WHAT TO DO IN GRAND POITIERS?

During your stay, discover Poitiers and its surroundings through numerous activities!

On water, on land or in the air, choose your element!

Whatever your tastes, we offer you a wide range of activities to share with family, friends or couples to challenge yourself, let off steam or simply relax. If you are looking for thrills or challenges with friends or family, check out our selection of motor sports and tree climbing courses. For the little ones, the amusement parks with inflatables and adventure courses await you for moments shared with your family.

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Sainte-Radegonde Church

Poitiers
Sainte-Radegonde Church, 17 Rue du Pigeon Blanc
Free
Placed under the name of Radegonde, daughter of the king of Thuringia and wife of the Franc Clotaire I king, the current church of Sainte-Radegonde is built around an 11th century bell-tower-porch, a 12th century chevet with ambulatory and a 13th century nave.
Our Lady's abbey church in Fontaine-le-Comte (Vienne, Poitou-Charentes, France).

Fontaine-le-Comte Abbey

Fontaine-le-Comte
Fontaine le Comte Abbey, 17 Rue de l'Abbaye
Free
In its landscaped setting, founded around 1130 by William VIII, Count of Poitou-duc d'Aquitaine, the Abbey of Fontaine-le-Comte first welcomed a community of canons of Saint-Augustin.
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Dormitory of the Monks / Capitular Hall

Saint-Benoît
Des Moines Dormitory, Rue Paul Gauvin
Free
In the heart of the Bourg de Saint Benoit, near Poitiers.
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Hotel Berthelot

Poitiers
Hotel Berthelot, 24 Rue de la Chaîne
Free
Built from 1529 by René Berthelot, mayor of the city, the Berthelot Hotel is one of the first Renaissance buildings in Poitiers.
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Palace of the Counts of Poitou - Dukes of Aquitaine

Poitiers
10 place Alphonse Lepetit
Free
With the Great Hall and the Maubergeon Tower, the Palace of the Counts of Poitou-Ducs of Aquitaine is today one of the most remarkable architectural ensembles of the Middle Ages in France.
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Rue de la Chaîne

Poitiers
Rue de la Chaîne
Free
The rue de la Chaîne was an important traffic axis because it was the most direct way to get to the city centre of Poitiers when arriving from Paris.
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Saint-Jean Baptistery

Poitiers
Saint-Jean Baptistery, Rue Jean-Jaurès
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The Baptistery of St. John is the oldest preserved Christian monument in Europe.
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Poitiers City Hall

Poitiers
15 Place du Maréchal-Leclerc
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Built between 1869 and 1875, the town hall of Poitiers is the final point of a vast urbanization project of the city centre, "Coeur d'agglo".
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Prefecture

Poitiers
Préfecture de la Vienne, 1 Place Aristide Briand
Free
Part of a vast urban renewal programme inspired by Haussmann's Parisian designs, the prefecture of Poitiers was built by the architects Durand and Guérinot between 1864 and 1868.
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Saint Germain Church

Poitiers
Rue Saint-Germain
Free
Founded in the 10th century on the site of the Gallo-Roman thermal baths, the church is placed under the name of Saint Germain, bishop of Paris in the 6th century.
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Place de la Liberté

Poitiers
Place de la Liberté
Free
In the heart of a transition zone between the "city" (Notre-Dame-la-Grande and the county palace) and the new town of Montierneuf, the current Place de la Liberté hosted the "new market" at the beginning of the 12th century.