In the footsteps of the Acadian Odyssey in Poitou

On the occasion of the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the Acadians in Poitou, I invite you to discover the surprising history of this people through a memorial tourism trail. Françoise Glain To help me establish this circuit, I called on Françoise Glain who devoted two books to this colony and designed a game of goose on the…

Héloise Dallez

Our winter holiday tips

Are you looking for family activities or simply something to do for an afternoon during the February holidays? We have tested 7 holiday essentials for you. 

Marie BOUTET

The must-sees in Châtellerault

Châtellerault is a dynamic town, here we find something for all tastes: culture, heritage, walks, relaxation... We have put together a small selection to guide you in your discovery! 1. Discovering the city using the architectural route This is the Holy Grail for discovering the city, these two walking loops will…

Marie BOUTET

All crazy about history

From Prehistory to the 6th century via the Middle Ages, Ancient Rome and the Renaissance, I am taking my husband and my two sons on a journey to the past of Grand Châtellerault. If you are also part of the “FousdHistoire family”, let yourself be tempted by my 1 Heritage recommendations... XNUMX. Immerse yourself in the…

Héloise Dallez

Geocaching among troglodytes

The summer holidays are here and I promised my children that I would spend time with each of them. At the beginning of July, I am taking Hugo, my history-loving teenager, in the footsteps of Richard the Lionheart to Saint-Rémy-sur-Creuse. During the Hundred Years' War, this unusual village served as a fortress for the heir to the English throne against…

Héloise Dallez

Along the water in Bonneuil-Matours

In September, I took advantage of the Indian summer to make Hugo's wish come true. After several kayak outings, my teenager was eyeing another water activity, stand-up paddleboarding. A few inquiries later, we left, heading towards La Fourmy Canoë in Bonneuil-Matours. Get up, stand up! The leisure center is located on the banks of Vienne,…

Héloise Dallez

Les Ormes: the highlight of the show 2/2

Last week, remember, I was in the village of Les Ormes with an outstanding guide, Catherine Puglia. Today, on the eve of the 2020 European Heritage Days, we end the visit with an exceptional monument, the cradle of brilliant intellectual activity during the Age of Enlightenment. “The history of the town is inseparable from that of its castle”, reminds me…

Héloise Dallez

Les Ormes: the chef’s surprise 1/2

Today, as promised in my article on the most beautiful Instagram spots, I'm taking you to visit Les Ormes, on the threshold of Poitou and Touraine. I chose this small town of 1700 inhabitants because its heritage could make many large cities green with envy. So, to live up to its multiple riches, I requested…

Héloise Dallez

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