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Vieux Port

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Address: La Rochelle, France
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Beautiful and serene

Good restaurants and bars. Avoid those immediately overlooking the quay but use those in the nearby side streets.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good restaurants and bars. Avoid those immediately overlooking the quay but use those in the nearby side streets.

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the places that you have to visit in la rochelle. You can choose one of the bars that are localizated in the port and enjoy the view with a nice weather.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to La Rochelle on Rugby trip with Gloucester rugby supporters, beautiful city with superb harbour area with dozens of quality restaurants & bars

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Bruges, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

calm waters now at present time but was war defences in history of france and gb very interesting location

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Bethany, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

Because I went to school in France, I learned the history of La Rochelle... It never occurred to me to visit it until my American husband expressed interest in visiting it. What a beautiful and delightful city. We loved everything about it, and the Vieux Port was especially enjoyable: it is very crowded with people, and also with handsome leisure... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

We walked past the view port, and the view is absolutely stunning. We first saw it when the sun was out, which was made it look even more beautiful. However, it does still look beautiful when the skies are overcast. There are plenty of restaurants around the port where you're able to sit outside, giving you a lovely view. I... More 

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Oysters and muscadet sitting in the sun in December. What more could you want. Well if you being particular it would be improved immensely if the construction work on the opposite quay was finished and a few degrees warmer but that is being pick for december

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Merseyside, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Lovely harbour with shady spots to eat a picnic also many cafes and shops. Peaceful spot to watch the hatch and boats go back and forth.

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Pacifica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

Plenty to do in all seasons. I was there in winter and enjoyed every minute walking and dining in Vieux Port

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Ile de Noirmoutier, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

This is just a beautiful calm site. Just sit and watch the people and boats. Hard to find a parking spot.

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