Regional capital : Poitiers
Departments / Counties of Poitou-Charentes
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The region is on the west coast facing the Atlantic.
Good communications and important maritime facilities helped the region's financial wealth. The important ports such as La Rochelle became gateways to the Americas.
Ravaged by the "100 years war" and the War of Religions. The Poitou-Charentes was finally attached to the kingdom of France in 1417.
Cruises, tours, trips, visits
Gites, Bed and breakfast, Chambres hotes
Poitou Charentes Rentals have 12 Gites for rent in the Pays Mellois in Poitou Charentes, from 3 to 12 persons.