POITIERS ROMAN CAPITAL
ou are first of all seduced by the streets of its city centre, conducive to strolls in a renovated architectural setting where Romanesque art dominates. More than 80 listed monuments write the heritage history of Poitiers.
Here, lovers of archaeology, fine arts and even the unusual have a museum to visit. Shopping enthusiasts have a choice of large stores or small shops with character and craftsmanship. Gastronomy is also in the spotlight, with a range of restaurants offering inventive or local cuisine.
This art of living will not be the only one to make you want to enjoy the city...the cultural dynamic of Poitou also makes its case. More than 3,000 shows are offered every year to all kinds of audiences: film festivals, street arts, polychromy, urban tours, etc. In addition, there is a dense and varied range of leisure activities available in the form of sports, games, discovery or nature.
Also to satisfy your desire to prolong the pleasure, accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets is available.
The capital of Poitou-Charentes is resolutely a city on a human scale, rich, authentic and sparkling, which proudly preserves its quality of life. That's why we love it.
Welcome to this charming town.
Poitiers has not finished seducing you..
- Discovery tour of Poitiers: Enjoy a fun, educational and interactive tour of the city, thanks to the geolocation and augmented reality functions of the Poitiers-zevisit application.
- Treasure hunt: Discovering the city's famous women. The Tourist Office of Poitiers proposes a great treasure hunt in search of the famous women of Poitiers: it's up to you to solve the investigation.
- 3D visit of Poitiers: Live the 3D Poitiers evolution experience, and discover the city centre through time. A 3D panoramic visit that tells how Poitiers has been transformed from Antiquity to the present day, through unique and original historical reconstructions of its heritage.
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