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Site/monument

Le Palais

Formerly Palace of the Counts of Poitou and Dukes of Aquitaine, residence of Eleanor of Aquitaine (1137-1204) Queen of France and England - mother of Richard the Lionheart and Jean sans Terre - the Palace is an essential monument of the town with its Restoration era façade, hiding the majestic King's room or the hall of lost steps with the beautiful fireplace at the back of the room.

Practical information

Accessible to disabled persons

Visit

Conditions of visit: Free visit, Guided visit

Further information

Type of site/monument/small heritage: Palace
Address
Le Palais
10 place Alphonse Lepetit
86000 POITIES