Hypogée des Dunes

This is one of the strangest monuments of the Middle Ages: an underground chapel built in the 7C and 8C in the middle of an Ancient necropolis. The entrance to the hypogeum is protected by a Gallo-Roman style chapel built in 1908.

Useful information

Address:

Rue du Père-de-la-Croix, 86000 Poitiers

Phone:

+33 5 49 41 07 53

Opening hours

closed for conservation reasons since 1998; this site is sometimes open to visitors, in particular on Heritage Days (Sep) and National Archaeology Days (Jun), by guided tour only - visit of hypogeum by prior arrangement with the Sainte-Croix museum

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