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La Vienne

Nature, Culture or Adventure?

La Vienne is a true kaleidoscope of colours and ambiences. 

Ranging from its sites of historical interest to its wealth of nature spots, La Vienne invites you to discover the full diversity of its heritage: Romanesque Art, the capital town of Poitiers renowned for its 100 bell towers and other towns of “History and the Arts”, magical or unique theme parks such as Futuroscope, Monkey Valley, Crocodile Planet, Snake Island or the Géants du Ciel spectacle of birds of prey in flight.  To further whet your appetite, you’ll appreciate the savoir-faire of its gastronomy (Broyé du Poitou flat cake, different types of goat’s cheese, etc.) as well as adrenaline sports including cable waterskiing and the Val de Vienne motor racing circuit.

A rambler’s paradise, La Vienne can be explored on foot, bicycle and horseback or by canoe.

La Vienne, Futuroscope and the diversity of its Heritage

Futuroscope Park celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.  Even more thrills, combined with unique and unforgettable experiences, for both enjoyment and innovation.

Tourist activities


Outdoor activity centres and wildlife parks, lush countryside and hiking paths, cultural heritage, sports and leisure activities, nautical pursuits, fishing, local produce and gastronomy, events and evening entertainment, activities for children, etc.

La Vienne is bursting with appeal!  Full range of activities on

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Poitiers, Regional Capital


Since Gallo-Roman times, Poitiers has been the provincial capital, possessing an exceptional architectural legacy that has been enriched over the centuries.  Amongst its historical gems: the churches of Notre-Dame de la Grande and Saint-Hilaire, and the Saint-Jean baptistery.

Futuroscope: Magic and Thrills!


In a green setting, more than 25 unique experiences await you for having fun, exploring the world, imagining the future, getting together or simply relaxing.

Not to be missed: Dynamic Vienne and Arthur, the 4D Adventure.  Enjoy your visit!

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Our favourites



Giants of the sky - Chauvigny Town of the Written Word - Montmorillon
Futuroscope - Jaunay-Clan
Abbey - Saint-Savin
Stained Glass Museum - Curzay-sur-Vonne
Le Cormenier Museum - Champniers
Crocodile Planet - Civaux Outdoor Recreation Area - Saint-Cyr Abbey of la Réau - St-Martin-L'Ars
Monkey Valley - Romagne
Prehistoric Sculpture Interpretation Centre - Angles/L'Anglin Water Ski Cableway - Moncontour

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