The 2023 Medieval Christmas Market in Provins: ball, banquet and magical entertainment on the programme

Published by Graziella de Sortiraparis, Caroline de Sortiraparis · Photos by Graziella de Sortiraparis · Published on November 18th, 2023 at 02:55 p.m.
The medieval city of Provins invites you to celebrate Christmas on Saturday December 9 and Sunday December 10, 2023. It's the perfect opportunity to discover this legendary medieval Christmas market in the Seine-et-Marne region, during a festive weekend of holiday magic!

How about a Christmas market like in the Middle Ages? The town of Provins invites you to experience an enchanting weekend of exceptionalChristmas entertainment at its Marché Médiéval de Noël, scheduled for Saturday December 9 and Sunday December 10, 2023 . Nearly 60 demonstrating craftsmen will take you back in time to present their wares: calligraphers, hatters, heraldry specialists, blacksmiths, cabinetmakers and many more, to discover rare skills!

This Unesco World Heritage city doesn't do things by halves when it comes to festivities, and pays tribute to its medieval past. In the upper town, the Gardes-Foires de Champagne association prepares shows featuring troubadours and fire jugglers, to amaze children and adults alike! Don't miss the medieval ball and banquet, where you can try your hand at the dances of yesteryear.

In the lower town, a craft market awaits you, with gastronomic specialities, mulled wine, jewelry and decorative items, not forgetting the presence of Santa Claus, his letterbox to tell him about your gift wishes, a big tombola with the shopkeepers and an advent calendar for all the children!

You can also relive the story of the Nativity with the spectacle of the Saint-François living crib, in the Collégiale St Quiriace, to the sound of enchanting Christmas carols. Culinary workshops for devouring Santa Claus or cupcakes are sure to satisfy children's appetites, while theatrical tours present festivities in the Middle Ages.

And to keep the fun going, there are plenty of other Christmas activities planned in Provins throughout December, including an ice rink, a Christmas train and other magical family activities!

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From December 9th, 2023 to December 10th, 2023

× Approximate opening times: to confirm opening times, please contact the establishment.


    Place du Châtel
    77160 Provins

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