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Address: La Rochelle, France
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Great place to walk around during day or evening, plenty of life both day and night. Many restaurants serving lots of dishes, but try the Moules just excellent as you would expect... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Great place to walk around during day or evening, plenty of life both day and night. Many restaurants serving lots of dishes, but try the Moules just excellent as you would expect for a sea port.

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La Rochelle, France
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The Old Port of La Rochelle is the reason why people come here. Numerous restaurants, great views. Don't miss this.

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Millburn, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Walked around the port. Waited to board a boat for Fort Boyard. Had lunch in immediate area. It was romantic with the sun and the clear sky.

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Hue, Vietnam
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

One of the nicest ports you'll come across. Great for a wander around and plenty of spots to sit and people watch. The streets behind the port are wonderful to meander ant take in the atmosphere. be sure to visit the towers also. Recommend les Chaines first and then St. Nicolas.

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Cork , Ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I've visited la Rochelle often but no trip is complete without a little stroll around the Vieux Port. Sit and have a slow coffee in a cafe watching the world go by, or take in the street performers and artists. Its one of the best places in the world to eat a relaxed multi coursed Sunday lunch & then reward... More 

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Ottawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

I stayed in Feb for business, one of the coldest months, but my room with its historic charm and the friendly staff made my short stay an enjoyable experience. Would stay at this hotel in a heartbeat, preferably in a warmer month. My view of the port was spectacular.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The Vieux Port of La Rochelle is really beautiful. When the weather is nice, grab an ice cream and head for a walk around the bay - plenty of restaurants and parks nearby.

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Espoo, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Huge port of center La Rochelle, A lot of seeing, thousend of boats, water,rivet to port etc.. All walking distance.really nice to spend half day Beas Jormaa

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Rayne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The best part of the town in my opinion take time to absorb the views, have a drink and something to eat .plenty of sandwich stalls for an inexpensive lunch

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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The best way to enjoy this is to wander about and around, across harbour bridges, along ramparts, along by the al fresco cafes and seafood restaurants, and through the town's narrow streets - and keep your camera handy.

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