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A real must in Poitiers the churches are different and stunning. The coming together for the different churches is quite something and adds to the real beauty of the old town art of the city. It is quite something g and really worth taking time...More
The other day we toured Canterbury Cathedral which was extraordinary.
Today we quietly entered Poitiers Cathedral which was a world apart.
Simple yet elegant, quiet and unassuming, if your want to appreciate the calm and serenity this is better.
Poitiers, as we found, is a special town, definitely worth visiting. The cathedrals are all historically important, and a must-see. The restaurants are fantastic -- one amazingly better than the other. It seems that you can't go wrong in your choosing. We were in town...More
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
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
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
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