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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 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 History

Shortly before the war ended, a university was built in Poitiers in 1431.  The University of Poitiers was founded by Pope Eugenius IV.  In the following century, the university greatly influenced the cultural life of Poitiers so that it soon rivaled even Paris from a cultural standpoint.  This same century, however, also brought more turmoil for France during the Catholic-Protestant conflicts.  In 1569, Poitiers... read more

Poitiers Travel Guide

Poitiers, one of the oldest cities of France is also among the most beautiful places of the country. Poitiers is known for its architectural legacy in form of churches and cathedrals. The town offers a picture perfect scenery as it lies on the fertile banks of the River Clain. Apart from the historical attractions and picturesque beauty of the town, the latest attraction that is magnetizing the thrill seeking tourist... read more

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