Musée des Beaux-Arts
Musée du Nouveau Monde
La Rochelle's role as a departure point for North America is interpreted at the 18th-century mansion housing this museum.
Hôtel de Ville
Flanked by a 15th-century Flamboyant Gothic wall and a resplendent 17th-century Renaissance-style courtyard, the Hôtel de Ville has...
For fresh-roasted coffee, head to this 1st-floor tearoom, which supplies most cafes in town with their brews.
Café de la Paix
A visual feast as much as a dining one, this belle-époque brasserie-bar serves up traditional cuisine like beef, duck, foie gras and...
Lonely Planet review
Cognac and pineau produced by this local vintner make great souvenirs, not least for their decorative bottles.