Come and enjoy!
The City of the atlantic
Here, it's the ocean itself that wants to welcome you. It surrounds you with its spray, energizes you with its invigorating air and invites you to dream. La Rochelle with its four ports is the ultimate Atlantic city (1st Marina on the Atlantic coast).
At close distance, you can also discover some of the most beautiful islands in the Altantic ocean: Ile de Ré, Ile d'Aix, the legendary Fort Boyart, Ile d'oleron...
A city full of surprise
La Rochelle is a city of history with its beautiful arcaded center houses and other architecural treasures. But La Rochelle is also a vibrant city in action, at any time or season : with all year-round cultural events, amazing bike rides, the possiblity to re-connect with nature, taste local flavours... Unique sweetness of life!