La Rochelle guide
Ideally located on the Atlantic coast, La Rochelle is one of the most dynamic centres of the region. Its unique atmosphere makes it one most attractive city in France; major events take place every year in the city (festivals, exhibitions...). From its exceptional cultural heritage to the inevitable prominence of the ocean; the city offers lots of attractions that fits everyone needs.
One of the most famous and lively spots of La Rochelle is the Old Port. Taking a walk, eating an ice cream, sipping a glass at a bar terrace, admiring the boats entering the port or looking at a street show ... by day or by night, there is always something to do!
La Rochelle airport offers many regular flights to several destinations throughout England and Ireland and the town is also only 3 hours away from Paris by high speed train. La Rochelle has a very develop transportation network with several bus lines but also the more entertaining “bus de la mer”, a small boat which runs from the old port to Port des Minimes.
Finding somewhere to stay in La Rochelle can be quite expensive during the summer months. That is why, buying property in or around La Rochelle can be very good investment for people wishing to have a second home in Poitou Charentes or for anyone looking at a property to rent out.
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