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Vieux Port

La Rochelle, France
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Ranked #1 of 26 Attractions in La Rochelle
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Type: Bodies of Water
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Limoges, France
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

You cannot come to La Rochelle without seeing the harbour : the great towers of the Chain and of Saint Nicholas, which closed the access in the past centuries, still are the guardians of this little jewel. Everybody has a good reason to visit it : the English "promenade" offers you "bistros" and restaurants for all tastes, the door of... More

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Martock, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Stunningly beautiful, fascinating history, working lively area. Easy access but parking difficult. Great for food , boat watching and people watching in lots of cafes.

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Poole
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We loved this stylish area centered around the quayside and marina where you can stroll around and just soak up the atmosphere. Lots of restaurants and bars in this area which although does get quite busy during the evening there are many different places to choose from.

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Northern Ireland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Liked the history and the wandering round just watching people. The port looks different from every angle and has a soalr powered ferry crossing it.

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Madrid
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78 reviews 78 reviews
28 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Very nice atmopsphere to walk around. Everything you may look for as tourist is around it, so walk aroind and enjoy it.

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Sorrento, Italy
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35 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The old port is very interesting with many old buildings. There are an enormous number of restaurants, mainly selling almost exactly the same range of foods. It is pot luck if you can find a good one.

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Cobham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Grat views, suurounded by the bustling atmosphere of a port. Youu are surrounted by so many restaurants you are spoilt for choice

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Torridon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

If you are in La Rochelle, you should take a wander down to the old port. The surrounding area has many cafés and restaurants, while there is much to see in the harbour itself with both yachts and other craft. Altogether an excellent place for people watching.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

with pleasure boats and fishing boats. Although it was a chilly day I still took lunch in one of the restaurants at the harbor. Cute little streets around the harbor.

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Pamplona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We loved the port area plenty of restaurants,the weather was lovely.the aquarium was best on we had visited

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