May 2015 Agenda

OuR HIGHLIGHT


31 May 2015 - Bouquet Provincial


The medieval town of Provins is pleased and honored to welcome more than 3000 bowmen for the biggest traditional archery event, of which the origin dates back at least to the 15th century!
In the programme: from 8 a.m., teams’ arrival and flags’ presentation
- Shooting from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. at the sports pavilion, located at Boulevard d’Aligre
- Funeral sprays will be left to the War Memorial at 11 a.m.
- Bunches exchange at 11.30 a.m. at the Souvenir Français square
- Parade will start at 1.30 p.m from the A. Peyrefitte Avenue, towards rue du Val, rue St-Thibault, Place du Châtel, rue de Jouy, ramparts, rue St-Jean, Place du Châtel, and will finish at Place St-Quiriace.
- A mass will be celebrated at 4.30 p.m. at St-Quiriace Collegiate church
- Medieval ball will end the event on the Place du Châtel at 6 p.m.

What worth seeing also at the Bowmen Village (near the stadium): archery Museum, France Archerie’s stand, Saint-Sébastien manufacturer, food service…

The Bouquet Provincial represents the opening of a great competition which lasts more than 4 months and occurs in various French cities. Traditionally, first prize is a Sèvres porcelain vase, offered by the French Republic Presidency.
Participants will wait for you on 17 October 2015 at 6 p.m. Winners will be rewarded at the Holy Ghost Cellar.

Provins - Bouquet Provincial





• Sunday 31 May 2015, from 8 a.m.

Place: Downtown and Upper Town.

Price:
free entrance.

Information:
www.bouquetprovincial.fr





2015 new animation ! On Sundays in May: activity tree climber


Antoine is waiting for you on the Place Saint-Quiriace to teach you how to easily climb a tree.
You can securely climb a huge lime tree.
Once at the top, he will share with you his knowledge on the trees universe and, of course, make you discover the Provins’ heritage from another view!
Do not miss it!

Activity tree climber

• On Sundays in May, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Place: Saint-Quiriace square, in the upper town.

Price:
5 €.
From 7 years old.
Length: 20 min per group of max. 8 people.

Information:
01 64 01 33 08 ou 06 74 99 85 62.
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continuous activities


Educational farm of Saint-Hilliers


Discovery of the Provins region



• From 1 Novembre to 31 March: Saturday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., weather permitting - Week: on booking - Closed on Sunday.

• From 1 April to 31 October: Saturday and Sunday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., weather permitting - Week: on booking.

Length: 2 hours.

Place: Hameau de Savigny - 77160 Saint Hilliers.

Price: 7,50 €

Information:
Tel.: 33 (0) 1 64 00 24 61 - Fax: 33 (0) 1 64 60 15 48.
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The AJECTA Railway Museum in Longueville


The AJECTA Railway Museum in Longueville

• On Sunday and public holiday up to 11 May, then on Saturday, Sunday and public holiday.

Place:
close to the station - 77650 Longueville.


Price:
adult 4 €
- child 2 € (8-12 year old).

Information:

Provins Tourist Office: 33 (0) 1 64 60 26 26.
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The farm de la Mercy in Chenoise


The Farm de la Mercy in Chenoise



• Guided tour on booking (from 15 persons), except in winter.

Length: 2 hours or all day long.

Place: Route de la Croix - D12 - 77160 Chenoise.

Prices: Guided tour only: 7,50 €.
Guided tour + 1 workshop + drive on barouche: 10,40 €

Information:
Tel./Fax: 33 (0) 1 64 00 93 10.
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this agenda is subject to change during the year.



What you missed in May


2 & 3 May 2015 - Les Médi'Ovales of Provins


This rugby international tournament is now a great sport event!

A real friendly
moment shared by young players coming from numerous countries!

Furthermore, all the teams will parade in the streets of the downtown, on Saturday morning before the beginning of the matches.

Les Médi'Ovales de Provins

• Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 May 2015, from 10 a.m.

Place: Démosthène Bobe stadium, route de Nanteuil in downtonw.

Price:
free entrance.

Information: 33 (0) 6 89 04 15 74.




16 May 2015 - The European Museum's night


This event is an ideal opportunity to visit a museum in an unusual way.

Self and free discover of the rooms and the collections and unique concert : "Meeting with Troubadours".

Thanks to harp, percussion instrument, hurdy-gurdy, flutes... you will discover the most famous troubadours and listen to the nicest songs of the 12th and 13th centuries, at the time of the "Fin’Amor" (or Amour courtois).

Provins - The Museum's Night



• Saturday 16 May from 5.30 p.m. to midnight. Concert at 9 p.m.

Place: The Provins and the Provins area Museum - 7 rue du Palais.

Price:
free entrance.

Information: 01 64 01 40 19.



Self and free discover of the rooms and the collections.