Discover Poitiers

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Poitiers is a vibrant city located in the Vienne department of western France. It is known for its rich history, charming atmosphere, and diverse culture. The city has a population of over 90,000 and offers an abundance of activities to explore.

One of the most popular attractions in Poitiers is the Eglise Saint-Pierre cathedral which dates back to the 10th century and stands as one of the oldest churches in France. Visitors can also explore Les Jardins de l'Eveche - a public garden with paths throughout its beautiful greenery that provides a great spot for relaxation or picnics.

For those seeking an adventure, Poitiers offers several outdoor markets such as Marche des Halles - where locals gather to buy fresh produce - or Place du Marche-Neuf - where artisans display their handmade crafts and souvenirs for purchase. The Futuroscope amusement park is another popular attraction featuring 3D films and interactive rides perfect for families or tourists looking to have some fun!