During a short weekend — or a long one — at one of our hotels in Deux-Sèvres, you’ll get to visit a city steeped in history. Niort city center is not far at all from our Première Classe hotels. The impressive medieval Donjon de Niort, the Gothic Eglise Notre-Dame and 19th-century Eglise Saint-Hilaire, as well as the old Renaissance city hall and protestant temple catch the attention of many passers-by. Or are you a nature lover? Poitevin Marsh is also right on the doorstep. Discover this verdant oasis, tucked between Niort and La Rochelle
Culture and nature combine in Niort to offer you a week packed with new experiences. Your hotel room here is a great base for setting out to see the city’s rich heritage. Its castle keep, temple and churches are all unquestionably worth a visit. The city center is also full of beautiful old buildings, like the Maison de la Vierge at 55 Rue Saint-Gelais. Continue your stroll along the Sèvre to enjoy a pleasant wander down the Coulée Verte. As for foodies and gourmet lovers, they should head to the indoor markets to sample the area’s culinary specialties.
Heading to Niort with the family? You’re in luck — the region is one big outdoor playground. Stately homes and castles lie hidden in the lush natural landscapes of Deux-Sèvres. The castle in Niort itself is also home to a museum. Visitors of all ages will love the themed tours and entertainment. Or perhaps you’d rather get outdoors and go for a walk? The Jardins de la Brèche and Poitiers Marsh are both great spots for relaxing and checking out the local wildlife. Make your way back to your hotel room with a smile on your face and a head full of memories!