Rue du Pont

Françoise d'Aubigné, granddaughter of the poet Agrippa d'Aubigné, was born in 1635 in a house on a courtyard at n° 5 on this street. As widow of the poet Scarron, she was presented at court and became a ''favourite'' of Louis XIV, who made her Marquise de Maintenon and secretly married her.

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rue du Pont

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Old Niort
Old Niort
The old winding streets here are lined
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Rue Victor-Hugo
Rue Victor-Hugo
The two hills of Niort are separated by
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Le Pilori
Le Pilori
This curious building is the former town
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Rue St-Jean
Rue St-Jean
This street used to be lined with market
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Coulee Verte
Coulee Verte
This area, composed of the Quai de la
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Keep
Keep
This was the main part of the fortified
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Old Niort
Old Niort
The old winding streets here are lined
0:30
Rue Victor-Hugo
Rue Victor-Hugo
The two hills of Niort are separated by
0:15
Le Pilori
Le Pilori
This curious building is the former town
0:30
See all