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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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Tour Saint Nicolas

Very enjoyable and learnt a lot. Close by to the restaurants so was nice to go to two of the three then have lunch and finish the last one off in the afternoon. Incredible... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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English first
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Very enjoyable and learnt a lot. Close by to the restaurants so was nice to go to two of the three then have lunch and finish the last one off in the afternoon. Incredible experience. Free for em as aged between 18 and 25. Provided in English as well.

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Brugge, België
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

It was really interesting to climb the 'Tour Saint-Nicolas' - a very complex building with staircases to different rooms. The stairs are sometime very steep, but it is good accessible. You get a guide in your own language with more information about each room and the tower. On top you get a nice view of La Rochelle

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Simply amazing. Climb it, explore, take in the views! I visited twice in 5 days! The tower is full of history and the souvenir shop is great too. The views from the top are amazing and the photo opportunities are just perfect. This tower is open all day too and you can watch the boats coming and going from the... More 

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South Yorkshire, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 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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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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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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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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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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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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