When staying at one of our Campanile hotels in Poitiers, you can spend the first day visiting Poitiers city center and the second visiting Futuroscope Theme Park (see the family stay section).In the center of Poitiers, a city of a hundred steeples, stroll and discover charming streets, Poitiers Cathedral (built during the twelfth century), the many churches (Notre Dame la Grande and its facade, Saint-Germain) and colleges (Saint-Hilaire, Sainte Radegonde). Discover the Palace of Poitiers and visit the Baptistère Saint-Jean, a monument likely dating from the Merovingian period.
Continue your visit at the beautiful St. Hilaire district, the Episcopal Quarter and Montierneuf District. Visit the Musée Sainte-Croix, dedicated to archaeology and fine arts.You can also plan mini excursions in the region of Poitou. For example, discover Vouneuil sur Vienne, the supposed location of the battle of Poitiers led by Charles Martel in 732 to counter the Moorish invasion. Or why not take a day trip to discover the Poitevin marsh?
The Futuroscope is a great family activity offered by the city of Poitiers. Located 10 kilometers north of the city center, this theme park offers attractions inspired by cinema and audiovisual effects. It will delight thrill seekers and those looking for new experiences!