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Address: La Rochelle, France
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Vieux Port

Loved it here. 5 minutes from where I was staying. Ample parking and not too expensive. Went to several restaurants all of which had great quality fresh food. Lots to see and do... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Loved it here. 5 minutes from where I was staying. Ample parking and not too expensive. Went to several restaurants all of which had great quality fresh food. Lots to see and do for all ages and budgets. Couldn't recommend it enough!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Very nice location to take a stroll along the marina. You should walk up to the new 'passerelle Nelson Mandela' and watch the sailboats go in and out.

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Limoges, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Very nice and historical harbour, last English fortress in France in ancient times. Definitely worthy for his "promenade", the restaurants, the shops and the view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is an ideal spot to waste a day watching the world go by. Restaurants are every where with menus and prices to suit all. Try for one with a nice table at night facing the harbour so you can watch the sun go down over the masts.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We visited La Rochelle from a cruise ship. Docking at La Pallice, we were some distance away from the town and you are not allowed to walk in the dock area there.But the port authority do put on a shuttle bus though to the port gates. There we caught the No 1 bus to Place de Verdun, approx. 30 minutes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a very busy part of town with all of the tourists. The marina is beautiful. There are shops and restaurants all around on three sides. As you walk back on the side streets there is even more shopping. You have a nice view of the towers from parts of the port. I would absolutely return to hang out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Despite being a major tourist attraction, the Vieux Port has great restaurants, easy walking access, fun eco water taxis, superb sunsets and altogether a touch of class.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

It's a must visit place put it on your bucket list none of my pals had heard of it there all seriously considering going after our visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We spent three nights in La Rochelle and were delighted that it was such a lovely, relaxed area on the water. Beautiful boats, lots of restaurants of all kinds at all prices, and lots of nice shops to explore in Vieux Port. Of course the seafood is great. We stayed at the Masqhotel, within easy walking distance of the train... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Didn't realise we had booked our first night in La Rochelle on Bastille night and a night when the ageing French "rocker" , Jonny Hollyday was in town. The place was heaving and very lively...fireworks were worth staying out late for. The following day it was a far more serene place where we hired bikes and rode around exploring the... More 

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Address: La Rochelle, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle

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