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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
  • Hennessy
  • Martell

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