Hôtel de Ville
Musée du Nouveau Monde
La Rochelle's role as a departure point for North America is interpreted at this museum, housed in an 18th-century mansion.
Musée des Beaux-Arts
The Musée des Beaux-Arts, which is housed inside a stunning neo-classical building, hosts an impressive collection of 15th-20th century...
Tour de la Grosse Horloge
The gateway to the old city, Tour de la Grosse Horloge is a steadfast Gothic-style clock tower, with a 12th-century base and an...
La Boutique des Cafe Merling
For fresh-roasted coffee, head to this 1st-floor tearoom, which supplies most cafes in town with their brews. Downstairs is a shop where...
Le Bistro du Marché
Built into the market walls, this family-run place has a convivial atmosphere and draws plenty of regulars with its tasty and filling...
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Hôtel de Ville information
Flanked by a 15th-century Flamboyant Gothic wall and a resplendent 17th-century Renaissance-style courtyard, the Hôtel de Ville has guided tours in French at 3pm daily in June and September, 3pm and 4pm daily in July and August, and at weekends during the rest of the tourist office.