Refreshing exits to combat the heat

Want to go out but with these temperatures it is not always easy to find an activity, so we offer you our top sites to stay cool!

Number 1 : The mill of Chitré 

Sheltered from the sun, discover this mill inherited from the Middle Ages and let yourself be carried by its history and evolution through the centuries. You can also enjoy its magnificent view of the Vienne.

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Number 2 : Crémault leisure base

Refresh yourself at Bonneuil-Matours. The park of Crémault offers many activities, enjoy a canoe trip, a game of mini-golf or simply a swim in the Vienne.

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Number 3 : Conventual Set of Lencloître 

Discover the 12th century Notre Dame Church and the dovecote. You can also admire its gardens and rose garden.

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Number 4 : Castel of Ormes

Take the time to visit the Château des Ormes kept cool by its stone, it was built by the Pussort brothers from 1642. Acquired in 1729 by Count Marc-Pierre Voyer d'Argenson, Minister of War of Louis XV, friend of Diderot and D'Alembert who dedicated the Encyclopedia to him. It housed famous guests including Voltaire.Let yourself be told its history...

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Number 5 : Ethni'cité

Visit this tuffeau troglodyte village and discover Ethnicity between medieval refuge to the houses of hemp weavers, these places abound with history and freshness...

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Number 6 : Castel of Scorbé-Clairvaux

Listed as a Historical Monument since 1929, the Castle of Scorbé-Clairvaux has a double enclosure which makes it a particularly ambitious and worked on monument. It also houses the International Chess Museum since 1990.

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Number 7 : L'Artothèque and l'École d'Arts Plastiques of Châtellerault 

Be inspired by art through this school of plastic arts, contemporary art centre and print workshops. Discover art differently in the Maison René Descartes. Thanks to these two structures that throughout the year will allow you to discover multiple art disciplines and why not borrow a work.

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Number 8 : Forest lake in Châtellerault

Stroll around a picnic at Lac de Châtellerault and enjoy the cultural or sporting activities on offer. From July 6 to August 18, a giant slide (height of 11m) is also available for €0.50 for 20 minutes, so enjoy!

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