With an area of 25,809 km�, the r�gion
of Poitou-Charentes has four d�partements: Charente (16), Charente-Maritime (17), Deux-S�vres (79) and Vienne (86).
The regional prefecture of
Poitou-Charentes is Poitiers.
Neighbouring regions are Aquitaine,
Centre, Limousin and
Pays de la Loire.
Among its treasures Poitou-Charentes offers Roman ruins, long
sandy beaches along the Atlantic coast, the marshy waterways of Marais
Poitevin (the second largest wetland in the west of France) and of course Cognac; the
The illustrious story of Poitou-Charentes can be told in the Roman
ruins at Angoul�me, the medieval
houses and 18th century homes of ship-builders and traders on the Atlantic Coast at La
Rochelle and by following the colour-coded signs around the vineyards of Cognac.
With 450km of coastline, there really is something for everyone in
Poitou-Charentes. And the oysters of
Marenne-Ol�ron are said to be the best in France.
60, rue Jean Jaur�s - 86002 Poitiers.
Choose whether you want to visit the Atlantic coast or inland Poitou-Charentes.
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