Poitiers, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Poitiers, France? If you're planning to go to Poitiers, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Poitiers, France

Based on the climate and weather in Poitiers, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Poitiers, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Poitiers, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Poitiers, France by month

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January

January in Poitiers can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the lovely St. Pierre Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

February

If you are traveling to Poitiers in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the lovely St. Pierre Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

March

Traveling to Poitiers in March, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the lovely St. Pierre Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

April

April in Poitiers is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the lovely St. Pierre Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

May

If you are traveling to Poitiers in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the lovely St. Pierre Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

June

June in Poitiers is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the lovely St. Pierre Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

July

If you vacation in Poitiers during July, you might find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the lovely St. Pierre Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

August

If you visit Poitiers during August, you might notice that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the lovely St. Pierre Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

September

If you vacation in Poitiers during September, you will probably see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the lovely St. Pierre Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

October

October in Poitiers can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the lovely St. Pierre Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

November

If you go to Poitiers in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the lovely St. Pierre Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

December

If you vacation in Poitiers during December, you are likely to see that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the lovely St. Pierre Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

Activities for Poitiers, France

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Poitiers.

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