Around the hill fort such as Philip Augustus extends a city which has developed a prestigious civil and religious heritage. At the junction of Poitou, Anjou and Touraine, styles mingle at leisure, the limestone shines in all its brilliance, slates and Roman tiles make up a patchwork amazing. The old medieval city strives to keep its natural and architectural in the restaurant and transforming them into cultural venues including the Holy Cross College.
The museum Theophrastus Renaudot, creator of the press in France: this house is reminiscent of the Illustrious, which was the origin of modern institutions such as pawnbroking, the Classifieds, Public Assistance ...
The Collegiate Holy Cross: an architectural gem (Romanesque choir, mural paintings of the twelfth-thirteenth-fourteenth centuries) is the setting for numerous exhibitions, concerts ...
The square tower and medieval garden embellished plessis chestnut.
The house of Romanesque art (private collection assembled by a connoisseur Henri Aymard).
The museum Charbonneau-Lassay (local history museum).
The aquarium has all the freshwater environments with 15 tanks and ponds.
The city is well endowed with quality sports facilities: swimming pool, tennis courts, gymnasiums, equestrian centers, karting, aerodrome.
In summer: guided tours of the city, "Wednesday's Office" or discovery Loudun given subjects in semi-night tours of the city in a carriage (14 July to 15 August), Festival of Young Talents (classical music).
The third weekend in September (even years): Fair.
The first half of November (odd years): Biennial of Painting and Sculpture.
In November: Loudun capital becomes Renaudot: literary prize, book fairs, exhibitions ...