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I am not on a small town tour of France but visiting this area and enjoyed Poitiers so much. If... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2017
zuni P
Lagunitas, California
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Historically important city.

I did not think that I would go so far afield from Tours to visit this town during an extended... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2017
Akron, Ohio
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Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

I am not on a small town tour of France but visiting this area and enjoyed Poitiers so much. If you are here you catch the historical area which includes this church . Just knowing that Aelinor - Eleanor and Henry all were alive when...More

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Reviewed April 27, 2017

I did not think that I would go so far afield from Tours to visit this town during an extended visit in this part of France many years ago long before the range of calendar dates suitable for indicating the time of my visit were...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2017

Lovely town with lots to see and do. An amazing array of restaurants and bars and loads of super photo opportunities. Great (tiny) friendly airport too

Thank mabel35
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Just a replica of Paris. Nice atmosphere at the rear plenty of cafes to sit and people watch. Some of the glass planes have been removed probably due to vandalism at the rear of the building. Buttress can be seen mimic Paris. Anyone interested in...More

1  Thank savynchic
Reviewed August 18, 2016

This cathedral is big with high vaults. We found an interesting part was the south transcept with recently discovered late medieval frescoes. It had a late 12th to 13th century stained glass window of the Crucifixion, above the high altar. The colours were vibrant and...More

1  Thank Clinor
Reviewed September 13, 2015

Enjoy all aspects of Poitiers, this small city with a lot of history Wondering around, opening a few closed doors...

1  Thank crazyguide
Reviewed July 31, 2015

Superb acoustics. We attended Sunday Mass and the sound of the congregation singing responses to the hymns was stunning, due to the acoustics in the church. Go there, hum a hymn and wonder at the sound you create. Also, look out for the statue of...More

1  Thank Anthonypnolan
Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

It s a cathedral, so it s big, but After visiting all churchbuildings i would say this one is certainly not nr 1 to visit The inside didn't t impress me, felt very empty. The art inside is standard.

Thank Michel C
Reviewed June 15, 2015

The cathedral may not compare with the exquisite Notre Dame la Grande, which is just up the road, but it has an attractive west front, not to mention some rather startling gargoyles. Inside, the building is light and airy.

Thank KWD_11
Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

However it is a bit...... Another cathedral. It is enormous but for me not special in any real way. The area also offers the baptistery which looks and sounds lovely but like so many places in France it was closed. Oh maybe it was Monday,...More

Thank Joanne P
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