Towers of La Rochelle, La Rochelle
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Towers of La Rochelle stand tall along the old harbor. Built in the 13th and 14th centuries, the three towers are named Tour St. Nicolas, Tour de la Lantern, and Tour de la Chaine. Climb up the many tower stairs for a view of the water. For more on the towers' long history, an informational booklet is available in English. For Towers of La Rochelle and beyond, use our La Rochelle travel itinerary maker to get the most from your La Rochelle vacation.
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  • the three towers of La Rochelle to visit. Relatives from the other, avoid to connect drive because the directions of travel are complicated and it is difficult to find a spot during the tourist season... The three towers are different from each other, and all three are interesting, with different interests. The St Nicolas Tower is unique with its stairs which intertwine...
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  • The entrance to the harbour with its two towers (one of which they dive trophy champions Red Bull) seems to have stopped in time. The two great bastions, well preserved and cared for seem to still defend the city from its enemies. I don't think there's another Marina that may arise so quaint.
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  • There is much to see, the towers, the great door, the port, the beautiful church close to the port, some small streets...
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