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.

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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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.
Saint-Jean de Montierneuf Church

Saint-Jean de Montierneuf Church

Poitiers
Saint-Jean de Montierneuf Church
Free
Old abbey church, with a Romanesque base, of a former Benedictine abbey.
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 Porchaire Church

Saint Porchaire Church

Poitiers
Cure de Saint Porchaire, 47 Rue Gambetta
Free
Originating from a primitive church, built at the end of the 9th century, it remains the front wall to which a superb 11th century Romanesque bell tower porch was attached. Recently restored, it stands proudly in the middle of the pedestrian streets.
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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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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.
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.
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Notre-Dame-la-Grande Church

Poitiers
53 Place Charles de Gaulle
Free
Anchored in the heart of the town of Poitiers, this Romanesque church is a masterpiece of Pictavian heritage.
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Saint Peter's Cathedral

Poitiers
Saint-Pierre-de-Poitiers Cathedral, 1 Rue Sainte-Croix
Free
Exceptional in its dimensions, its shape of a hall church, its flat chevet, Saint-Pierre Cathedral is by far the most imposing monument in Poitiers.
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Former Abbey of Saint-Benoît

Saint-Benoît
Rue Paul Gauvin
Free
In the heart of the Bourg de Saint Benoit, near Poitiers.
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Church of Our Lady and Saint Junien

Lusignan
11 Notre Dame Street
Free
Built between the 11th and 12th centuries, the church owes its establishment to the powerful Lusignan family and is located on the Way of Saint James.