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Poitiers Map, France

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Poitiers Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Poitiers with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Poitiers useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Poitiers!

Poitiers History

Over the next four centuries, Poitiers rose in importance when it became the capital city of Poitou which was a region of France being ruled by the Counts of Poitiers.  Upon the death of her father, Poitiers and much of the surrounding areas was willed to Eleanor of Aquitaine who then became the Countess of Poitiers.  It may have been unusual to will an estate to a daughter at that time; however, her father did so in... read more

Poitiers Travel Guide

Poitiers has a sound economy that makes it a prosperous town. The city stands among the major cities of France like Paris, Tours and Le Mans. The major industries that support the economy of Poitiers are food processing, printing and electronics. Tourism has always backed the economy of the town. The newly built Futuroscope has added to the revenue of the tourism industry. read more

Poitiers Nightlife

Most of the visitors who go to Poitiers are in their way for the Futuroscope, one of France’s biggest thematic parks. Although Poitiers is not even close to clubbers dreamland (see the Paris Travel Guide and Paris Nightlife articles if you feel you’re in this category!), it still has enough places where you can have a drink, a nice meal and some fun. A main characteristic of Poitires nightlife is given by the... read more

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