Welcome to “La Rochelle” - The city is famous for sport and architecture
La Rochelle is a western French city in front of the Atlantic where there is countless nautical activities, where see food is part of the gastronomy and everything revolt around the ocean. The city is link to Ile de Ré. You can discover the city`s history through visiting places and monuments. Or you can always try nautical sports like sailing or parachute jump
Information and Facts
There is every day a different market for you to choose from, lot of boutiques and La Rochelle food specialities shops.
For the locals and tourists there are a lot of site to visit like the old harbour, The arcaded streets, hôtels particuliers, La grosse horloge (the big clock), Henri II`s house, l`hôtel de la Bourse, the cathedral, the courthouse,Saint Sauveur church, Saint Barthélémy church tower, and the train station for the architecture. The many different museums for the culture and different parcs and gardens for the nature. And if you do won`t to do any of this you can register to practice a sport of some sort.
If you want to enjoy the night time in the city there is a there is a bunch of activities to choose from like festivals, big events, shows, clubs, bars, and casinos.
In winter the temperature can go down to 8.8 degrees celsius and in summer as higth as 27.5 degrees celsius.
In La Rochelle there is a huge variety of public transportations: sea buses, le passeur (an electric solar boat), autocars, bicycle rental, buses, taxis and VTC, cars rental...