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How to Find the Best Poitiers hotels with Hotels.com
At Hotels.com we provide information for the finest Poitiers hotels, helping you to enjoy the perfect vacation experience in this beautiful French city. Poitiers is an ancient city in south-west France. It may be famous for being the site of historic battles, but Poitiers has much more to offer families, couples and groups of friends. There are modern day theme parks, a gorgeous old town, unbeatable cuisine and natural beauty in the nearby region. All of this makes choosing Poitiers hotels with Hotels.com a fantastic city break option. Simply search for accommodation in Poitiers and we will show photographs of hotel rooms, informative reviews from recent visitors and full location information. Booking with us is simple and reliable, so why not make Poitiers your next vacation stop?
What's Poitiers Like?
Set on the land between the fork of two rivers, Poitiers has a long and glorious past. This means that there are plenty of sights for visitors to see. From the Cathedral of Saint-Pierre to the astonishing Romanesque architecture of the Church of Notre Dame, Poitiers has some of the most impressive religious buildings in the whole of France. Along with the intriguing underground chapel of Hypogée des Dunes, there is also the fine Sainte-Croix Museum, which includes works by the sculptor Rodin. Just outside town lies Futuroscope - a massive park dedicated to the world of film. Check out I-Max footage and historical exhibits as well as theme park rides at one of France's most popular attractions. Slightly further afield lie the beaches of the Atlantic coast, as well as the soaring Pyrenees. Back in town, visitors can dine on locally produce macaroon biscuits in the sumptuous Place d'Armes, washing it all down with locally produced Bordeaux wine.
Tips for Getting Along with Locals in Poitiers
When you book Poitiers hotels with Hotels.com, a little local knowledge can help you to settle in straight away. First of all, visitors should know how proud the people of Poitiers are of their history. Poitiers is where the Arab invasion of Europe was halted in the 7th century. The city is also a massive student centre, which means that there are always tucked away music and art events to attend. Another great idea is to attend one of the city's festivals. The Poitiers Film Festival attracts thousands of film buffs every December, with titles from all over the world. Visitors can also travel with the locals and save money. A day ticket on the 'Vitalis' transport network is great value compared with taxis. With Hotels.com, you will instantly be at home in one of France's most charming cities, so book a hotel you love today.