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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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Buy a tour for the 3 towers at 8 euros

Definitely interesting to see. The towers are beautiful and have a lot of very narrow stairs and strong wind coming inside but this is a life experience. Historic and unique... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
Sophie D
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Definitely interesting to see. The towers are beautiful and have a lot of very narrow stairs and strong wind coming inside but this is a life experience. Historic and unique experience. Buy the ticket for the 3 towers at 8 euros instead of 6 euros for each tower!... Worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Interesting edifice, lots of history. English (free) guide for visitors. €5 entry, but free for European residents up to 25 years old. (need passport or ID card). Wonderful views over La Rochelle, and out to sea. lots of stairs, some not in the best condition, so may not be suitable for the less steady of foot.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Just look at it and imagine somebody build this as a lookout. Great shape, well preserved, part of La Rochelles heritage.

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1 Thank PVR2
Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Very interesting,: the three towers are for me the most beautiful things in La Rochelle. I suggest to buy the ticket for the three towers, even if you just see two, you save money (1 for 6, 3 for 8.509, under 18 free!)., but you should see all the 3.

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2 Thank Francesco T
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

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

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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1 Thank DelphineMarie
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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 72 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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