Route & dates
Fly + Drive: 19 h
Provins— 5 nights
Drive: 1 h 15 min
Paris— 13 nights
Fly: 13 h
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Provins cultivates roses to make all sorts of foods from roses with specialties including rose petal jam, Provinois rose honey, and rose candy.Visit Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte and Cite Medievale de Provins for their historical value. La Tour Cesar and Collegiale Saint Martin are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Provins side-trips: Chateau de Blandy-les-Tours (in Blandy), Parc des Felins (in Lumigny-Nesles-Ormeaux) and Uranoscope De l'Ile de France (in Gretz-Armainvilliers). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Quiriace, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Continua, take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Seine Et Marne, and see the interesting displays at Maison de Pierre Mac Orlan.
To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Provins online journey planner.
Vancouver, Canada to Provins is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Provins is 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.
Things to do in Provins
Saint-Cyr sur Morin, Chateau de Blandy-les-Tours, Collegiale Saint Martin, Galleria Continua, Musee Jardin Bourdelle
Find places to stay May 1 — 6:
City of Light
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Take a break from the city and head to Ile Saint-Louis and Île de la Cité. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Versailles (L'Orangerie, Palace of Versailles, &more), Fontainebleau (Chateau de Fontainebleau & Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau)) and Chateau De Courances (in Courances). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, admire the masterpieces at Musee Jacquemart-Andre, wander the streets of Le Marais, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Paris online trip maker.
Traveling by car from Provins to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Paris
Versailles, Fontainebleau, Chateau De Courances
Find places to stay May 6 — 19:
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