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Cultural visits in Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Our top picks of cultural sights near the hotel and around Poitiers.

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Recommended cultural visits

Arena Futuroscope, culture and sports venue

Arena Futuroscope

Only 500m from Hotel Altéora

A new venue in Vienne for all major cultural and sports events.

The arena opened to the public in May 2022.

Notre-Dame-la-Grande Poitiers

Église Notre-Dame-la-Grande

Only 21 minutes from Hotel Altéora

Wander through the medieval streets of « the city of a hundred bell towers » and take in it 80 listed, protected monuments. Don’t miss Église Notre-Dame-la-Grande, a Roman Catholic church, and its polyphonic music!

Espace Mendès France

Espace Mendès France

Only 20 minutes from Hotel Altéora

The EMF is a scientific cultural, technological and industrial centre hosting exhibitions, conferences, debates, screenings, shows and more, all on site, in Poitiers, Nouvelle Aquitaine.

Abbey of Saint-Savin

Abbey of Saint-Savin

Only 50 minutes from Hotel Altéora

A UNESCO world heritage site An exceptional site dubbed the Romanesque Sistine Chapel by André Malraux.

Château du Rivau

Château du Rivau

Only 55 minutes from Hotel Altéora

Nestled in the heart of the Touraine countryside, the Domain of Rivau embodies all the principles of sustainable development, with an organic vegetable garden, shop, hotel and two restaurants with locally sourced produce.



Only 50 minutes from Hotel Altéora

Turn back the clock more than 100 years and embark on a pioneering immersive 5D journey, or relive the glorious thirties.

Futuroscope Raving Rabbids

Amusement Parks and Wildlife Parks

 Futuroscope Theme Park

© Bruno Comtesse/D LAMING, Architecte/Lapins Crétins TM & ©
Marais Poitevin

Outdoor activities

Marais Poitevin Park

Games room