Holidays to La Rochelle

La Rochelle is a medium-sized city in southwestern France. It holds an important place in French history, as it was the strongest and final Protestant outpost in the country, eventually falling the Catholic central government in the late fifteenth century. The city gained infamous as a slave port in the …

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How to get to La Rochelle

Here's what you need to know about getting to La Rochelle. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to La Rochelle takes 6 hours, 5 minutes.

When to go to La Rochelle

Typical Holiday Price

£773 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in La Rochelle varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - September is the cheapest month to go to La Rochelle.

Where to stay in La Rochelle

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in La Rochelle, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in La Rochelle

Caroline C | Trip by SkyscannerÎle de Ré
Île de Ré
Sarah Pugh | Trip by SkyscannerAquarium de La Rochelle
Aquarium de La Rochelle
Roe Roxs | Trip by SkyscannerSt Nicholas Tower
St Nicholas Tower

Reviews of La Rochelle

Le Logis de La Touche
Le Logis de La Touche

The stunning coastal town of La Rochelle is only a 30 minute car drive away heading west from Le Logis de La Touche (a large Holiday gite - see more information at

Jan D
Jan D

Visit the old port, the three towers, Ile de Ré, the market place or wander around in the historic centre.

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Rosemary B

You cannot visit Charente Maritime without seeing La Rochelle. The whole package, pubs, restaurants, markets and music. Wonderful marina and beaches. You can get the little boat from the Marina parking straight into the harbour. Not to be missed.

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John And Lin B

Visit the beautiful and historic town of La Rochelle, soak up the wonderful architecture and experience the delicious 'Moules et Frites' on the harbour side while watching the world go by.

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