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ripening grapes in the Loire

ripening grapes in the Loire




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Poitiers Carnaval

The city of Poitiers (86 Vienne, Nouvelle Aquitaine) holds its colourful Carnaval (Carnaval de Poitiers) in the city centre on 28 February 2018.

Poitiers Carnaval poster

On the day of Mardi Gras, come into the decorated pedestrian streets in the centre of Poitiers to watch processions of marching bands and groups of performers,…
 Under the title of Carnaval des Emplumés (Carnaval of “those with plumes”) promises brightly costumed and hatted parades and floats through the pedestrianised streets of the town centre, culminating in fireworks and bonfire in front of the town hall (Marie) in the early evening.

For more info see www.tourisme-vienne.com

Poitiers is the capital of the Poitou-Charentes region and is an interesting city,rich in history and known for its Romanesque churches.

tgvsmallHigh speed train to Poitiers

Les Appartements Notre Dame Poitiers

Holiday accommodation in Poitiers includes Hotels, B&Bs and self-catering such as the
Les Appartements Notre Dame in the city centre with views of the Notre-Dame la Grande bell tower.