Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around La Rochelle1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of La Rochelle with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of La Rochelle areaThis La Rochelle map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in La Rochelle and surroundings
France - moving around the countryThe second most important airport in France is the airport called Orly. It is also located in Paris, about 14 kilometers to the south. It is worth noting that the local authorities have organized a bus service from the airport to northern Charles de Gaulle. There are several terminals on the territory of this airport that are fully operational. A comfortable relaxation area and a place where you can enjoy snacks are also available. Another pleasant airport which is ranked third in France in terms of passenger traffic is Nice Cote d’Azur. So far, it only has two terminals. The next important airport in France is Marseille Provence, which is located 30 kilometers from the city of Marseille. … Open
Overview of festivals and celebrations in FranceAlso great celebrations take place on Easter; this holiday is one of the most important Christian holidays in the country. The main service takes place in the most famous French church - the Notre Dame Cathedral. On May 8, the French celebrate the day of liberation from fascism; the feast was established on the day of the complete surrender of fascist Germany. France took an active part in the battles. For a long time, it was in occupation, and therefore for locals is a special holiday and a day of remembrance of the victims of the war. On November 11 at 11 o'clock in the country a minute of silence begins in memory of the victims of the First World War. On this day they remember those who died on the battlefields. On May 30 is celebrated the Day of Saint Joan of Arc, which became a symbol of the resistance and independence of France. … Open
Photogallery of La Rochelle sights
Our guide to La Rochelle
Traditions and mentality of La Rochelle
The festival program usually lasts 6 days, more than thirty years ago the music festival was held for the first time. All these years, La Rochelle is a permanent venue for the festival. Open-air stages are set up for musicians on the city streets and squares. Every concert attracts thousands of spectators, as many world-famous performers take part in the festival today. Young musicians also perform on the same … Open
Travel guide to La Rochelle
The Museum of Natural History is located in an equally impressive historical building. It is one of the oldest in France. The museum exhibits occupies an area of about 2,500 square meters. Here are the most diverse collections: rare samples of minerals, interesting ethnographic artifacts from various parts of the world, ancient research equipment and skeletons of ancient animals. This museum is very … Open
La Rochelle for children - what to visit
The city has several modern entertainment centers. With children of school age, you can visit the center Laser Game Evolution La Rochelle. It offers its clients excellent playgrounds for laser games. The center is well equipped and provides visitors with the most first-class equipment. It is very popular among travelers with children and young people. You can have a wonderful time here with the whole family or have … Open
Shopping, streets and outlets
Ile de Re Chocolats & Caramels with its huge selection of sweets is a godsend for those with a sweet tooth. It sells beautifully shaped chocolate in gift packaging, you can buy various kinds of chocolates in bulk, as well as locally made caramel. Despite the huge popularity of the store, the prices always remain at an affordable level. For the best local delicacies go to Le Gout de la Vie, which is … Open
Advices for travellers
3. Tourists should note that they can visit city's major attractions (the Orbigny-Bernon Museum and three towers) on a single ticket. You can learn about details in the tourist center and at the tour desk in the hotel’s territory. 4. Local residents have a welcoming and responsive attitude toward foreigners. Travelers should consider a few standard rules of behavior. When entering into a public … Open
Have a great time tasting local wines, learning a lot of interesting facts about its production and proper drinking - all this can be done in Le Collège du Vin. When it comes to spas, it's worth noting Le Comptoir du Soin and Au Spa offering a wonderful rest in their baths and massage rooms. Those who wish to spend time with their friends actively are advised to go to Laser Game Evolution La Rochelle and play … Open