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Aquarium
“Beautiful Aquarium full of fish in the centre of La Rochelle, over looking the port. Dine at the roof top cafe, or venture into town and visit one of the many restaurants and cafes.”
  • 186 locals recommend
Zoo
“The zoo of la Palmyre is one of France's biggest zoos. It hosts a number of endangered species and participates in a range of conservation programs. (20 min drive)”
  • 114 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Bustling island, popular with tourists, pretty villages and lots of shopping, restaurants.”
  • 120 locals recommend
Market
“Don't miss the market, specially on Saturday morning, when all the streets around are occupied by little producers of the regions. But be careful with the prices, this market is rather expensive.”
  • 79 locals recommend
Beach
“Nice place for having a drink in the evening, watching the sun going down behind the lighthouse "le phare du bout du monde".”
  • 57 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Beautiful little island, well worth a visit. Take the ferry from La Fumée in Fouras.”
  • 72 locals recommend
Establishment
“Balade en mer possible à quelques km de Chatelaillon et balade à l’île d'Aix ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Zoo
“La Rochelle's central park is a special place that runs the length of the town, reaching the beach (plage de la Concurrence) at one end and stretching up towards our residence at the other, passing through a small animal park with deer, peacocks and birds.”
  • 78 locals recommend
History Museum
“Intéressant musée historique de la pêche et de l'époque napoléonienne mais aussi des navires plus anciens.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“One of two scenic islands off the coast near La Rochelle. History, restaurants, cafes, bars, boutiques and more!”
  • 51 locals recommend
Establishment
“Construit de 1584 à 16111, il est le plus ancien phare de France encore en activité. Appelé parfois le « Versailles de la mer », le « phare des rois » ou encore le « roi des phares », il est le premier phare classé au titre des monuments historiques par la liste de 1862 ...”
  • 43 locals recommend
Theatre
“La Coursive est une salle de spectacles et un centre culturel de La Rochelle dans la Charente-Maritime. Classée « Scène nationale » depuis 1990, la programmation est consacrée aux spectacles vivants.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Sports Club
“56 mins in the car but good fun. Built on the thermal site in Jonzac the swimming pool is big and has water slides, wave machines and a snack bar in the main pool, there is also swim out access to an outside area. The main pool can be a bit cold depending if they have done a water change but if you get an all access ticket the lazy river is well heated for kids and adults to warm up and a bit calmer for super small kids. Note: Men beware slip de bain or trunks only are permitted!!”
  • 46 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“Visit the lighthouse located in Saint Clement. There is a small museum and gift shop, and a few nearby restaurants and ice-cream places. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Cette tour est représentative de notre ville donc la visiter me parait essentiel ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Establishment
“A must do activity to see La Rochelle from a higher point. Free if you are under 24. ”
  • 19 locals recommend