Monuments in Poitou-Charentes

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Monuments en Poitou-Charentes

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Cathédrale Saint-Pierre d'Angoulême

The Cathedral Saint-Pierre, located in the historic center of Angouleme, is the most remarkable monument of ...

ANGOULEME (16)


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Château de Balzac

Castle Balzac is located on the town of Balzac, Charente, near Angouleme. Treasurer Guillaume Guez is the ...

BALZAC (16)


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Château des Valois

After the destruction of the first castle to the X century, a new one is built in the XIII century. According ...

COGNAC (16)


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Eglise Saint-Léger

Church Saint-Léger is the largest churches in Cognac. She was formerly the Benedictine Priory and now serves ...

COGNAC (16)


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Eglise Saint-Martin

Church Saint-Martin is a church of the XII century which has preserved the remains of its ancient cemetery of ...

COGNAC (16)


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Fort Boyard

The idea that a fort should be built at that place in order to protect the naval shipyard of Rochefort dated ...

ILE-D'AIX (17)


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Église Saint-Étienne

The church of Ars-en-Ré, built mainly in the fifteenth century, is dedicated to Saint Etienne. This church ...

ARS-EN-RE (17)


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Église Saint-André

Church of Saint-André was built in the early of XVII century, classical style, it has a beautiful carved ...

DOLUS-D'OLERON (17)


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Prieuré Saint-Médard de La Perroche

Priory of Saint-Médard of La Perroche before the Revolution was a monastic congregation, called la ...

DOLUS-D'OLERON (17)


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Donjon de Fouras

The dungeon is located Fouras Fouras in the department of Charente-Maritime. This is a relic that testifies to ...

FOURAS (17)


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Tours de la Rochelle

The towers of la Lanterne, la Chaîne and Saint-Nicolas, are facing the ocean, they are the symbols of La ...

LA ROCHELLE (17)


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Château de Bressuire

The current castle was founded in the X and XI centuries by the family of Beaumont and occupies a considerable ...

BRESSUIRE (79)


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Église Notre-Dame

The parish church and priory of the city of Bressuire was built in the XI century. In the XIII century, the ...

BRESSUIRE (79)


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Musée municipal

The museum was created in 1971. Housed in the old grain depots, built in 1827 on the location of the monsters ...

BRESSUIRE (79)


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Chapelle Saint-Cyprien

The Chapel Saint-Cyprien, from the X century, is one of the oldest historical evidence of Bressuire, she has ...

BRESSUIRE (79)


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Donjon de Niort-Aliénor d'Aquitaine

The Dungeon of Eleanor of Aquitaine is paired with another dungeon. These two towers were part of a vast ...

NIORT (79)


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Château d'Oiron

The Château d’Oiron is located between Poitiers and Angers. The construction of the building ...

OIRON (79)


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Château de Saint-Loup-sur-Thouet

The original castle was built in the eleventh century by Lord Drogon. The present castle dates mainly from the ...

SAINT-LOUP-LAMAIRE (79)


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Abbaye de Charroux

The Benedictine architecture brought us this magnificient abbey, located in Charroux, in the Poitou-Charente ...

CHARROUX (86)


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Château de Dissay

Pierre d'Amboise, Bishop of Poitiers, was the brother of Cardinal d'Amboise, minister of Louis XII, ...

DISSAY (86)


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Château-Couvert

Castle-Couvert is a castle located on the French town of Jaunay-Clan, in the department of Vienne, whose ...

JAUNAY-CLAN (86)


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Le Baptistère Saint-Jean

Regarded as one of the oldest Christian buildings in France, the Baptistery of St. John was built between the ...

POITIERS (86)


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Notre-Dame-la-Grande

Consecrated in 1086 by Pope Urban II, this Romanesque church has a large carved facade added in the twelfth ...

POITIERS (86)


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Site gallo-romain de Sanxay

The Gallo-Roman site of Sanxay was an important place for treatment and pilgrimage. It was discovered in 1881 ...

SANXAY (86)


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