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Niort Travel guide
Niort : Michelin's recommendations
Peaceful and nonchalant, the green waters of the Sèvre Niortaise flow through the city, the image of prosperity and well-heeled charm with its abundance of flowers during the spring and summer. The birthplace of the future Madame de Maintenon, Niort used to specialise in tannery and chamois leather. Today, these two activities have declined and the town is now home to some of the largest insurance companies in France.
Tourist attractions Niort : Things to see and do
26 avenue de Limoges F - 79000 Niort
This restored museum honours Niort painter and sculptor Bernard d’Agesci (1757-1828), who did a great deal for the town. It contains three collections: from the Fine Arts Museum, the Natural History Museum and the Conservatoire de l’éducation. Its 5,..
Place du Pilori F - 79000 Niort
This curious building is the former town hall, built on a nearly triangular plot. In the 16C, architect Mathurin Bertomé added semicircular towers, and crowned it with merlons and mullioned windows. Today, it houses temporary exhibitions. The name co..
Rue Victor-Hugo F - 79000 Niort
The two hills of Niort are separated by a small valley where the medieval market once stood. This street follows that path and ends at Place de Brèche, where the main roads into the town centre converge.
27 rue de la Térraudière F - 79000 NIORT
Prix Prices from : 89 €
"The Mercure Niort Marais Poitevin hotel is located in the city center, 656 yds (600 m) from the station, and is shaded by the magnificent trees in its garden. It offers 99 spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi, 8 function rooms totaling 3229 sq. ft. (..
32 34 Avenue de Paris F - 79000 NIORT
"Breakfast and unlimited Wi-Fi are included in all prices for the ibis Styles Niort Centre Grand Hotel. Located in the center of the town of Niort, near to the place de la Brèche. The train station is 766 yards (700 m) away, 5 minutes' drive fro..
8 Rue Des Cordeliers F - 79000 Niort
Prix Prices from : 72 €
The hotel is ideally situated in the heart of the city centre of Niort in a very quiet pedestrian area perfect for a relaxing stay. The France Hôtel offers comfortable rooms with a simple and bright decoration. The majority of these rooms overlook t..
1 pl. du Temple F - 79000 Niort
A favourite with the inhabitants of Niort, this restaurant offers a menu that blends tradition with contemporary trends. The abundance of green in the decor is conducive to relaxation.
115 quai Maurice Métayer F - 79000 Niort
On the banks of the Sèvre, this elegant townhouse has a shady terrace. Cuisine tending towards the classic, accompanied by a lovely collection of old wines.
80 bis av. de Paris F - 79000 Niort
247 av. de La Rochelle F - 79000 Niort
This brightly decorated restaurant in Niort is becoming increasingly popular for its inventive cuisine that is stylishly presented and full of flavour.