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Vieux Port (La Rochelle)
Ranked #1 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #2 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Category: Museums
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Ranked #3 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Owner description: Multi adventure Park in the forest :Forest ropes courses, Laser Battle, Man vs Wild, Riddles Path, Arboretum, Local... more » Owner description: Multi adventure Park in the forest :Forest ropes courses, Laser Battle, Man vs Wild, Riddles Path, Arboretum, Local environment path, Forest of senses. « less
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La Palmyre Zoo (La Palmyre-Les Mathes)
Ranked #4 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
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Ranked #5 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
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Le phare de chassiron (Saint-Denis d'Oleron)
Ranked #6 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
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Mobilboard Royan (Saint-Palais-sur-Mer)
Ranked #7 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Owner description: Mobilboard vous propose de decouvrir le patrimoine regional vu sous un angle different. Au coeur des centres historiques ou... more » Owner description: Mobilboard vous propose de decouvrir le patrimoine regional vu sous un angle different. Au coeur des centres historiques ou en pleine nature, la ou d'autres moyens de locomotion sont impossibles, vous glissez et cette sensation multiplie le plaisir de decouverte... Vous en voyez tellement plus ! A la portee de tous, la conduite intuitive du gyropode Segway vous permet de ressentir un plaisir unique. En quelques minutes seulement, vous decouvrez des sensations "entre le ski et le tapis volant" ! Initiation, balade detente, parcours commente ou rando-aventure, laissez-vous transporter ! Le tout sans aucune nuisance sonore et dans un total respect de l'environnement : tel est le programme d'une balade accompagnee en gyropode Segway. « less
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Ranked #8 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Category: Bridges
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Ranked #9 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Category: Museums
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Towers of La Rochelle (La Rochelle)
Ranked #10 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Looking out to the Atlantic, the Tour Saint-Nicolas (14th century), the Tour de la Chaîne (14th century) and the Tour de la... more » Owner description: Looking out to the Atlantic, the Tour Saint-Nicolas (14th century), the Tour de la Chaîne (14th century) and the Tour de la Lanterne (12th and15th century) are the remains of a great fortification building campaign undertaken in the City of La Rochelle from 1199. The Tour Saint-Nicolas and the Tour de la Chaîne form the majestic gateway to the Old Port and for ten centuries formed the key defensive bastions to the city. As true palatial constructions and city castles, they are the symbol of a city with a very rich hand proud seafaring and trading heritage. The Tour de la Lanterne, the oldest lighthouse on the Atlantic coast and then a navy prison, contains over 600 examples of graffiti carved into the walls by prisoners in over 3 centuries. Open:> 1st April to 30th September: Tower Saint-Nicolas: from 10 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. ; Tower of La Chaîne and La Lanterne: from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2.15 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.> 1st October to 31st March: from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2.15 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Closed:> 1st January, 1st May and 25th December. Admission fees: Adults : 1 tower ticket : 6 € ; 3 towers ticket : 8,50 € ; Concessions (18 to 25) = 1 tower ticket : 4 € ; 3 towers ticket : 5,50 € ; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups « less
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Aquarium La Rochelle (La Rochelle)
Ranked #11 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Aquariums
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Oleron Char a Voile (Le Grand-Village-Plage)
Ranked #12 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
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Ranked #13 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Owner description: To get the most out of your visit, the Tourist Information Centre offers guided tours, events for adults and children and a... more » Owner description: To get the most out of your visit, the Tourist Information Centre offers guided tours, events for adults and children and a ticket office. With staff speaking four languages, you’ll be sure to find all the information you need for a pleasant stay. Our Tourist Information Centre also offers a shop and a WIFI hotspot. « less
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Ranked #14 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
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Ranked #15 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Category: Specialty Museums
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La Riviere de Chauvignac (Chenac-Saint-Seurin-d'Uzet)
Ranked #16 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Owner description: In Charente Maritime, at 20km away from Royan, come and discover an authentic site of natural beauty (classified Natura 2000)... more » Owner description: In Charente Maritime, at 20km away from Royan, come and discover an authentic site of natural beauty (classified Natura 2000) by the river with a canoe. You will be seduced by the freshness and beauty of the landscape and surprised by this island filled with bamboo and wild sheep.The trip lasts about 1 hour and 15 minutes and presents no difficulty. Family friendly. « less
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Fort Louvois (Bourcefranc le Chapus)
Ranked #17 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Fort Louvois is a 17th century coastal fort built on a submerged rock between Oléron Island and the Marennes Basin.It was... more » Owner description: Fort Louvois is a 17th century coastal fort built on a submerged rock between Oléron Island and the Marennes Basin.It was built from 1691 to 1694 according to the plans drawn up by Vauban. It was design to protect the southern approach to the Charente estuary by catching enemy ships in a crossfire with the citadel at Oléron. This prevented an enemy from sailing up the river to attack the naval dockyards at Rochefort. Today, Fort Louvois is open to the public offering a unique and fascinating visit! « less
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Fort Boyard (Fouras)
Ranked #18 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Category: Historic Sites
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Phare des Baleines (Saint Clement des Baleines)
Ranked #19 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Category: Lighthouses
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Fun Golf (Fouras)
Ranked #20 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
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Ranked #21 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Le Port de la Cotiniere (Saint-Pierre-d'Oleron)
Ranked #22 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
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Ranked #23 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Category: Religious Sites; Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: The Abbaye aux Dames is today the musical hub of Saintes. It was the first convent in the Saintonge region. The nuns were... more » Owner description: The Abbaye aux Dames is today the musical hub of Saintes. It was the first convent in the Saintonge region. The nuns were powerful women, wearing crosses and striking coins. The influence of the abbey was vast. This is still true today thanks to its musical activities and its unique architectural heritage.The Notre Dames church is a pearl of Romanesque art. The portal is richly decorated. The bell tower, in the shape of a pine cone and covered in stone scales, can be visited. Why not follow the path to heaven, you'll find a panoramic view over the town of Saintes. Discover the convent building, from its chapter house to the nuns' private quarters. « less
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Ranked #24 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
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Ranked #25 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
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Indian Forest (La Palmyre-Les Mathes)
Ranked #26 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Fouras (La Rochelle)
Ranked #27 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Category: Historic Sites
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Plage de Chatelaillon (La Rochelle)
Ranked #28 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #29 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
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Parc Charruyer (La Rochelle)
Ranked #30 of 146 attractions in Charente-Maritime
Category: Parks
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