Châtellerault is perfect for a weekend stay. Start by discovering the Manufacture, the city’s main attraction and main local employer for nearly two centuries. It took Châtelleraut into the industrial age and is now home to an unmissable automobile museum. Lovers of old buildings will take on the second day exploring the Henri IV bridge dating back to 1565, and also the historic mansions in the old town, especially the Hôtel Sully. This beautiful building houses Châtellerault Museum and the Hôtel Descartes, honoring the great philosopher who lived there.
During a week-long stay in Châtellerault, you will have the opportunity to discover its remarkable heritage. The 15th-century Saint John Baptiste Church features exquisite stained glass windows and an absolutely remarkable sculpture of the Virgin Mary. Another religious building not to be missed, the St. Jacques’s Church is also one of the city’s great monuments, thanks to its chime. Finally, its strategic position on the road Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle road gives you access to hiking trails, in the heart of some wonderful countryside. For your stopovers,book your rooms in our Campanile hotels in the region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine
A family stay in the historic and pleasant city of Châtellerault will delight you. Stroll along the family-friendly Bourbon Street, the city's bustling main street. Continue your exploration with a visit to the Châtellerault Castle and Verger Park, as well as the banks of the river Vienne. Châtellerault is also known globally for its hot-air balloon contest, which delights young and old. When you walk around the town, enjoy the comfort of your Campanile hotel in Châtellerault and savor some local cuisine in the restaurant.