A stay for all tastes
The apartment has free Wi-Fi and a big screen TV.
Easy parking, a privileged environment, nearby restaurants.
You could invite your clients for an aperitif or a friendly business dinner (fully equipped kitchen, with the possibility to hire a chef: check the log book for details).
In the high season there are nautical activities, sports, or relaxing on the beaches taking in the sun. Low season is a great time for romantic walks through the town, along the old port and the ocean side.
As always, high quality king sized bed, multi-jet showers, cosy living room, private terrace, etc…
There are also several thalassotherapy centres and massage parlours nearby.
Sports gyms, very nearby bowling alley, pool tables, laser game (Périgny) and acrobranche (tree climbing/tree trails) (la Jarne).
Festivals, concerts, multiple shows. Don’t forget the Francofolies in July, the film and TV fiction festivals, and the many other shows. Check the log book for more details.
Easy access to the nearby media library near the aquarium.
An assortment of books in the apartment too.
Of course a trip to the city’s beaches, have a break, enjoy the sun or the rain, enjoy nature and a high standing apartment.
Bike rides, hikes, walks, boat hire or boat cruises. Visit the islands (Aix, Madame, Ré and Oléron) and Fort Boyard.
Health institutes, thalassotherapy and even home massages are available..
An assortment of DVDs for a home cinema experience on the big screen TV..
Don’t forget the local gastronomy, in the apartment with the high quality fully equipped kitchen and fresh produce daily from local markets in town, or go out for a meal at one of the many restaurants, bars, taverns in the different neighbourhoods of La Rochelle and Les Minimes (check the log book for a list of places) …
Try out the café-bars “bistros” that propose generous helpings. Gourmets will enjoy the old town and the oceanfront, it’s all here for the tasting.
The high quality fully equipped kitchen in the apartment is available for home cooking. Household chefs can whip up a colourful meal with fresh produce from local markets in La Rochelle and Les Minimes.
Cocoon yourselves in the apartment, snuggle up in the sofa watching DVDs on the big screen TV.
Make some lovely little meals with fresh produce from the local markets.
Appetizers (a favourite local habit) on the terrace in the sun.
Or just sunbathing in the garden or on the nearby beaches. Whatever takes your fancy…
Always available during your stay: visit the aquarium, go bowling, to the cinema, theatre, pool, take a gastronomic trip in la Rochelle’s restaurants or in the apartment, bars, bistros & night clubs. Casinos, local markets, antiques fairs, laser games and many other activities are readily available…
A few useful web sites full of information about the activities going on in La Rochelle:
Things to see and do nearby
You will find the logbook LOG BOOK in the apartment which lists multiple activities and the annual calendar of cultural events that take place in and around la Rochelle.
You will find all the useful places, phone numbers and websites.
La Rochelle and its outskirts is a rich lively place, with plenty of places to discover, events to take part in and various activities to do throughout the year. Here are a few examples:
- Museums (beaux arts, new world, marine, natural history…)
- Cultural spaces (Centre Intermondes, La Coursive, L’Encan, Palais des expositions, Le Carré Amelot, La Chapelle des Dames Blanches, several media libraries, games libraries, theatres and concert halls).
- Cultural sporting and leisure events throughout the year, but also cinemas, sports centres, le Rochelle’s aquarium, historic sites in the town centre (the towers, guided tours of the old town) many monuments, castles and remarkable sites of the region.
Visit the La Rochelle towers
Saint Nicolas tower
A true urban dungeon and rich residence that watches over the ocean, this military building symbolised the wealth and power of La Rochelle. 42Metres high, its architecture is built around a labyrinth of stairs and corridors with the walls themselves.
The entrance to the old port, the chain tower watched port traffic, boats and ships and collected levys and taxes. The permanent La Rochelle – Quebec exposition is shown here, set off to New France, an invitation to follow the migrants on their long voyage.
The last medieval lighthouse on the Atlantic coast, 55metres high, dominated by an octagonal gothic spire, the tower was used throughout its history as both a lighthouse and a prison.
Learn more about the La Rochelle towers
Discover Fort Boyard by boat
All year round, winter as well as summer, Fort Boyard cannot be visited. The only way to admire it close up is to go on a boat cruise around the edifice.
This is a vital for fans of the fort and the TV programme. There are several companies that propose cruises around Fort Boyard from the port area.
Learn more about Fort Boyard