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Very large square with a car park.Some small interesting building around it and a old fashion carousel for the children. We visited the Cathedral who is worth a quick visit with its painted windows especially of a ship.
The cafe de la paix is there...More
Unfortunately when we were there the whole area was a construction site however when its finished it should look excellent. The loverly old carousel sits in a park area next to a car park and their is some sort of play area for children.
Basically it is the main bus and coach hub of La Rochelle, and the cathedral is there too. But otherwise nothing much. A Café de la Paix which must have been posh at some time is still there. The cinema as well with quite a...More
If you spend any time at all in La Rochelle you will have to, at some point, get to know Place de Verdun... because every bus that goes of comes can be found here! Bus trip to íl de Ré? The bus leaves from here....More
There is a small expensive car park within Place Du Verdun.
We did a evening visit to La Rochelle just followed Centre Ville signs and ended up here which in all fairness quite central.
Lovely old carousel dominates the square, lots of traffic circulates around...More
Visited at the weekend and the weather was fabulous. Got some beautiful views of the port from the ferris wheel. Could go round another few times for the money though. It was 5 euro and we went round 3 times.
On the square itself you've got the café de la Paix, typical French café/brasserie, a creperie and 2 minutes walk away on rue Gargoulleau there are some good little restaurants along the street opposite the Arts Museum... More
On the square itself you've got the café de la Paix, typical French café/brasserie, a creperie and 2 minutes walk away on rue Gargoulleau there are some good little restaurants along the street opposite the Arts Museum. You'll find many restaurants away from the touristic spot in adjacent streets, where locals go for lunch and dinner.