Treasure hunt


Portées disparues (Women of the Past) – Discovering the city’s famous women :

The Tourist Office of Poitiers proposes a big treasure hunt to discover the famous women of Poitiers: it’s up to you to locate them all.

This game takes you on an exploration of the finest monuments of Poitiers: the churches of Notre-Dame-la-Grande and Sainte-Radegonde, the Hôtel de Ville (Town Hall), the Palais de Justice, the place de la Liberté, the Hôtel Fumé, etc. You will discover the history of the city’s most famous female figures, from Aliénor d’Aquitaine to Joan of Arc, including Saint Radegonde.

An original and fun ramble to be enjoyed by all the family

How to play ?

Walk through the city in search of the clues to help you solve the final mystery. Attentive listening and a keen sense of observation will be essential assets for your investigation.

All you need is your smartphone. Download the free dedicated application (iPhone or Android). Follow the indications of the game and go to the places where the clues are to be found.
Each clue unblocks a description that allows you to discover more about the history of the monuments and districts that you visit. And each right answer gives you gold ecus that allow you to buy an additional clue to solve the final puzzle.

A new way of discovering the heritage in an amusing way with your family or friends.

Poitiers Tourist Office
45, place Charles de Gaulle - BP 377 - 86009 Poitiers cedex
Tél. : +33(0)5 49 41 21 24 - Fax : +33(0)5 49 88 65 84 - contact us by email
From 21 September to 19 June: from Monday to Saturday from 9.30 am to 6 pm.
From 20 June to 18 September: from Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm.
Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm