Niort and its historical heritage
Through its historical centre, discover all the tourist riches of Niort.Discover its Roman keep, undoubtedly one of the most beautiful in France, and also its charming churches (Notre-Dame and St-André), its Pilori (old Magistrate’s Court) and its Baltard covered markets. Also worth visiting, for lovers of history: the castle-fort of Coudray-Salbart and the Château de Mursay.
Niort, the green Venice
Discover the Marais Poitevin marshland, a true paradise for boats! A haven of green, this exceptional nature spot guarantees an unforgettable experience as a family or among friends. Climb into a boat on one of the many piers and listen to the story of the Marais from the lips of a boatman.
Niort and its cuisine
Various local products are worth discovering during your stay in Niort, such as Échiré butter (the butter of choice in the Élysée Palace!), the Angélique (a herb with medicinal virtues) or the Mogette (a haricot bean).Numerous restaurants can also offer you typical regional dishes such as Poitevin stuffed vegetables, sheep’s milk cheese or eel terrine.Don’t hesitate to ask for advice at the hotel reception for your lunches and dinners!
Activities in Niort
With the Marais Poitevin as a playground, you will not miss out on any activities in Niort! Head off for a walk, horse ride or cycle ride, or maybe a relaxing boat trip on the Sèvre. Are you more of a culture person?Visit for example the Bernard D’Agesci Museum, the Maison du Marais Poitevin or the Royal Abbey of Celles-Sur-Belle.
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* Reservation by phone compulsoryand on presentation of the Brit Hotel loyalty card
During your stay at the Brit Hotel du Parc in Niort, discover the flavours and produce of Niort’s territory.
Niort has excellent local produce available to discover during a visit to the town:
- Échiré Butter
One of the most refined butters in the world!
To savour immediately, on hot bread straight from the oven!
- The Angélique
It is without doubt the most famous herb in the world.It is known for its numerous medicinal virtues.For example, it treats tuberculosis, malaria or rheumatism.
- The Mogette
Mogettes are a variety of haricot bean adored universally by locals and tourists passing through the region.
- Le Farci Poitevin
- Eel and Pike Terrine in a dill sauce
- Snail and mushroom skewers
- Sheep’s milk cheese and Angélique purée
- Niort compote with Angélique jam