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Poitiers is the capital of the Poitou-Charentes region, halfway between Paris and Bordeaux. "Lemonum" (as it was once known) is situated on a hilltop surrounded by the Clain and Boivre rivers. Famous for the battle of Poitiers, where Charles Martel stopped the Moors' advance, the town has some exceptional architectural heritage: 80 of its monuments are listed and protected.

Today Poitiers is known for its remarkable quality of life, boasting all the advantages of a large town but with a warm, human character.

So be sure to stroll around its old streets and soak up the atmosphere!
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Events in Poitiers

Musée Sainte-Croix, Poitiers, visit

All year long
Musée Sainte-Croix

More events in Poitiers

Alain Maulny / Inventaire général

Poitiers Cathedral, visit

Between Romanesque and Gothic, regional differences.
All year long
Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Poitiers