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Fab for walking around, good restauants, the churches are a must see, I have never seen coloured... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Georgina O
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Gorron, France
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A real must in Poitiers the churches are different and stunning. The coming together for the... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2018
northants90
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

Fab for walking around, good restauants, the churches are a must see, I have never seen coloured pillars like these.delightful Wished we had longer, good cafe culture .

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
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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

Date of experience: June 2017
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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

Date of experience: May 2016
4  Thank GuidoLocattelli
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

Date of experience: April 2017
1  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

Date of experience: August 2016
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

Date of experience: August 2016
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...

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank crazyguide
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