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Tour Saint-Nicolas

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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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Historically wonder

A must see in this very beautiful town. Good time to visit Warm sunshine with a cooling sea breeze. Recommended

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must see in this very beautiful town. Good time to visit Warm sunshine with a cooling sea breeze. Recommended

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Standing guard on one side of the old port this is must-see destination if you have any interest in the local history. You shouln't be disappointed.

Thank JeremyPC
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

The displays were interesting as was the climb up the tower. It was well worth the effort as the views all around town were excellent.

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

The Tour St Nicholas is the least spectacular of the La Rochelle towers so it often houses an exhibition. This summer the them is the colonisation of Canada by the French. An interesting insight into a lesser known piece of history.

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Fontainebleau, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Great view on old port and awesome city. it's cost only 8.50 if you will buy tickets for all 3 towers

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Killcare, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

On a walk around La Rochelle with friends we decided to visit the Towers. The views are exceptional of the La Rochelle city and surrounding suburbs. Great insight to the history of the La Rochelle port and city. Little bit pricey but the views make up for it.

Thank Stephanie9313
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

This is not just a tower (tour) It is much bigger than it looks and is full of history which is beautifully explained and displayed. Frankly, we were blown away and enjoyed it far more than we thought we were going to. Do get a ticket for all three towers - the additional two towers cost very little extra but... More 

Thank Janie4now
Poitiers, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

The tower is definitely worth a visit, if just for the views of the city. The rooms are interesting and I spent about 30 minutes here, but it was the least interesting of the towers to me.

Thank OregonLady80
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

Not a place to make a special journey to but as part of a tour of the city a good place to spend half an hour. Make sure you buy a ticket to see the group of towers rather than buy separately.

Thank Takehimanywheretwice
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

St. Nicolas Tower is the tallest tower and the largest of the three towers in La Rochelle. 5€ entrance fee or 8€ to do all three and your ticket is valid up to 24 hours. St. Nicolas has a maze of stairways and some chambers inside it's cylindrical tower. Access to the very top gives breathtaking views of the sea... More 

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