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Office de Tourisme de Saintes & de la Saintonge

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We tried to ask in our best French for a map of the town and the lady responded in English to save... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
lbj17
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Much appreciated

Lovely location on the river near the Arch Germanicus and a public garden. The man staffing it... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
Mary P
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Auburn, CA
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Place Bassompierre, 17100 Saintes, France
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

Lovely location on the river near the Arch Germanicus and a public garden. The man staffing it spoke excellent English and was very professional and helpful. We were desperately in need of a laundromat and he knew where it was... something our motorway hotel staff...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018

We tried to ask in our best French for a map of the town and the lady responded in English to save us further embarrassment. The leaflet given was very useful, indicating the various sectors of the town and a suggested walking route. It's located...More

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amandine c, Animatrice numérique at Office de Tourisme de Saintes & de la Saintonge, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

The Tourist Office thank you for your advice ! Have a good stay in Saintes and la Saintonge !

Reviewed June 2, 2018

Very helpful staff. Lots of leaflets in English too. There’s a bar way over to the left and public toilets to the right. This is by Roman ruins and the river.

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amandine c, Animatrice Numérique at Office de Tourisme de Saintes & de la Saintonge, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Thank you for your message ! Have a good stay at Saintes and in the Saintonge ! Kind Regards

Reviewed October 15, 2017

Lovely location on the river near the Arch Germanicus and a public garden. The man staffing it spoke excellent English and was very professional and helpful. We were desperately in need of a laundromat and he knew where it was... something our motorway hotel staff...More

1  Thank Mary P
Reviewed July 8, 2017

Staff was friendly enough and gave us a map of the city. It's worth a quick stop as it's very close to other sites on that side of the Charente (museum, garden, and abbey).

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Easy to find as it's alongside the river from the Arc de Germanicus and next to some Romanesque remains. The interior is a bit sparse with brochures and information down one end and staff desk at the other. We didn't ask for any help but...More

Thank nnmercman
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Located right behind the Germanicus Arch, this place can provide you with a lot of info and brochures. As always, they insist on practicing their English, while I insist on practicing my French ;) Free WIFI. Closed 12:30 to 1:30PM **

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Very helpful and polite man working in the office . Gave us information we required about the city and ancient roman buildings

Thank Karen3965
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Really interesting for young and old. Easily accessible and in a very pleasant are next to the river Charente.

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed October 7, 2016

We arrived near closing time but were still given all the help we wanted. The recommendation of LE PARVIS restaurant was greatly appreciated, e had a wonderful meal.

Thank SUPAGRANDAD
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

A really pretty medium sized town just right for a day trip. A huge Roman arch stands by the Tourist information which has friendly staff. Pick up a town map from here. Easy parking nearby. Beautiful river with footbridges. A lovely park on one side,...More

Thank Gill B
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