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Places to see in La Rochelle

All the arcaded streets:
They crisscross the city between rue des Merciers and rue du Palais. La Rochelle is one of the cities in France that has kept its arcades the most, which are very practical either in the rain or in the sun.

Saint-Sauveur Church: 12th century building at 15 rue Saint-Sauveur.

The Hôtel de la Bourse: Building constructed in 1760 at 14 rue du Palais.

The Hôtel de Ville : This is the oldest town hall in France (1298).

The Maison Henri II: Built in the middle of the 16th century, 11bis rue des Augustins

La Grosse Horloge: Former city gate since the 12th century located opposite the Old Port, it subsequently housed a bell tower and a clock in 1478.

The towers of La Rochelle: Remains of maritime fortifications from the end of the Middle Ages (starting from the largest to the smallest: Tour de la Lanterne, Tour Saint Nicolas, Tour de la Chaîne).

The Palais de Justice: Rebuilt in the 18th century at 10 rue du Palais

Le Clocher Saint Barthélémy : Located rue Pernelle.

Saint Louis Cathedral: Built from 1742, it is also located rue Pernelle

The Protestant Temple

The old Port

The train station

The Charruyer Park

The Mail

For further information, visit the Tourist Office website: www.larochelle-tourisme.com