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Address: rue de l_Armide | Vieux Port, 17000 La Rochelle, France
Phone Number: 33 05 46 41 74 13
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Well worth a visit

Much more interesting than we might have expected. It is a mini fortress with lots of passageways and stairs hidden in side the walls - good views from the top.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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South Yorkshire, England
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South Yorkshire, England
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221 reviews 221 reviews
58 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Much more interesting than we might have expected. It is a mini fortress with lots of passageways and stairs hidden in side the walls - good views from the top.

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
36 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We visited in May. It is €6 if you only visit this one tower, however we bought the three tower ticket for €8.50 each, although the Lantern tower is still closed, so we visited 2 towers. When walking past the Lantern tower it seemed like there was still a fair bit of restoration left to do, so unsure when it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We spent a lovely afternoon in the Old Port wandering round the harbour and visiting Tour Saint Nicholas. We were undecided as to whether to buy a ticket for all three towers for €8.50 or just pay to do the one tower at €6. Given the amount of time we had, we decided to just do the one tower which... More 

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York, UK
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69 attraction reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

We visited the tower during a day in La Rochelle when the weather wasn't that good. We were given a guide book in our language and went on a self tour of the the tower. It was interesting to go upthe tower and the views were good although we thought it was a bit basic.

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Goulburn
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

My wife and I did the three tower tour which features the Saint Nicholas tower. The cost was 6.5 euros for just the saint nicholas tower and only 2 euros more for all three towers. The tour provided us with interesting facts and an overview of the citys history.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Impressive views and interesting building. We did the three towers and really enjoy it.

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Athlone, Westmeath, Ireland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

Only visited one of the towers as we were tight on time. If your in La Rochelle it is well worth visiting as it gives an enormous amount of history of the city. When you reach the top try to imagine what it was like looking out at the fleet of ships during the siege of La Rochelle. The Stair... More 

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Toronto
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

We went on a "free museum night" in May and it's a wonderful building with skinny winding stairwells that lead you into different rooms and a maze of corridors. Hence, we obviously left the stroller near the entrance gate and at times, had to carry our little 4 year old up and down the STEEP WINDING staircase. Good footwear and... More 

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Poitiers, France
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22 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

Built to impress, it does! Just part of the lovely sea entrance to this old town.

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Paris, France
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103 reviews 103 reviews
26 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

This is the last of the towers we visited and was the one that provided the best historical information (in the form of a booklet they lend to you).

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Address: Address: rue de l_Armide | Vieux Port, 17000 La Rochelle, France
Phone Number: 33 05 46 41 74 13
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle

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