Top tourist attractions in La Rochelle

Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and rich history of La Rochelle with our curated list of top tourist attractions. From iconic landmarks to hidden gems, embark on an unforgettable journey.

Attractions curated by our travel team

The Top Rated Tourist Attractions in La Rochelle

You can't really visit La Rochelle without exploring some of the must see tourist attractions.

La Rochelle Aquarium

⭐️ 4.1 (5782)

Charruyer Park of La Rochelle

⭐️ 4.4 (5172)

The Lantern Tower of La Rochelle

⭐️ 4.5 (2927)

Musée Maritime de La Rochelle

⭐️ 4.5 (2567)

Bunker La Rochelle (Museum)

⭐️ 4.4 (1882)

Musée des Automates

⭐️ 4.4 (1576)

Must-see local-recommended attractions La Rochelle

These are tourist attractions in La Rochelle that all locals recommend.

Saint Louis Cathedral

⭐️ 4.4 (1403)

Muséum d'Histoire naturelle de La Rochelle

⭐️ 4.4 (1244)

Escape Yourself La Rochelle

⭐️ 4.7 (600)

Our complete list of unmissable attractions in La Rochelle

Chain Tower

⭐️ 4.4 (521)

Grosse Horloge

⭐️ 4.5 (387)

La Grande Roue

⭐️ 4.4 (384)

Cloister Of The White Ladies

⭐️ 4.4 (370)

Plage des Minimes

⭐️ 4.5 (341)

Parc des Pères

⭐️ 4.6 (233)

Port La Rochelle

⭐️ 4.7 (109)

Protestants Woods

⭐️ 4.0 (51)

Le Globe de la francophonie

⭐️ 4.6 (21)

Centre des Monuments Nationaux

⭐️ 0.0 (0)

The top bookable attractions in La Rochelle

We've partnered up with Booking to provide the most popular bookable attractions in La Rochelle.

Morning Catamaran Cruise

Sunset Catamaran Experience

Fort Boyard Catamaran Cruise

Seven Wonders of La Rochelle Exploration Game

Frequently asked questions:

It's hard to limit this answer to just three results since there are many great tourist attractions in La Rochelle, but if you had to only pick three tourist attractions to visit in La Rochelle, then we'd say: La Rochelle Aquarium, Charruyer Park of La Rochelle, and The Lantern Tower of La Rochelle. You can find more info on these attractions at the top of the page.

IF we had to pick the top 4 bookable attractions that you can't miss out on while in La Rochelle, these are the 4 we'd recommend: Morning Catamaran Cruise, Sunset Catamaran Experience, Fort Boyard Catamaran Cruise, and . Links to all attractions are a short scroll up the page.

We currently only provide bookable attractions through booking since they've got one of the best collection of bookable tourist attractions for La Rochelle. If you see any attraction that you're interested in visiting, simply click on the card and it will redirect you to the booking platform.

While the hotter summer months in France always give the best weather, those are the same months that most of these attractions will be at full capacity. Lines and wait times can be quite long. For that reason we recommend either late spring, or early fall as the best times to visit La Rochelle and check out all the tourist attractions.

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