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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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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Sainte-Radegonde Church

Poitiers
Sainte-Radegonde Church, 17 Rue du Pigeon Blanc
Free
Placed under the protection of Radegonde, daughter of the king of Thuringia and wife of the Frankish king Clotaire I, the present-day church of Sainte-Radegonde in Poitiers is built around an eleventh-century bell tower-porch, a twelfth-century chevet with an ambulatory and a thirteenth-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.
place de la liberté

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 Count's palace) and the new town of Montierneuf, the present-day Place de la Liberté in Poitiers was the site of the "new market" in the early 12th century.
Saint Porchaire Church

Saint Porchaire Church

Poitiers
Cure de Saint Porchaire, 47 Rue Gambetta
Free
From a primitive church, built at the end of the IXth century, it remains the front wall to which a superb Romanesque porch bell tower was leaned in the XIth century. Recently restored, it stands proudly in the middle of the pedestrian streets of Poitiers.
Saint-Hilaire le Grand Church

Saint-Hilaire le Grand Church

Poitiers
Saint-Hilaire-Le-Grand Church, 26 Rue Saint-Hilaire
Free
The church of Saint Hilaire is a monument of Romanesque art, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the Way of Saint James in 1998.
Saint-Jean de Montierneuf Church

Saint-Jean de Montierneuf Church

Poitiers
Saint-Jean de Montierneuf Church
Free
The church of Saint-Jean de Montierneuf in Poitiers is a former abbey church, with a Romanesque base, of a former Benedictine abbey.
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Place du Maréchal Leclerc

Poitiers
Place du Maréchal-Leclerc
Free
It is in 1058 that it is mentioned for the first time a place at this place of Poitiers. It is then mentioned as foro veterum: an old forum. This late name suggests that already in Gallo-Roman times, there was a public space structuring the city: the forum.
Saint Louis Chapel

Saint-Louis Chapel

Poitiers
Collège Henri IV, 1 Rue Louis Renard
Free
The Saint Louis chapel, a sober setting for a remarkable painted decoration in Poitiers, was built in 1608 by the Jesuits to serve their newly created college.
Hotel Berthelot

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.
Dukes' Palace

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.