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#1 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Parks
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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#2 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Zoos
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#3 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Religious Sites
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La Palmyre Zoo (La Palmyre-Les Mathes)
#4 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
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Vieux Port (La Rochelle)
#5 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Bodies of Water
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#6 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Museums
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#7 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Religious Sites; Caverns/ Caves
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Towers of La Rochelle (La Rochelle)
#8 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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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Aquarium La Rochelle (La Rochelle)
#9 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Aquariums
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#10 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
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Musee d'Angouleme (Angouleme)
#11 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
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#12 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Bridges
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Le phare de chassiron (Saint-Denis d'Oleron)
#13 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
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Fort Louvois (Bourcefranc le Chapus)
#14 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Historic Sites
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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#15 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Specialty Museums
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#16 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Museums
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Oleron Char a Voile (Le Grand-Village-Plage)
#17 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
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#18 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
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Fort Boyard (Fouras)
#19 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Historic Sites
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Les Geants du Ciel (Chauvigny)
#20 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Performances
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Phare des Baleines (Saint Clement des Baleines)
#21 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Lighthouses
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#22 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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#23 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Religious Sites; Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: The Abbaye aux Dames is today the musical hub of Saintes. It was the first convent in the Saintonge region. The nuns were... more » Owner description: The Abbaye aux Dames is today the musical hub of Saintes. It was the first convent in the Saintonge region. The nuns were powerful women, wearing crosses and striking coins. The influence of the abbey was vast. This is still true today thanks to its musical activities and its unique architectural heritage.The Notre Dames church is a pearl of Romanesque art. The portal is richly decorated. The bell tower, in the shape of a pine cone and covered in stone scales, can be visited. Why not follow the path to heaven, you'll find a panoramic view over the town of Saintes. Discover the convent building, from its chapter house to the nuns' private quarters. « less
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#24 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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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Le Port de la Cotiniere (Saint-Pierre-d'Oleron)
#25 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
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Fouras (La Rochelle)
#26 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Category: Historic Sites
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Futuroscope (Chasseneuil-du-Poitou)
#27 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Movie Theaters; Science Museums
Owner description: En 2014, Le Futuroscope n'a pas fini de vous surprendre ! Les Lapins Cretins envahissent le parc, piratent une attraction et... more » Owner description: En 2014, Le Futuroscope n'a pas fini de vous surprendre ! Les Lapins Cretins envahissent le parc, piratent une attraction et y installent leur incroyable Machine a Voyager dans le Temps. Leur but ? Entrainer les visiteurs du Futuroscope dans un voyage dejante au coeur des moments forts de l'Histoire, revus et corriges par leur humour loufoque ! Autres nouveautes : Virus Attack, une aventure fantastique a l'interieur du corps humain et Mission Hubble, un voyage spectaculaire en 3D au-dela des etoiles. « less
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Indian Forest (La Palmyre-Les Mathes)
#28 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
#29 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
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#30 of 243 attractions in Poitou-Charentes
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