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Vieux Port

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Address: La Rochelle, France
Phone Number: 0608356470
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A place of character

Character and history abound in the old port of la Rochelle. There is a good atmosphere and lots to do, though young children would be better off on the beach. Plenty of cafes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Character and history abound in the old port of la Rochelle. There is a good atmosphere and lots to do, though young children would be better off on the beach. Plenty of cafes bars and restaurants surround the port and shops are nearby. You can take boat trips out to the islands

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited this stunning place last week in the last leg off my cruise, they saved the best for last!!!...what a beautiful place this is to visit!!, we're already looking to come here for a longer visit next year!. From the old port walls and turrets, to the old narrow cobble streets and the rows off cafes selling seafood this... More 

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Thank Scots-traveller77
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful place to visit with the family. La Rochelle is a stunning town. The picturesque old port is beautiful. When we visited this time, we saw several stalls with crafts such as jewellery making and painting. There were street artists performing, as well as caricaturists. The food options were plentiful. We've visited in the past, but this time we... More 

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Châteauponsac, Limousin, France
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73 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Plenty to see and good number of restaurants and bars to choose from in the town. Very picturesque town, with the marina, the old port, its fortifications and a small beach.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Really quaint Quay. We had a lovely time wandering around. Lots of cafes and restaurants It's a shame they couldn't do more litter picking though, bit of a mess Nice designer shops a few streets back.

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Thank Jo K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The old port is very beautiful and filled with bars and restaurants. There is a great deal happening in the evening, with a wide range if street performers, music and general life.

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Thank Peter D
Toulouse, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to walk by night, there was a lot of comerce in the streets, some animations, i think it was cause of the festival "Francofolies" there took place that weekend. i recomend it

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely area to stroll, watching all the yachts go by, as well as seeing all the historic buildings in La Rochelle, and the beginning of the old port, and it's towers.

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely views, nice walks, and lots of boats and yachts to see. A lovely historic town well worth a visit

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Thank Marxistmags
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

La Rochelle is a lovely place to visit. With its towers and beautiful harbour it is a must if in France. Nice restaurants in the harbour and plenty to see and do. Easy access getting around. Plenty of shops and icecream parlours which is very nice to enjoy whilst soaking up the sunshine. You can hire bikes which is a... More 

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