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Aquarium La Rochelle

quai Louis Prunier - BP 4, 17002 La Rochelle, France
33-5-46-34-00-00
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Ranked #4 of 26 Attractions in La Rochelle
Type: Aquariums
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Very good aquarium with lots of information given on what is in each tank. Takes a least an hour to walk through and more if you read every display. Worth a visit.

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Bordeaux, France
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5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

A reasonable experience on a wet day, the aquarium is modern and well laid out, with several tanks to view. All the fish here you'd expect to see, most with a least some form of description, and reasonable well displayed (the fish anywhere), although generally not much more information. We went in October and it was still busy, which sometimes... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Well worth a look was well done liked the way it was all described in English as well, great for kids

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Dublin, Ireland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Fabulous best describes it. €15 entrance was well worth it... Concessions are available. Chech with Tourist Office around the corner

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Loved this aquarium on a day off from a cycling trip in La Rochelle. Something to see and do for adults as well as kids. We mostly remarked on what the fish we were used to seeing on our plates looked like in real life. It's very well planned out and imaginative. There are explanations and signs in English

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30 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I really enjoyed my visit to the aquarium. It's well laid out and the size of the tanks made it very easy to enjoy watching the sea life.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We booked a long weekend stay in La Rochelle, we went to the Aquarium it was nice we had plenty of time so strolled around took lots of picture was a nice experience seeing shark up close. was a lovely harbour town.

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helston
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

A lovely aquarium and quite reasonable to get in-we went early morning and it was very quiet.We were there arond 2 and a half hours then took an easy stroll into town for lunch

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

I have just come back from a cruise around Spain and France and I had researched places to visit at the different ports. After reading the reviews about this aquarium I suggested it to the family and we all agreed that it would be a great place to spend time while visiting La Rochelle. The aquarium did not disappoint! It... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This visit was out of this world! Perfect place to be if you wish a little break from the French summer sun. Even though I had read reviews on here, nothing could have prepared me for just how fantastic this was going to be. It is impressive that a city like La Rochelle has managed to creat this, London could... More

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