in Charente-Maritime of Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
- La Rochelle-Île de Ré Airport (2 mi)
- Rochefort-Saint-Agnant (BA 721) Airport (21 mi)
- Les Sables-d'Olonne Talmont Airport (35 mi)
- Niort-Souché Airport (37 mi)
- Royan-Médis Airport (38 mi)
- La Roche-sur-Yon Airport (39 mi)
- Cholet Le Pontreau Airport (65 mi)
- Nantes Atlantique Airport (72 mi)
- Bordeaux-Mérignac (BA 106) Airport (95 mi)
- Tours-Val-de-Loire Airport (125 mi)
- Toulouse-Blagnac Airport (214 mi)
- Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion (Unesco heritage, 108 mi)
- Bordeaux, Port of the Moon (Unesco heritage, 124 mi)
- Aquarium de la Rochelle (zoo, (1 mi)
- 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: 07:48 PM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Europe/Paris
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:01 am and 7:21 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -41.184 and 175.958 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to France.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning France. Last Update: 2023-03-23 08:24:36
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 07:48 PM (Thursday). 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.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 14°C / 57 °F
|Morning Temperature||11°C / 52 °F|
|Evening Temperature||13°C / 56 °F|
|Night Temperature||13°C / 55 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||4%|
|Air Pressure||1010 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Fresh Breeze with 14 km/h (9 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Friday, 24th of March 2023
12°C (54 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.
Saturday, 25th of March 2023
12°C (54 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.
Sunday, 26th of March 2023
11°C (52 °F)
9°C (49 °F)
Moderate rain, high wind, near gale, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Novotel La Rochelle Centre
La Monnaie Art & Spa Hotel
Central Park Hôtel & Spa
Hôtel Mercure La Rochelle Vieux-Port Sud
Best Western Masqhotel
Kyriad La Rochelle Centre
Le Manoir Citotel
Saint Jean d Acre INTER-HOTEL
ibis La Rochelle Vieux-Port
BEST WESTERN LE CHAMPLAIN
Videos from this area
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Rugby - L'équipe de La Rochelle au TOP 14 !
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
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...
HORSEMAN TEAM - LA ROCHELLE / LA JARNE - YANN & SIMON GP140
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
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
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
Take off La Rochelle airport, France. Flybe.
Marathon de la rochelle 2012
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.
Le retour du FRANCE 1 du Musée Maritime de La Rochelle au bassin des chalutiers
Un montage sonore mis en image par Radio Notre Transat. Prise des images, du son et montage : Thierry ANTON. Musique originale : Nessim BISMUTH. Merci à Seb POUILLARD - FACE A LA MER ...
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
These districts belong to La Rochelle.
- Cite de Beauregard
- Cite de Port-Neuf
- Cite du Prieure
- Cite Franc-Espoir
- La Genette
- La Ville en Bois
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of La Rochelle.
- La Roche-sur-Yon
- Les Sables-d'Olonne
La Rochelle: Port de Plaisance, La Rochelle (source)
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
La Rochelle, لا روشيل, La Roşel, Горад Ла-Рашэль, Ла Рошел, লা রোচ্যাল, ལ་རོ་ཅེ་ལེ།, Ar Rochell, Λα Ροσέλ, Arroxela, لا روشل, La Côte, Proclamation, לה רושל, Լա Ռոշել, LRH, ラ・ロシェル, ლა-როშელი, 라로셸, Rupella, La Rošelis, Larošela, لروشل, La Rochèla, Ла-Рошель, ลารอแชล, لا روشیل, La-Rošel, 拉罗歇尔