GRAND POITIERS SMILES ON THOSE WHO DARE
2000 YEARS OF HISTORY
Lusignan – land of the Fairy Melusine and the great kings of Cyprus, Jerusalem and Armenia. Chauvigny – home to a remarkable medieval town where you can still find numerous craftsmen. Ligugé – a prime location from the beginning for thinkers and artists where the bells ring out from the oldest Benedictine monastery in the West. Sanxay – every summer the Lyrical Evenings entice tourists and music lovers to the Gallo-Roman amphitheatre. Poitiers – capital of the Dukes of Aquitaine and birthplace of one of the oldest universities in Europe whose fame attracts more than 4000 international students every year.
A GREEN AND HUMANISTIC FUTURE
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Whether they have always been connected to Grand Poitiers or have only recently arrived, our spokespeople are keen to share their vision of the area with you – perhaps to give you a good reason to get to know it better.