You don't know yet where to go for your weekend or during your vacation? Don't leave here without reading our 10 reasons to come and experience Destination Niort – Marais Poitevin! In the programme : nature, heritage, gastronomy, hikes and festivities, all the ingredients are there to pass an unforgettable moment So territory filled with treasures.


A preserved nature

The Niort – Marais Poitevin Destination offers preserved nature of remarkable beauty, classified as a Grand Site de France. With its vast Marais Poitevin Regional Natural Park, its winding canals and its exceptional biodiversity, you can enjoy a immersive experience in the middle of nature. This preserved ecosystem is home to a multitude of animal and plant species, offering a natural haven of peace to discover in complete peace and quiet.

Niort – Marais Poitevin Tourist Office


An exceptional heritage

The territory is renowned for its exceptional heritage. Between the medieval heritage of Niort with its Donjon, its Halles Baltard style and the charming authentic villages of the Marais Poitevin as coulon ou Arcais, you will discover a rich cultural and architectural heritage, a true immersion in the past, with unique architectural treasures on every corner.

Lauralie Deborde


A privileged geographical location

The Destination enjoys an enviable location, between Futuroscope, Puy du Fou, La Rochelle and its aquarium, Île de Ré and Île d'Oléron or the frigate Hermione at Rochefort. Niort, at the crossroads of the A10 and the A83, allows you to reach out to major sites visiting neighbors!

Tara Davaud and Sébastien Merdrignac


Gourmet gastronomy

Un culinary heritage and recognized local products enter : le Échiré butter, cheesecake, stuffed Poitevin, Angélique, Chabichou, eels and snails… Local dishes and products, imbued with simplicity, delight the taste buds of gourmets!

Emotion Marais Poitevin


A destination for all audiences

For optimum vacation with family, couple or friends, the destination will meet your desires and needs. Between recreational activities and educational; hikes of all kinds; boat trips et guided tours, There is something for every taste !

Virginie Pegoraro


A large range of hikes

On foot, by bike, by mountain bike, by running, by canoe, by kayak or even on horseback, the territory is a real paradise for hiking enthusiasts! Between marked paths, cycle paths and adapted canals, set off with complete peace of mind to discover the destination.

Amaury Cibot


An accessible territory

The Niort – Marais Poitevin Destination is easily accessible thanks to Niort station offering fast connections between small towns and large cities, 100% free bus network allowing you to move around the city and outskirts and to La Rochelle and Poitiers airports less than an hour away.

Emotion Marais Poitevin


An outdoor activity playground

The Destination is a outdoor territory: between walks on the water by boat, canoe-kayak or paddle; THE hikes on foot, by bike, by mountain bike, by running; the discovery of natural sites to observe the local fauna and flora… Adventure lovers will find what they are looking for in this paradise of nature.



Activities all year round

It's a calendar various animations which is proposed all year on the territory ! Of the cultural festivals Asked traditional markets, art exhibitions et sport events, there is always something to do and discover. Come and enjoy the dynamic and friendly atmosphere!



A team of dynamic stay advisors

Come and meet the stay advisors on our 3 tourist reception points! We will not fail to give you informed advice for the experience and unique adventure in Destination Niort – Marais Poitevin. So, we are waiting for you!

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