In the footsteps of the Acadian Odyssey in Poitou

To mark the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the Acadians in Poitou, I'd like to take you on a tour of the surprising history of these people. Françoise Glain To help me set up this tour, I called on Françoise Glain, who has written two books on this colony and designed a game of goose on the subject.

Héloise Dallez

Greater Châtellerault car-free

The real luxury in Grand Châtellerault? The ability to take things slowly, to observe, listen and think... The destination is easy to explore without a car. It's a different way to travel, with complete freedom. Here, eco-responsible strollers are king. Front page photo ©Agence Zébrelle ChâtelleraultAn ideally located station Exactly 30 years ago, Châtellerault inaugurated its SNCF station,...

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All Saints' Day holidays: 10 good reasons to come

As the autumn holidays approach, you're not sure which destination to choose for your family to recharge their batteries. As an ambassador in love with my region, my answer is: "Grand Châtellerault, of course! To back up my advice, here are 10 good reasons... Stroll through the narrow streets of one of France's most beautiful villages At Angles-sur-l'Anglin, beauty rhymes...

Héloise Dallez

A week of 100% Sport and Nature

Did you know? Grand Châtellerault has been awarded the "Terres de jeux 2024" (2024 Games Land) label, and #ChatelleraultTourisme, a destination driven by the Olympic spirit, invites you to combine the pleasures of sport with tourist discoveries. Unforgettable experiences await you! Countryside, forests, lakes and rivers, not forgetting the towns... Take advantage of the landscapes of Grand Châtellerault by opting for its outdoor leisure activities....

Héloise Dallez

Top 5 best jogging spots

At home, we usually hold a family meeting before each holiday. The aim is to anticipate the activities so that everyone is involved in the programme. My boyfriend and Hugo (16) often express their desire to go jogging. That's how we came to realise that the advice...

Héloise Dallez

Lencloître mustard

This winter, curiosity and a taste for local produce led me to Sérigny. This village in the Lencloîtrais region, where the melon is king, is home to the 16th-century Château de Saint-Bonnet, which Alain Jomier bought in 2019 when he discovered manuscripts dating from the late 19th century in a trunk he had left in the attic. Among them: the history and...

Héloise Dallez

Crazy about sport

Active holidays are often synonymous with discovery and a change of scenery. With my sporty son and husband, we've tried out a whole host of activities for you in the Greater Châtellerault area. On land or in the water, in the heart of nature or in the city, in summer or out of season... For a weekend or longer...

Héloise Dallez

All crazy about history

From prehistory to the 20th century, via the Middle Ages, Ancient Rome and the Renaissance, I'm taking my husband and two sons on a journey into the past of Grand Châtellerault. If you too are part of the "FousdHistoire family", let yourself be tempted by my 6 heritage recommendations... 1. Immerse yourself in the...

Héloise Dallez

In the water

Splash, splash! In the Bordeleau family, I ask... My two sons and their father swear by the pleasures of the water. If you're part of the Bordeleau team, why not take a look at my selection of 6 water sports in the Grand Châtellerault area?

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My 5 favourite markets in Grand Châtellerault

With a wicker basket under my arm, I love to feast my eyes on the juicy Haut-Poitou melon, smell the roast chicken, salivate over the famous Chabichou, compose a bouquet of fresh flowers... After mingling with the curious, I indulge in my little ritual: a drink on the terrace in the village square. Then I take...

Héloise Dallez

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