What to do and see near La Rochelle ?
The city of La Rochelle is itself a museum overflowing with architectural treasures. You will be amazed on every street corner by seeing the unmistakable monuments such as the old port and the city’s guard towers facing the Atlantic. On either side of the entrance to the port are the Tower of St. Nicholas, which is the highest, the Tower of the Chain and the Tower of the Lantern, which is both a lighthouse and a prison. The arcaded streets, the large clock that was an old gate separating the port from the city, the “Maison Henri II” which is an exceptional and unique work in the history of the French Renaissance, the Hôtel de la Bourse which is an 18th century building, The Cathedral with inside the dome paintings painted in the 17th, 17th and 19th centuries, the courthouse with a Corinthian facade and the station with an exterior decoration made of shells, fish and crabs are also part of the city’s charm. The museums and sites to visit will also seduce you, to mention only the museum of automatons and scale models and its two vast exhibition halls covering more than 1,800 m², the La Rochelle Aquarium, which is one of the largest private aquariums in Europe, the La Rochelle bunker retracing the history of the city from 1939 to 1945, the La Rochelle Maritime Museum, the Fine Arts Museum and the Natural History Museum.
The city of La Rochelle is located in the southwestern part of France, northwest of the Charente-Maritime department, in the New Aquitaine region, in the former province of Aunis. La Rochelle offers several activities to keep you busy, it is up to you to find what suits you best. To discover the city, you will have a wide choice between a retro stroll where you will discover the city in the classic car of your choice and bike rides, rosalie, scooter, electric bike, mobile board, electric scooter or even a motor tricycle. Sea trips will also be available if you rent semi-rigid boats, sailboats, boats or a very comfortable maxi catamaran. Inter-island cruises from La Rochelle and maritime events are also not lacking. If you are a water sports enthusiast, there are jet ski tours supervised by qualified instructors, canoe and kayak trips to discover the Rompsay Canal or along the rocky coast, as well as sailing courses. To experience thrills, you can try the parachute jump assisted by professionals and a helicopter ride to discover the beautiful landscape of La Rochelle from the sky. So many other activities will be proposed to entertain you, to mention only the Ferris wheel, fishing and walks between land and sea on the developed trails. Wellness sessions are also suggested to relax. If you like shopping, small souvenirs, local products and local flavours will be available at the markets. For those who like to go out, there are theatres, concerts and cabarets to be found. To enjoy an even more festive atmosphere, bars, discos, casinos and many others will satisfy you.
Camping near La Rochelle
In addition to the wonders La Rochelle has to offer, campsites near the city, including Domaine Des Charmilles, are ready to welcome you for your next holiday. Domaine Des Charmilles is located near La Rochelle, only 25.6 km away. This 4-star campsite offers a warm welcome, Wi-Fi access to the reception and a bar. In this campsite near La Rochelle, your children will be the most spoiled in its playground with inflatable facilities and entertainment specially directed by a team of animators. Activities include camping dancing, treasure hunting and much more. For athletes, various services will be available. Water polo, Olympics, Olympics, Olympics, aquagym, buttock abdominal sessions, stretching classes as well as volleyball, table tennis, petanque and football tournaments will be organized for teenagers and adults. To get together and have fun with the family, theme evenings are suggested, such as karaoke, magic and clown shows, concerts, dances, mussels or chips evenings and mini discos for children. The essential aquatic area opens its doors to you with its 04 pools, 03 slides, deckchairs near the bar to relax while enjoying a good drink by the pool and its paddling pool with slide for the happiness of your children. Its heated indoor swimming pool awaits you to be hidden from view and relax in the water at any time of the year. Lifeguards will keep an eye on you and your children. As for accommodation, Domaine Des Charmilles offers pitches for tents or motorhomes which have an area of 100 m² and can accommodate up to 06 people, canvas bungalows which can accommodate up to 04 people with a small kitchen and terrace as well as mobile homes, cottages and chalets equipped, functional and comfortable. Its mobile homes consist of 02 to 03 rooms, a kitchen with refrigerator, a microwave, a hob, a coffee machine, a complete crockery, a dining area, a covered terrace, a shower and a toilet.