With the reorganisation of the French administrative regions, Poitou-Charentes is now part of New Aquitaine. Poitiers, the prefecture, has made itself widely known, combining a rich historical past with the creation of a park with phenomenal success, the Futuroscope. It is also the region of the famous caves, such as Lascaux and La Verna, or the beautiful Palmyra Zoo. Angoulême hosts several international events, such as the comic book festival. On the Atlantic coast, the Poitou-Charentes region has many wonders to offer: La Rochelle and its port, where it is good to stroll before discovering the pedestrian streets of the old town, always very lively, to the islands of Ré and Oléron, whose population increases spectacularly in fine weather. How can you resist tasting local oysters in one of the many small fishing ports in the region? Fort Boyard, which the youngest people know by heart thanks to the entertainment show that has been filmed there for decades, also attracts many visitors .

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