The fortified medieval town of Provins is situated in the former territory of the powerful Counts of Champagne. It bears witness to early developments in the organization of international trading fairs and the wool industry.

The urban structure of Provins, which was built specifically to host the fairs and related activities, has been well preserved.

- UNESCO (CC-BY-SA IGO 3.0)

Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs

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Region
Europe
Country
France 
Category
Cultural
Name
Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs
Selection Criteria (?)
(ii)(iv)
Year of Registered
2001
Keyword
Medieval architecture, Medieval City, Registered in 2001