You’ll discover many magnificent sights. Vieux Port is the ideal spot for a wander and a meal in a sumptuous seafood restaurant. Look around the old town, where you’ll see the interesting architecture of the Gothic-style City Hall. Hop on a boat to Fort Boyard, an island fortress on the Charente-Maritime coast.
Great days out for families
One of the most popular attractions for children is the Aquarium de La Rochelle. It stretches over two floors and houses over 10,000 species of marine life complete with a jellyfish tunnel and Mediterranean Cave with octopuses. Mini Golf du Mail is also a big hit with kids.
Near, far, wherever…
Why not think about making a day-trip of it to Île de Ré? This island off France’s west coast is an easy spot to reach by boat from La Rochelle. It’s famed for its salt marshes and gorgeous beaches. Sit down in a classic bistro for speciality French dishes.