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

Nearby tourist attractions

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