Walks around La Rochelle – remote towns
Cognac (104 km)
City of art and history.
Visit the distilleries and cellars of cognac (wine brandy):
- Maison Rémy Martin
The official website to consult is: https://www.tourism-cognac.com
Poitiers (140 km)
City of the Vienne department, rich in its medieval heritage, and where the Futuroscope leisure park is located.
The Futuroscope site to consult is : https://www.futuroscope.com/fr/
The official site of the city’s tourist office is : https://visitpoitiers.fr
Nantes (140 km)
Port town on the Loire, where the Chateau d’Anne de Bretagne was built in the 15th century.
Must-see: Machines de l’île.
The official site of “Machines de l’île” to consult is: https://www.lesmachines-nantes.fr
The official website to consult is: https://www.nantes-tourisme.com/fr
Bordeaux (180 km)
Port town on the Garonne, world-famous for its wine.
Gothic cathedral, 18th and 19th century mansions, Place de la Bourse
Public gardens along the river.
The official site to consult is: https://www.bordeaux-tourisme.com