Venture to the Manu site in Châtellerault

Free activities for everyone!

After a visit to the Grand Atelier, take the opportunity to discover the unique environment of Manu. The Manu is a multi-faceted site to be discovered entirely on foot which offers cultural and leisure activities for the whole family such as the circus school, the music academy, the Vilmouth towers, the ice rink...

Canal du directeur ©Nicolas Mahu



1- Reach for the sky, climb up the Vilmouth Tours, former chimmeys of the Arms factory and enjoy the 360-degree view of the whole site and the town.

Skatepark ©Nicolas Mahu


2- Venture into the bowl of the Skatepark !

The skatepark is located on the Vienne River banks, a stone's throw from the Grand Atelier and is freely accessible to thrill seekers of all ages. Don't forget to bring your own rollerblades, scooters and hoverboards and enjoy the ride.



3- Have a break in the Director's garden, which used to be the private vegetable garden of the Director of the Arms factory. It now is a lush area ideal for relaxation, for a picnic or a walk... a perfect end to a perfect day.