5 days in Poitiers, Saint-Etienne & Montvalezan Itinerary

5 days in Poitiers, Saint-Etienne & Montvalezan Itinerary

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Poitiers
— 1 night
Fly
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Saint-Etienne
— 1 night
Drive
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Montvalezan
— 2 nights
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Poitiers

— 1 night
Poitiers is a city on the Clain river in west-central France. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): make a trip to Baptistere Saint-Jean, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Notre Dame la Grande, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Futuroscope.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Poitiers trip planner.

Thouars to Poitiers is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In July in Poitiers, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Saint-Etienne.

Things to do in Poitiers

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Saint-Etienne

— 1 night
Situated in the Massif Central, Saint-√Čtienne is a bustling capital of the Loire department with diverse activities and attractions, such as natural gorges, cultural events, cathedrals, historical sites, museums, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate the long history of L'hotel des Ingenieurs, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sainte Marie, and then see the interesting displays at Musee des Verts.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Saint-Etienne travel planner.

Fly from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Montvalezan.

Things to do in Saint-Etienne

Historic Sites · Museums

Montvalezan

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Evolution 2 Sainte Foy Tarentaise, get outside with Reve d'Eau, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Step Into the Void and then take in the awesome beauty at Glacier des Bossons.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Montvalezan trip planning site.

Drive from Saint-Etienne to Montvalezan in 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Saint-Etienne in July, with highs in Montvalezan at 38°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montvalezan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips