Translated from French-France Bleu Poitou is one of the general radio stations of the France Bleu network of Radio France. Created on 19 November 2001, its service area is the departments of Vienne and Deux-Sèvres. It can also be received in a part of the Vendée department as well as in the far north of the Charente and Charente-Maritime departments. The south of these two departments being served by France Bleu La Rochelle.
Poitiers is a city in western France. Its Romanesque church of Église Notre-Dame la Grande is known for its intricately carved facade, which illustrates episodes from the Bible. At Christmas and on summer evenings, the church features a colorful light show. The Palace of Poitiers, now home to the city's courthouse, features the Salle des Pas Perdus, a cavernous assembly hall with massive fireplaces.
France, in Western Europe, encompasses medieval cities, alpine villages and Mediterranean beaches. Paris, its capital, is famed for its fashion houses, classical art museums including the Louvre and monuments like the Eiffel Tower. The country is also renowned for its wines and sophisticated cuisine. Lascaux?s ancient cave drawings, Lyon?s Roman theater and the vast Palace of Versailles attest to its rich history.