La Rochelle
in Charente-Maritime of Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
46.167 and -1.150 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 46° 10' 0" and W -1° 8' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
French, Breton, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Occitan
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:34 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Europe/Paris
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:55 am and 6:40 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-41.184 and 175.958 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Homewood
References
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Delve into La Rochelle

La Rochelle in Charente-Maritime (Nouvelle-Aquitaine) with it's 76,810 habitants is a city located in France about 247 mi (or 398 km) south-west of Paris, the country's capital town.

Current time in La Rochelle is now 04:34 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Europe / Paris with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 11 airports closer to La Rochelle, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in France is La Rochelle-Île de Ré Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in France is Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion in a distance of 108 mi (or 174 km), South-East. We saw 1 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Rochefort, Fontenay-le-Comte, La Roche-sur-Yon, Saintes and Saint-Jean-d'Angely. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Novotel La Rochelle Centre

Address
0,5 mi
Avenue de la Porte Neuve
17000 LA ROCHELLE
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


La Monnaie Art & Spa Hotel

Address
0,8 mi
3 Rue De La Monnaie
17000 La Rochelle
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Central Park Hôtel & Spa

Address
0,7 mi
Avenue Jean Guiton 4
17000 La Rochelle
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hôtel Mercure La Rochelle Vieux-Port Sud

Address
0,9 mi
Quai Louis Prunier
17000 LA ROCHELLE
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Best Western Masqhotel

Address
0,8 mi
Rue DE L OUVRAGE A CORNE 17
17000 La ROCHELLE
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Kyriad La Rochelle Centre

Address
0,8 mi
Rue des Sauniers 38
17000 La Rochelle
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 22:00


Le Manoir Citotel

Address
0,6 mi
Avenue du General Leclerc 8
17000 La Rochelle
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Saint Jean d Acre INTER-HOTEL

Address
0,7 mi
4 rue Saint Jean du Perot
17000 La Rochelle
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


ibis La Rochelle Vieux-Port

Address
0,8 mi
Place du Cdt de La Motte Rouge
17000 LA ROCHELLE
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


BEST WESTERN LE CHAMPLAIN

Address
0,3 mi
30 RUE RAMBAUD
17000 La ROCHELLE
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Rugby - L'équipe de La Rochelle au TOP 14 !

Published: May 26, 2014
Length: 33:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Web TV Info Charente Maritime

Après avoir battu Agen en finale D2, La Rochelle accède au TOP 14. Fin du match et arrivée des joueurs sur le port de La Rochelle... Une soirée de liesse...


Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2013 - Stop In La Rochelle

Published: November 29, 2013
Length: 07:04 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: clavadosdiving

More than 70000 spectators flooded the city's old port for the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2013 kick-off in France. In a sunny La Rochelle the 29-year-old Russian achieved his premiere...


La Rochelle accueille une compétition d'élagueurs grimpeurs

Published: February 01, 2015
Length: 31:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FK5® L'arboriste Grimpeur

RNA 2014 à La Rochelle.


HORSEMAN TEAM - LA ROCHELLE / LA JARNE - YANN & SIMON GP140

Published: May 15, 2014
Length: 46:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Simon Horseman

Concours de La Rochelle, la Jarne du 01 au 04 mai 2014 Horseman Team sur le Grand Prix 140 ! Sans fautes pour Yann & Simon !


Célà tv - Accident de voiture sur le port de La Rochelle le 28/12/12

Published: January 03, 2013
Length: 53:53 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Célà tv

Vendredi 28 décembre 2012, au petit matin, une voiture s'est retrouvée dans le port de La Rochelle avec à son bord 2 jeunes adultes dont une est décédée. Accident spectaculaire et rarissime....


ME driving on a Moped in La Rochelle

Published: September 10, 2013
Length: 42:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Poppetpeople

Filming while driving? With ME everything is possible! ME becomes adventurous lately, as one can see in this clip. Poppeteer and Camera: Jeanne. Filmen während des Mopedfahrens?...


Take off La Rochelle airport, France. Flybe Embraer E-195

Published: April 11, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Daisy Brown

Take off La Rochelle airport, France. Flybe.


Moto PERE NOEL 23 /12/ 2012 La Rochelle VERSION COMPLETE

Published: December 24, 2012
Length: 59:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Patrick Larochelle


Marathon de la rochelle 2012

Published: November 27, 2012
Length: 48:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Christian Moreau

Si vous avez courru le marathon de la rochelle le 25 novembre 2012 vous pourrez peut-être vous apercevoir sur la vidéo.... à partir du 14ème km jusqu'à l'arrivée.


Salle Mariage la Rochelle - Atlantique Gîtes

Published: June 04, 2014
Length: 07:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gite du Pied Mulet

Gite Charente Maritime - http://www.atlantiquegites.com/fr/ au pays de Marennes-Oléron. Un havre de paix en pleine nature à 15 km de l'océan et des plages, nous vous recueillerons toute...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Sèvre Niortaise

The Sèvre Niortaise is a river in western France, flowing into the Atlantic Ocean. Its source is in the Deux-Sèvres département, near Sepvret, north of Melle. It flows through the following départements and towns: Deux-Sèvres: Saint-Maixent-l'École, Niort Vendée: Damvix Charente-Maritime: Marans It flows into the Atlantic Ocean in Bourg-Chapon, north of the city La Rochelle. The largest city along the river is Niort, hence the name Sèvre Niortaise (distinguishing it from the Sèvre Nantaise).

Located at 46.3097, -1.12917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of France, Geography of Deux-Sèvres, Geography of Vendée, Geography of Charente-Maritime, Rivers of Pays de la Loire, Rivers of Poitou-Charentes

Basque Roads

Basque Roads is a sheltered bay on the Biscay shore of the Charente-Maritime département of France, bounded by the Île d'Oléron to the west and the Île de Ré to the north. The port of La Rochelle stands at the northeast corner of the roads, and the town of Rochefort is near the mouth of the Charente River to the south. It is most famous as the site of the British naval victory over a French fleet at the 1809 Battle of Basque Roads.

Located at 46.042, -1.209 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bays of France, Geography of Charente-Maritime

Les Minimes

Les Minimes, Port de plaisance des Minimes, is the largest marina in France for pleasure boats. It is located in the city of La Rochelle. Its named is derived from the establishment of a convent of the Frères Minimes ("Order of the Minimes Brothers") in this area during the Middle Ages. There are slips for about 3,500 boats. The whole area has seen intense urban development, with the construction of many residential buildings.

Located at 46.1444, -1.16667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in La Rochelle, Transport in Poitou-Charentes, Visitor attractions in Charente-Maritime

Gare de La Rochelle

Gare de La Rochelle is the main railway station serving La Rochelle. The station building, which includes a 45-metre-tall clock tower, was built in 1922 by Pierre Esquié for the CF de l'Etat replacing the older building. The station was renovated by Franck Beck and Luc Mouret in the early 1990s for the arrival of the TGV Atlantique. La Rochelle is linked to Poitiers, Tours, Bordeaux and Paris as well as regional services to other towns in Poitou-Charentes, such as Angoulême and Niort.

Located at 46.1528, -1.14556 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Poitou-Charentes, Région Sud-Ouest, Buildings and structures in La Rochelle, TER Poitou-Charentes

La Rochelle – Île de Ré Airport

La Rochelle – Île de Ré Airport is an airport located 2.5 km northwest of La Rochelle, a commune of the département of Charente-Maritime in France. The airport also serves Île de Ré, which is accessible via a bridge from La Rochelle.

Located at 46.1792, -1.19528 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Airports in France

La Rochelle Cathedral

La Rochelle Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Louis de la Rochelle) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, and a national monument of France since 1906, located in the town of La Rochelle.

Located at 46.1614, -1.15333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cathedrals in France, Churches in Charente-Maritime, Official historical monuments of France, Buildings and structures in La Rochelle, Visitor attractions in La Rochelle

Canton of La Jarrie

The Canton of La Jarrie is a canton of the Charente-Maritime department, in France. The lowest point is 1 m in the commune of Saint-Vivien, Charente-Maritime, the highest point is Croix-Chapeau at 51 m, the average elevation is 24 m. The least populated commune is Anais with 210, the most populated are La Jarrie and Sainte-Soulle having 2,653 each. The canton of La Jarrie contains 14 communes and has 18,563 inhabitants.

Located at 46.1333, -1 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Charente-Maritime

La Pointe du Chay

La Pointe du Chay is a limestone promontory, about 5 kilometres from La Rochelle, France, between the seafront of Aytré and Angoulins. La Pointe du Chay is composed of layers of limestone dating back to the Sequanian stage of the Jurassic period (circa 160 million years ago), when a large part of France was submerged. These rocks were formed by the accumulation of organisms falling on the seabed, where they solidified. This happened at the time dinosaurs were roaming the earth.

Located at 46.1075, -1.14028 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Landforms of France

La Pallice

La Pallice (also known as grand port maritime de La Rochelle) is the industrial harbour of the city of La Rochelle, France. It is a commercial harbour in deep water, named after the French philosopher La Pallice. The large submarine base built during World War II still stands there, although it is not being used. La Pallice is equipped with oil unloading equipment, and mainly handles tropical wood.

Located at 46.1583, -1.22778 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in La Rochelle, Submarine bases, Ports and harbours of France, Transport in Poitou-Charentes

Canton of Marans

The Canton of Marans is a canton of the Charente-Maritime département, in France. The lowest point is sea level, the highest point is in Saint-Ouen-d'Aunis at 25 m, the average elevation is 6 m. The least populated commune is Longèves with 515 inhabitants and the most populated commune is Marans with 4,375.

Located at 46.2833, -1.03333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Canton of Marans, Cantons of Charente-Maritime

University of La Rochelle

The University of La Rochelle (Université de La Rochelle) is a French university, based in La Rochelle. It is under the Academy of Poitiers. The university was founded in 1993, and is the youngest university in France. The first stone was laid by François Mitterrand and Helmut Kohl. It attempts to stand out by offering innovative courses in business law and the Asian-Pacific world. At the start of the year 2000 there were 6000 students.

Located at 46.1478, -1.155 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in France, Educational institutions established in 1993, 1993 establishments in France, Buildings and structures in La Rochelle

Roman Catholic Diocese of La Rochelle and Saintes

The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Rochelle and Saintes (Dioecesis Rupellensis-Santonensis) is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic church, in France. The diocese comprises the département of Charente-Maritime. Suffragan to the archdiocese of Bordeaux, the episcopal see is La Rochelle Cathedral. Saintes Cathedral is Co-Cathedral of the diocese. The diocese of Maillezais was transferred on 7 May 1648, to La Rochelle.

Located at 46.1561, -1.15556 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roman Catholic dioceses in France

Canton of Aytré

The Canton of Aytré is a canton of the Charente-Maritime département, in France. The lowest point is the Atlantic Ocean near Angoulins, the highest point is in Aytré at 21 m, the average elevation is 4 m.

Located at 46.1, -1.1 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Charente-Maritime

Canal de Marans à la Rochelle

The Canal de Marans à la Rochelle, also called Canal de Marans, Canal de Rompsay or Canal de La Rochelle depending on the location, is a French canal in the Charente-Maritime department connecting the city of La Rochelle with the town of Marans. It also connects the river of the Sèvre Niortaise to the harbour at La Rochelle. The canal goes through the communes of Dompierre-sur-Mer, Andilly and Sainte-Soulle. It is 24.6 km long, with 4 locks, and has a total denivellation of 1.7 m.

Located at 46.15, -1.13333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Canals in France, Buildings and structures in Charente-Maritime, Visitor attractions in Poitou-Charentes, Transport in Poitou-Charentes

Jardin des plantes de La Rochelle

The Jardin des plantes de La Rochelle is a small botanical garden located behind the natural history museum at 28 rue Albert Ier, La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France. It is open daily without charge. The garden was formerly owned by the Jesuits. In 1808 it became a municipal botanical garden as extension of the former Hôtel Jouin de la Tremblaye, but was quickly turned into a park.

Located at 46.1651, -1.1505 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gardens in Charente-Maritime, Botanical gardens in France, Visitor attractions in La Rochelle

Fort de La Prée

Fort de La Prée, built in 1625, is located near the eastern end of the Ile de Ré, in France.

Located at 46.1808, -1.2887 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forts in France, Star forts

Sablanceau and Redoute of Rivedoux

Sablanceau (anciently Saint-Blanceau) is a beach at the easternmost end of the island of Ile de Ré in western France. Sablanceau belongs to the commune of Rivedoux-Plage.

Located at 46.1606, -1.25944 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Charente-Maritime, Beaches of France, Visitor attractions in Charente-Maritime

Vauclair castle

Vauclair castle, also Vauclerc castle was a castle built in La Rochelle, by Henry II of England in the 12th century. The castle was located in the area defined by the current Place de Verdun (formally called Place du Chateau). It was incorporated in the fortifications of the city built by William X of Aquitaine, father of Alienor of Aquitaine, in 1130. The castle consisted in four large towers connected by high walls.

Located at 46.1625, -1.15361 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Castles in Poitou-Charentes, Buildings and structures in La Rochelle, Ruins in Poitou-Charentes

Orbigny-Bernon Museum

The Orbigny-Bernon Museum is a history museum in the French city of La Rochelle. It was founded in 1917, and contains collections relating to the history of La Rochelle, as well as an important collection of porcelains of the city. A floor is also dedicated to Far Eastern art, with the collection of the French diplomat Baron Charles de Chassiron.

Located at 46.1608, -1.15528 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in La Rochelle, Archaeological museums in France, 1917 establishments in France, Museums established in 1917, Ceramics museums in France

Muséum d'histoire naturelle de La Rochelle

The Muséum d'histoire naturelle de La Rochelle is a natural history museum in the city of La Rochelle, France. The museum, reopened after a major renovation in 2007, displays about 10,000 artifacts from naturalists and ethnographers since the 18th century.

Located at 46.1648, -1.1511 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Museums in La Rochelle, Natural history museums in France

Canal maritime de Marans à la mer

The Canal maritime de Marans à la mer (English: Marans Ship Canal to the sea) is a canal on France's western shore that connects the Sèvre Niortaise in Marans to the Sèvre Niortaise in Charron. Also known as the Canal Maritime du Brault and Canal de Marans à la Mer, the canal is located in the Charente-Maritime department.

Located at 46.3153, -1.00868 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Canals in France

Stade Marcel-Deflandre

Stade Marcel-Deflandre is a sports stadium in La Rochelle, France. It is the home ground of rugby union team Atlantique Stade Rochelais of the Top 14 who have played there since it was opened in 1926. It has undergone significant redevelopment since 1995 and the present capacity is 12,500. The stadium is named after Marcel Deflandre, a president of the club who was executed in 1944 during the Second World War.

Located at 46.1581, -1.17806 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sports venues in Charente-Maritime, Rugby union stadiums in France, Buildings and structures in La Rochelle, Visitor attractions in La Rochelle

École supérieure de commerce de la rochelle

Created in 1988, La Rochelle Business School is a member of the network of the Grandes Ecoles. It is a non-profit organisation supported by the La Rochelle Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI). Mr. Daniel Peyron is the School’s director since 2001. The school has an enrollment of approximately 2700 students.

Located at 46.1407, -1.15601 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in France, Educational institutions established in 1988, Buildings and structures in La Rochelle

Île de Ré bridge

Île de Ré bridge is connected to La Rochelle and to the Île de Ré, in France. It was built by Bouygues and financed by the Charente-Maritime department.

Located at 46.1717, -1.23917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges in France

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