Saintes: among history and culture
A charming town in Charente-Maritime, Saintes is worth visiting for its Gallo-Roman relics, its Romanesque art, and its cuisine!
Numerous activities are possible in the region!
During your stay at the Brit Hotel Bleu Nuit, discover the most important historical sites in Saintes, important evidence of the Gallo-Roman era in France.Visit the amphitheatre (one of the best conserved), the Arch of Germanicus or the archaeological museum. The Aqueduct and the Thermal Baths of Saint-Saloines are also worth visiting during your holiday in Saintes.
In the 11th and 12th centuries, the town of Saintes built some attractive Romanesque monuments, such as the Abbey of Sainte-Marie-des-Dames or the Saint-Eutrope church.
Two must-see sites during your stay in Saintes!
Discover and taste the delicious produce of the Charente area! Pineau, Cognac, farming products... Enjoy yourself during a meal that will delight your taste buds!
Activities and Leisure
Do you enjoy strolls and hikes?Saintes is the ideal place for a walk amongst nature and discovery! On foot, on a bicycle or on horseback, wander around the numerous paths and tracks which are interspersed throughout the region.Barge trips on the Charente river, museum visits, sporting activities...Spend an unforgettable holiday in Saintes!To find out more about Saintes and its region, consult the Tourist Office website.