Poitou-Charentes Things to Do

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Poitou-Charentes Things to Do

  • Museum of auto,train,bikes,...

    a nice mix of museum briefly stop by passing. more detail site in contact below section, and here the tourist office of the Vienne dept in Frenchhttp://www.tourisme-vienne.com/fr/activite/66/musee-auto-moto-veloThe metro area of the city of Chatellerault has some on it too in...

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  • Church of Saint Eutrope, Saintes

    This is a wonderful building that I need to be back for more but here it is anyway. The crypt is bigger than that of ChartresThe life of the Church of Saint-Eutropius was to honor the saint's relics, Cluniac monks founded a monastery in the 9C, and then built a lavish Church at two levels.There are traces from the 6C but no written proof of it. It...

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  • The Romans at Saintes

    walk in city center and face this magnificent roman arch . Nice indeedThe Arc de Germanicus is an antiquity Roman arch built around the 18 or 19 AD for Emperor Tibèr,his son Drusus, and his nephew and adoptive son Germanicus. So in reality it is not an arc of triumph ; its construction was financed by a rich citizen of Saintes. It is an arch of...

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  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre, Saintes

    These are the chapels in the Cathedral which is a must to see while in townThe chapel of the souls in purgatory, in addition to its altar it is home to a monument to the dead of the first world war and two tables classified: ' a monk in prayer of the 18C and the Virgin interceding for the souls in purgatory.The chapel of the confessions in addition...

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  • Musée Archéologique de Saintes

    great museum one of the best in archeology in France. In fact, a large part of the exposed collections comes from the excavation of the ancient city walls of the city. The construction of this wall coincides with the period of instability of the 3-4C, who sees succession troubles and invasions. To deal with the most pressing, a part of the...

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  • Musée d'Art et d'Histoire Cognac

    a nice museum tracing the area history. direct site on the museum herehttp://www.musees-cognac.fr/musees/Mah/Mah_presentation.htmlbest to check dates ,hours and prices on the tourist site in contact in English for the latest info.The Museum of art and history of Cognac is housed in the Hotel Dupuy D'angeac, within the public garden of Cognac formed...

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  • Chateau de Cognac

    part of the great cognac family of Otard. could be shopping, custom or sight to see. I believe it is a sight to see for the architecture and history in addition to be my favorites cognac.It exist since the 10C and is also called the Château François I or also,Château des Valois.Coming from the district St James or St Jacques, the medieval bridge...

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  • Musée d'Angoulême

    a wonderful museum next to the cathedral St Pierre.Accessible by a garden in the sunny apse of the Cathedral, this free Museum offers collections ranging from the geology of the Charente (sites to dinosaurs of Cherves and Angeac-Charente) in fine arts through archaeology (collections discovered in Angoumois) and non-European arts.The Museum of...

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  • Cathedral St Pierre,Angoulême

    One of the best looking Cathedral in the region, the Cathédrale Saint Pierre d'Angoulême. Passing by on my way to cognac ::)Cathedral Saint-Pierre Angoulême has the particularity of having a romance and not Gothic Cathedral like so many other cities. This Cathedral was built in 40 years at the beginning of the 12C under the leadership of Bishop...

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  • Futuroscope

    This is a nice park just outside of Poitiers, in the towns of Chasseneuil-du-Poitou, and Jaunay-Clan ,and great fun for the whole family. Over the years we have been here twice with the kids; each time was nice, something futuristic a la French. We came by car, will give info on public transport in directions below.It had its ups and downs over the...

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  • Cathedral St Pierre -Poitiers

    The Cathedral a wonderful building in city center Poitiers, another great Church of France.I like to visit these places as it tells me more of the wonders of my new country and enrich my heritage on history, that is one of my favorite subjects even if I am terrible of memory.More in French on the Catholic parish site,...

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  • Church Notre Dame la Grande-Poitiers

    a wonderful historical Church of roman style architecture, the keys are wonders, and will be available to be seen during the heritage days in september 2014, site in Frenchhttp://www.lesclefsdenotredame.com/I past by here and visited the city center and the attraction park. However ,its the churches you will see a Wonder of history and...

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  • Church Notre Dame -Niort

    Emblematic of all towns of France here in Niort, the Poitou-Charente region is no different. A bit of history of another wonderful building of France,and birthplace of king Louis XIIIThe church Notre Dame is flamboyant Gothic style, dates back to the 14th century but must likely is 15C appearance and 16C Romanesque touches. The whole is covered...

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Poitou-Charentes Hotels

  • Best Western Masqhotel

    This hotel was perfect for our 4-day stay. It is 2 minutes' walk from the station (we arrived by...

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  • Ibis Poitiers Futuroscope

    Fairly basic hotel even by Ibis standards but if all you want is a stopover to visit Futuroscope...

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  • Hotel Francois 1er

    3 Place Francois 1er, Cognac, Poitou-Charentes, 16100, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Mercure Angouleme Hl France 3m

    1 Place Des Halles, 16000 Angouleme

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Residence de Rohan

    Parc des Fees, Route de St Palais, Vaux-sur-Mer, Poitou-Charentes, 17640, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel De Toiras

    1 Quai Job Foran 17410 Saint-Martin-De-Re, 17410 S

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Relais Du Bois Saint Georges

    Parc Atlantique, Cours Genet, Saintes, Poitou-Char

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • France Hotel

    8 Rue Des Cordeliers, Niort, 79000, France

    Good for: Couples

  • Atrium Hotel

    20 rue Jean-Louis Barrault, Valence, Rhone-Alpes, 26000, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

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