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Top things to do in Poitou-Charentes

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Ranked #1 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
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Ranked #2 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #3 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: In the heart of the area known as the "Marais Poitevin", an invitation to discover a land of water and verdant charm.One way... more » Owner description: In the heart of the area known as the "Marais Poitevin", an invitation to discover a land of water and verdant charm.One way on a boat with guide. In the early hours of the morning when nature wakes up, or at dusk when the marsh falls asleep.With family or friends, drift away in a boat and gently punt your way around the maze of verdant waterways. For the sporties and the more adventurous, discover the marsh by boat. « less
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Vieux Port (La Rochelle)
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Ranked #4 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Bodies of Water; Landmarks
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Ranked #5 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Religious Sites; Caverns/ Caves; Cultural
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Ranked #6 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Museums
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Ranked #7 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
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La Palmyre Zoo (La Palmyre-Les Mathes)
Ranked #8 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
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Musee d'Angouleme (Angouleme)
Ranked #9 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
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Ranked #10 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Other
Owner description: To get the most out of your visit, the Tourist Information Centre offers guided tours, events for adults and children and a... more » Owner description: To get the most out of your visit, the Tourist Information Centre offers guided tours, events for adults and children and a ticket office. With staff speaking four languages, you’ll be sure to find all the information you need for a pleasant stay. Our Tourist Information Centre also offers a shop and a WIFI hotspot. « less
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Towers of La Rochelle (La Rochelle)
Ranked #11 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Looking out to the Atlantic, the Tour Saint-Nicolas (14th century), the Tour de la Chaîne (14th century) and the Tour de la... more » Owner description: Looking out to the Atlantic, the Tour Saint-Nicolas (14th century), the Tour de la Chaîne (14th century) and the Tour de la Lanterne (12th and15th century) are the remains of a great fortification building campaign undertaken in the City of La Rochelle from 1199. The Tour Saint-Nicolas and the Tour de la Chaîne form the majestic gateway to the Old Port and for ten centuries formed the key defensive bastions to the city. As true palatial constructions and city castles, they are the symbol of a city with a very rich hand proud seafaring and trading heritage. The Tour de la Lanterne, the oldest lighthouse on the Atlantic coast and then a navy prison, contains over 600 examples of graffiti carved into the walls by prisoners in over 3 centuries. Open:> 1st April to 30th September: Tower Saint-Nicolas: from 10 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. ; Tower of La Chaîne and La Lanterne: from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2.15 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.> 1st October to 31st March: from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2.15 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Closed:> 1st January, 1st May and 25th December. Admission fees: Adults : 1 tower ticket : 6 € ; 3 towers ticket : 8,50 € ; Concessions (18 to 25) = 1 tower ticket : 4 € ; 3 towers ticket : 5,50 € ; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups « less
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Ranked #12 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Museums
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La Riviere de Chauvignac (Chenac-Saint-Seurin-d'Uzet)
Ranked #13 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Owner description: In Charente Maritime, at 20km away from Royan, come and discover an authentic site of natural beauty (classified Natura 2000)... more » Owner description: In Charente Maritime, at 20km away from Royan, come and discover an authentic site of natural beauty (classified Natura 2000) by the river with a canoe. You will be seduced by the freshness and beauty of the landscape and surprised by this island filled with bamboo and wild sheep.The trip lasts about 1 hour and 15 minutes and presents no difficulty. Family friendly. « less
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Aquarium La Rochelle (La Rochelle)
Ranked #14 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
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Ranked #15 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Specialty Museums; Cultural
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Ranked #16 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Bridges; Landmarks
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Phare des Baleines (Saint Clement des Baleines)
Ranked #17 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
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Fort Louvois (Bourcefranc le Chapus)
Ranked #18 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Fort Louvois is a 17th century coastal fort built on a submerged rock between Oléron Island and the Marennes Basin.It was... more » Owner description: Fort Louvois is a 17th century coastal fort built on a submerged rock between Oléron Island and the Marennes Basin.It was built from 1691 to 1694 according to the plans drawn up by Vauban. It was design to protect the southern approach to the Charente estuary by catching enemy ships in a crossfire with the citadel at Oléron. This prevented an enemy from sailing up the river to attack the naval dockyards at Rochefort. Today, Fort Louvois is open to the public offering a unique and fascinating visit! « less
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Ranked #19 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
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St-Hilaire (Poitiers)
Ranked #20 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Le Port de la Cotiniere (Saint-Pierre-d'Oleron)
Ranked #21 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
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Ranked #22 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
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Fort Boyard (Fouras)
Ranked #23 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #24 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
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Futuroscope (Chasseneuil-du-Poitou)
Ranked #25 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Science Museums; Movie Theaters; Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: With more than 40 million visitors since it opened, Futuroscope is one of the best-loved leisure parks in France and the only... more » Owner description: With more than 40 million visitors since it opened, Futuroscope is one of the best-loved leisure parks in France and the only one of its kind in Europe. Futuroscope is the ideal place to relax in, with 60 hectares of tranquil green countryside and 25 original experiences you won't find anywhere else: films in giant format, thrill-filled attractions, 3D rides with 4D effects, games, live shows, open-air activities, and more. The spectacular theatres inside Futuroscope are gigantic sculptures and their futuristic lines blend in smoothly with the surrounding landscape. Discovery and thrills guaranteed for everyone, young and old! « less
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Ranked #26 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
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Ranked #27 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Owner description: Enter this bunker, built in 1941 by Germans in the city center, and discover the history of La Rochelle, freed on May 8th,... more » Owner description: Enter this bunker, built in 1941 by Germans in the city center, and discover the history of La Rochelle, freed on May 8th, 1945. Reconstituted scenes, photos, videos, period objects... « less
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Ranked #28 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
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Memorial of Resistance (Chasseneuil-sur-Bonnieure)
Ranked #29 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
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Ranked #30 of 221 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: ; Art Museums; History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Collection includes regional art and artifacts, with specific focus on the cognac producers.
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