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Guided Walking Tour of La Rochelle provided by Discover La Rochelle

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Guided Walking Tour of La Rochelle

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 13/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 13/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Walking tour of La Rochelle in English. Find out about the history of La Rochelle, visit the key sights to see, discover the best things to see and do around La Rochelle, learn about the Food & Drink specialities of the region and get loads of tips for making the most of your time in this wonderful city!
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Place de la Chaîne
    Place de la Chaîne, 17000 La Rochelle, France
    We will meet beside the anchor in Place de la Chaîne, just in front of Tour de la Chaîne.
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  • 1
    Towers of La Rochelle
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Vieux Port
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    Pass by
    Porte des Deux Moulins
  • 3
    Plage de la Concurrence
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 4
    Porte de la Grosse-Horloge
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    Pass by
    Statue Admiral Duperre
  • 5
    Hotel de Ville
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 6
    Place de verdun
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 7
    Marche du Centre Ville
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    Pass by
    Parc Charruyer
    Rue Sur-les-Murs
    Cathedrale St-Louis (La)
    Quartier Saint Nicolas
  • 8
    Eglise St-Sauveur
    Stop: 5 minutes
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    Pass by
    Quartier du Gabut
  • 9
    Phare du quai Valin
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Tour Saint-Nicolas
    Tour Saint-Nicolas, 17000 La Rochelle, France
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Important Information
Departure Point
Place de la Chaîne, 17000 La Rochelle, France
Duration
2h
Return Details
Tour Saint-Nicolas, 17000 La Rochelle, France
Inclusions
  • Guided Walking Tour
Exclusions
  • Access nor Entry to the Towers
  • Entry/Admission - Towers of La Rochelle
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Rowland T wrote a review Sep 2020
Barnet, United Kingdom9 contributions3 helpful votes
John gave us a great tour of this beautiful place. Very friendly and knowledgable and brought the town to life. History, unusual facts and really useful advice on places to eat and drink and other places to visit in the region. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Chris wrote a review Sep 2020
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This was an excellent tour. John is extremely knowledgeable, and we learned about several hundred years of La Rochelle's rich history all the way up to the present, while viewing the key landmarks, towers and churches, finding some out of the way streets, exploring some unique
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Stijn Van Brakel wrote a review Aug 2020
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We had the best walking tour experience thanks to John. He is very knowledgeable and shares tons of fun stories in an amusing and passionate way. He is a great story teller too! During our 2 hour tour he covered a lot about the history and economics of La Rochelle and shared
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Date of experience: August 2020
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eva339 wrote a review Aug 2020
Paris3 contributions
Great tour and tips of this beautiful city ! You will get amazing history insights and fun facts plus some foodie stops to taste few gourmet delicacies. John is very knowledgeable and passionate about La Rochelle. And he will pass you on the virus as we said in French ! Just
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Adrianus wrote a review Aug 2020
Greater London, United Kingdom5 contributions
A relaxed walking tour along some of the highlights of La Rochelle. A great city which is worth visiting. For its history, stories, food and drinks. Like the Pineau! We had a great guide who not only was knowledgeable but also flexible. We deviated slightly from the original
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Date of experience: August 2020
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By: Discover La Rochelle
Jones58
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Excellent walking tour of La Rochelle with John
We booked a tour with John on line the night before our tour. This was late in September. He met us at 2:00 and w
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Jovita J
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Recommended
Very nice tour, walk around the main objects, a lot of history, tips, recommendations. Very much recommended
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macthedoc
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Relaxed and informative dander
John does not provide a stiff history lecture - thank goodness. Instead he conveys interesting stories with relaxed
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Caroline J
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Fantastic free walking tour from John
My husband 2 adult children and their partners had the pleasure of participating in John's free walking tour in Jul
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ChrisinPerth
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A must for visitors to La Rochelle
Thanks John for showing us La Rochelle and all the tips to find the best tours, restaurants, hidden gems (the pinea
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117nikkis
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A great way to spend a couple of hours in La Rochelle.
Thanks John for a really enjoyable tour around La Rochelle this afternoon. We learned so much, the pace was perfect
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clonmelman
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Free walking tour
After being in la Rochelle a few days we thought we had discovered most of the city ourselves until we took the wal
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Paloma A
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Two hours of fun!
For somebody who comes to la Rochelle and wants to discover all the hidden and wonderful facts about the city. John
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annemB9213PG
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La Rochelle Walking Tour
We stayed in La Rochelle for a few days without knowing much about it and decided to do this tour on a whim. It was
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P2756YSdavidL
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Great Experience
My wife and I took the tour with John and it was fantastic! Great insights into a fascinating city with a nice blen
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175chillyc
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Excellent morning
We spent a morning with John walking around La Rochelle, where he taught us loads of really cool secrets of the tow
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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