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La Rochelle Office de tourisme
Place de la Petite Sirene, Le Gabut La Rochelle
17025

Tel:+33 (0)5 46 41 14 68
Fax:+33 (0)5 46 41 99 85

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where to go - what to see - what to do

La Rochelle is a delightfully charming seaside town that has preserved its historic centre and waterfront due to the visionary intervention of its 1970's socialist mayor Michel Crépeau.  Crépeau, who later went onto become Mitterand's Minister of Environment, was also the first to implement pedestrianised centres which caused outrage at the time but is now common practice all over France.

The Vieux Port is where you'll want to head first with its chic boutiques and numerous eateries along the Quai Duperré.  There is a vibrant atmosphere here favoured by the town's student population that have been drawn to the ever-expanding university set up in 1993.     

You should also make time to investigate La Rochelle's fascinating history which centres around its prominence as a major seaport in the 14th - 17th century.  Many of the early French settlers in Canada departed from La Rochelle including the founders of Montreal in the 17th century.

What to See - La Rochelle Attractions

Le Jam Pub
rue de la Scierie, La Rochelle 17000
head here if jazz and blues are your scene
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Tues-Sat (18h00- 03h00) | Tel: +33 (0)5 46 50 05 15

Parc Ornithologique
Marais Poitevin, SW of Poitiers
nature trails where you'll be able to glimpse some of the 70 bird species here
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Daily | Tel: +33 (0)5 46 01 04 27

Musee des Modeles Reduits
rue La Desiree, La Rochelle 17000
a musuem of miniature cars, ships and villages
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Daily but pms only from Nov-Jan | Tel: +33 (0)5 46 41 64 51

Musee Maritime Neptunea
Bassin des Chalutiers, La Rochelle 17000
maritime musuem which is home to Jacques Cousteau's research ship, Calypso
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Mar-Oct | Tel: +33 (0)5 46 28 03 00

Maison des Marais Mouilles
Marais Poitevin, SW of Poitiers
discover the history, flora and fauna of the fantastic marshlands of the Marais Poitevin
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Daily | Tel: +33 (0)5 49 35 86 77

Ile de Ré
Ile de Ré, island offshore of La Rochelle, 17000
long stretches of sandy beaches, white cliffs and sand dunes on this island known for its rich birdlife

Aquarium
Bassin des Grands Yachts, La Rochelle 17000
over 10,000 species including sharks and turtles
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Daily | Tel: +33 (0)5 46 34 00 00

Musee d'Orbigny-Bernon
2 rue St-Come, La Rochelle 17000
for local history, ceramics and Asian art
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Mon & Wed-Sat plus pms on Sun | Tel: +33 (0)5 46 41 18 83

Musee du Nouveau Monde
10 rue Fleuriau, La Rochelle 17000
learn about the first French settlers in Canada
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Wed-Mon | Tel: +33 (0)5 46 41 46 50

Museum d'Histoire Naturelle
28 rue Albert Premier, La Rochelle 17000
naturalist collections including shells and African masks
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Tue-Fri: daily, Mid Jun-Mid Sep: Sun pms | Tel: +33 (0)5 46 41 18 25

Tour de la Lanterne
Le Port, La Rochelle 17000
for great views of La Rochelle and a slice of the town's history
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Mid May- Mid Sep: daily, Mid Sep - Mid May:Tue-Sun | Tel: +33 (0)5 46 41 56 04

Where to Stay - Accommodation in La Rochelle

Selected Hotel Properties available on our telephone Reservations Line
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3 star rating Appart'hôtel Archipel
Rue de La Huguenotte La Rochelle 17000

Self Catering

Located near the center of congress, only 600m of the Old Harbour and the commercial streets, ideal to discover La Rochelle, or to benefit from the beaches (with 2.5km), the Archipel residence accomodates you as well only, as in couple or family....
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3 star rating Résidence Maeva Centre
14, quai de Marans La Rochelle 17000

Self Catering

This 2-storey residence, completely renovated in the summer of 2004, has a lift and indoor swimming pool and lies in the heart of the town, in the "Bastion Saint Nicolas" district. It is 2.5 km from the beach and 500 m from the shops....

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2 star rating Résidence Les Minimes
27/29 Rue E.Fermi La Rochelle 17000

Self Catering

Near the yachting harbour, Palais des Congrès and l?Espace Encan. 1 Km from the beach, the old port and the train station. Warm and functional environment.The private apartments are equipped, furnished and arranged with: living-room with a sofa bed or t...

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2 star rating Apartment F3201/101B
La Rochelle 17000

Self Catering

Town house in desirable location near the old harbour. House, in the resort. Parking by the house. Shop 5 m, grocers 50 m, restaurant 5 m. Sandy beach 300 m. Ground floor: Small printers (one person). On a commercial street.... Sleeps Up To 5...

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Holiday Home F3201/100 F3201/100

2 star rating Holiday Home F3201/100 F3201/100
La Rochelle 17220

Self Catering

St Medard d'Aunis 17 km from La Rochelle: Old house, renovated in 1994, in the resort, on a side street. Private: grounds 400 m2 (fenced). Parking, in the grounds. Shop, grocers 2 km, supermarket 7 km.... Sleeps Up To 4...

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2 star rating Résidence du Port
17 Avenue du Lazaret La Rochelle 17000

Self Catering

Résidence du Port is located near the marina in La Rochelle. It has an outdoor swimming pool, tennis court and garden. The beach is just 200 metres away. Each of the Résidence’s studios has a private bathroom, an equipped kitchen and wired internet....

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2 star rating La Residence De France - Residence
43 Rue Du Minage La Rochelle 17000

Self Catering

The Residence de France welcomes you in the heart of the city, from a walking distance of the Aquarium of La Rochelle, 24 hours a day. It offers free Wi-FI....
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4 star hotel rating Hôtel Résidence De France
43, Rue Du Minage La Rochelle 17000

La Residence de France is a charming hotel in the city centre of La Rochelle, located in a 16th century building. Rooms and suites are spacious and fully equipped....
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