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank MarcusHurley
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

It's not a huge spot to visit ,just a small walk would suffice. Free to go on top of it, but what left there is merely a 300 m ish relic.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank YukiZ38
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 nearby hotels
Aux Vieux Remparts
950 reviews
.31 km away
Ibis Provins
484 reviews
.45 km away
hotelF1 Provins
33 reviews
.93 km away
Le Cesar Hotel
285 reviews
1.08 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 78 nearby restaurants
Le Banquet des Troubadours
1,010 reviews
.88 km away
Hostellerie de la Croix d'Or
356 reviews
.91 km away
Les Bistrophiles
281 reviews
.99 km away
la table saint jean
473 reviews
.29 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 21 nearby attractions
La Legende des Chevaliers
234 reviews
.03 km away
Les Aigles Des Remparts
369 reviews
.30 km away
La Roseraie de Provins
240 reviews
.90 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Saint-Jean's Gate and The Ramparts staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines