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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

In 1337, the Hundred Years’ War between France and England began.  Before its end in 1453, the war had affected the history of Poitiers several times.  The war reached the city during the Battle of Poitiers on September 19, 1356.  The battle was the second great victory for England during the war.  After the English military forces invaded Paris in 1418, the French Parliament was forced to move to Poitiers until... read more

Poitiers Nightlife

The local cuisine is represented by simple, rustic dishes, based on ingredients like butter, nut oil, cheese, melons, mutton and Poitou wine. High class restaurants include La Taverne de Maitre Kanter, Passions et Gourmandisses, La Chenaie, Le Bois de la Marche. The famous melted cheese (fromage fondue) can be tasted at Au Refuge and Le Montagnard. The tasty French pancakes (crepes) are to be found in places like Fleur... read more

Poitiers Travel Guide

Poitiers travel is a treat for those who have a taste in history. The city is extremely rich past that is clearly visible in its beautiful churches and cathedrals. The French architecture in these buildings is truly awesome. St John Baptistery is among the oldest buildings in France. This Baptistery was built around 4th century. It was then redecorated in the 10th century. The beautiful Notre Dame la Grande Church is... read more

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