Just 2h from Côté Océan, Poitiers is the Vienne department's capital.
Both Roman Art Architectural place and University City, Poitiers is a beautiful town to discover. Situated on a roc along the Clain, the historic center has number of monuments from Gallo-Roman to nowadays. Around the city, don't miss to spend a day in the Futuroscope, the Monkeys Valley, the Crocodiles Planet or the Snakes Island.
More Information: Poitiers Tourist Office Website