As the Poitou-Charente region’s second busiest airport complex in terms of passenger numbers, Poitiers-Biard Airport is an international airport that handles more than 100,000 passengers per year. Covering 1,400 m² in total, Poitiers-Biard Airport has one terminal that comprises of two departure lounges, a bar and a VIP area. Poitiers-Biard Airport operates a taxi service so that passengers can easily reach the town centre or the Poitiers railway station. There are 400 car parking spaces available, all close to the Poitiers-Biard Airport and where the first 15 minutes are free of charge.
A classified ‘Town of Art and History’ since 1985, Poitiers is situated in the heart of Vienne and is the biggest town in the Poitou-Charentes. Its rich religious heritage has contributed to its status as a popular holiday destination. Book a flight for your trip to Poitiers and visit the Notre Dame La Grande Church, a brilliant white, glittering, stone construction. Its Romanesque style is also found at the Sainte Hilaire Le Grand Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Poitiers is also home to the Gothic Saint Pierre Cathedral, which boasts a Baroque style interior and finely detailed stalls. Other churches you should visit during your holiday in Poitiers include the Saint Jean Baptistry and the Sainte Radegonde Church. Poitiers also has numerous non-ecclesiastical buildings. Tour the stunning former Palace of the Counts of the Poitou, one of the oldest palaces in France. Its ‘Salle de Pas Perdus’ is a superb example of Medieval architecture. Poitiers, however, is not stuck in its past. The Futuroscope is the second largest leisure park in France and is dedicated to the moving image, including some superb 4D displays. With something for the whole family, hurry up and reserve a hotel room in Poitiers at a stone’s throw from its many attractions.