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Vieux Port

La Rochelle, France
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Ranked #1 of 25 attractions in La Rochelle
Type: Bodies of Water
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Couhe, France
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

It was a bit dirty in places. The ambiance, bustle and old forts and restaurants combined history with modern day.

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Saumur
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Loved the various boat trips and water taxi to the Minimes Village and the evening market on the quayside.

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Northern Ireland
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
22 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Really enjoyed this area and spent three days exploring all the towers and restaurants. Did a boat trip and had a few great nights in the bars.

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Really enjoyed our day there during a festival, having a mooch around. Parking is good value in the underground car park.

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Perth
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

La Rochelle is a wee gem of a town. Small enough that you can visit everything in a few days, all sights very near to each other. Station is a lovely old building, as are the many towers and lighthouses. Harbour full with yachts, so beautiful to look at.

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Moissac, France
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The old port is a great place to wander, there is a huge history to discover. If you get tired, there are lots of restaurants and shops to offer a distraction.

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Never tire of seeing the two towers and the Vieux Port area. Scenic with some good bars, cafes etc and within walking distance of the railway station.

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Perth, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great area for bars & restaurants, very few English speaking people so it was a bit of a challenge!!

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Talofofo, Mariana Islands
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83 reviews 83 reviews
27 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great place to watch the world go by and their dogs! Lively, plenty of places to drink and watch while sitting under your umbrella shade. We didn't eat at these places as they looked very touristy, more fast food places. Watch the boats come and go in the harbor.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

From the Towers / Old port entrance right through to the Quai du Gabot and Maritime Museum, Aquarium. This is the day and night time place to be. All the Bars, Brasseries, Restaurants and shops are here.

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