Top things to do

Top Choice Cave in Rochefort

Grotte de Lorette

This cave system has fewer stalactites than nearby Han, and handling the 626 relatively steep steps is more physical. However, the small-group visits give a vastly more personal experience. Half-lit stairways give a…
Top Choice French in Rochefort

La Calèche

In the beautifully reappointed 17th-century building that forms the entrance to the Malle Poste Hotel, La Calèche offers elegant fine dining on pressed tablecloths, with an open kitchen, decent-sized portions and fr…
Thai in Rochefort

Samthaï

A surprising find in tiny Rochefort, friendly Samthaï serves up steaming bowls of tom ka (coconut and lemongrass soup), flavour-packed red curries (try pad phed ped with duck), classic pad taï (noodles with sautéed …
Park in Rochefort

Domaine Provincial de Chevetogne

Around 12km north of Rochefort, this 550-hectare park is a wonderland for families. Chevetogne is set with forest trails, a natural-history museum, various thematic gardens, lakes, a petting zoo, and staggering play…
French in Rochefort

La Gourmandise

With a cheery good vibe, expansive menu and outdoor seating on Rochefort's main street, La Gourmandise hits all the right notes. The space features a shop selling regional produce, a lounge bar and a restaurant area…
Bistro in Rochefort

Couleur Basilique

On Rochefort's restaurant-lined main drag, this fresh, youthful bistro has a fine front terrace for watching the city stroll past. The small but wide-ranging menu features hearty Thai- and North African–inspired sal…
Ruins in Rochefort

Malagne

On the third Sunday of July, this Gallo-Roman archaeological site comes to life with a whole series of period demonstrations. At other times, the attractive rural ruins are less dynamic, and you'll probably value th…