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Rue Du Jura, La Rochelle Gare, La Rochelle, 17000 (France)
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La Rochelle is the seat of the prefecture and the capital of the Department Charante maritime and has a population of about 75,000.

Main attraction of the over 1000 years old town is the old port. Guarded by two powerful Wehrtürrmen he serves the recreational boaters. In addition to Trinité sur-Mer in southern Brittany, La Rochelle the Centre of the French high-sea swift is. Weltumseegler and Atlantiküberquerer often start from this port. But also for landlubbers, the old Harbour has its appeal. After an extensive old town stroll through the arcade überwölbten streets of the Centre you can enjoy here dazzling a glass of white wine and "Moules frites" - mussels with French fries.

If you have more time, then you take up a seafood plate which the oysters course may miss out on. all freshly coming from the nearby Austernbänken South of the city. You can experience a close, by the way the work of the oyster farmers during excursions in the Wadden Sea; a unique chance you should miss.

La Rochelle has also a Franco-German history. In the 2. Welttkrieg, the port of la Pallice was the base for the German U-boat fleet, which operated in the Atlantic Ocean. Portions of Wolfgang Petersen's classic "The boat" were filmed here.

La Rochelle is the ideal starting point for excursions in southern Brittany, Nantes to the largest sites of the country or in the hinterland. Here, you can visit a Provinzstädtchen, whose name they definitely have you ever heard: cognac. The wine capital of Bordeaux is only 2 hours with the car.

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Rue Du Jura, La Rochelle Gare, La Rochelle, 17000


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