Interpretation Center

Échiquier de Moussais la Bataille

For all those who wish to better understand the history of the Battle of Poitiers, which opposed Charles Martel to the Arab-Muslim army in 732, a giant chess board has been specially designed to answer all your questions. Made in the form of tables of reading, young and old will be won over by the drawings, quotes and other explanations to discover during a scenographic journey.

Audio guides are available at the Grand Châtellerault Tourist Office.

Outdoor site, free access, accessible, labeled “Tourism and Disability” brand.

Nearest toilets: Vouneuil-sur-Vienne Town Hall 7km away.

Nearby: the Pinail nature reserve, the Gallo-Roman theater of Old Poitiers, the Moulin de Chitré, the Moulière forest, Châtellerault.

Site of Moussais the battle at Vouneuil-sur-Vienne


  • Environment and nature


Average duration of the individual visit: 60 min.

Language(s) of the visit

French, English


Opening hours from January 01 to December 31, 2024
TuesdayOpen from 00 p.m. to 23:59 p.m.
MondayOpen from 00 p.m. to 23:59 p.m.
WednesdayOpen from 00 p.m. to 23:59 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 00 p.m. to 23:59 p.m.
FridayOpen from 00 p.m. to 23:59 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 00 p.m. to 23:59 p.m.
SundayOpen from 00 p.m. to 23:59 p.m.



  • Accessible by stroller
  • Picnic area.

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Adapted tourism

  • Hearing impairment
  • Mental handicap
  • Physical disability


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