6 Sights in Poitiers, France (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Poitiers, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Poitiers, France.

Sightseeing Tours in Poitiers

1. Église Sainte-Radégonde

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The Church of Sainte-Radegonde is a medieval Roman Catholic church in Poitiers, France, dating from the 6th century. It takes its name from the Frankish queen and nun, Radegund, who was buried in the church. Considered a saint, the church became a place of pilgrimage by those devoted to her heavenly intercession. The current church, constructed from the 11th to 12th centuries, was built in a combination of Romanesque and Angevin Gothic architectural styles.

Wikipedia: Church of Sainte-Radegonde (Poitiers) (EN)

2. Hôtel Fumé

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The Hôtel Fumé, sometimes written Smoke or Fumey, is a flamboyant Gothic style building built in Poitiers between the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. A building sitting at the top of the slope on which the Rue de la Chaîne rushes rudely, the Hôtel Fumé now houses the administration and a few rooms of the Faculty of Human Sciences of the University of Poitiers.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Fumé (FR)

3. Fontaine du Pont Joubert

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Fontaine du Pont Joubert Daniel Clauzier / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Pont-Joubert fountain, sometimes mistakenly called the Legate's fountain in confusion with another that was located further away, is a small building of the late Middle Ages located on the banks of the river Clain in Poitiers, in the department of Vienne. It adjoins a medieval bridge, the Pont Joubert, hence its name.

Wikipedia: Fontaine du Pont Joubert (FR)

4. Dolmen dit La Pierre-Levée

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La Pierre levée is a dolmen located in Poitiers, France. Known since antiquity, the Roman road Lemonum (Poitiers) - Avaricum (Bourges) - Lugdunum (Lyon) passed nearby, it is mentioned as early as the Middle Ages, being the subject of several descriptions or representations, and it is associated with local folklore.

Wikipedia: Pierre levée de Poitiers (FR)

5. Église Notre-Dame la Grande

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Église Notre-Dame la Grande

Notre-Dame-la-Grande is a Romanesque collegiate church located in Poitiers. Characteristic of the Poitevin Romanesque style, its sculpted façade is a masterpiece of religious art of this period. The walls of the interior are painted.

Wikipedia: Église Notre-Dame la Grande de Poitiers (FR)

6. Musée Rupert de Chièvres

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The Musée Rupert-de-Chièvres is the second largest museum in the French city of Poitiers, behind the Musée Sainte-Croix. The building was previously called the Augustinian Convent. [citation needed]

Wikipedia: Musée Rupert-de-Chièvres (FR), Website


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