Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of La Rochelle

Enjoy the history and other features of La Rochelle. This walkable city is known for its aquarium, local tours and cafes. Local cultural sights include Musee du Nouveau Monde and Musee des Beaux-Arts. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around La Rochelle

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like boating and cycling. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes La Rochelle a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • La Pree Golf (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Golf Club d'Oleron (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in La Rochelle

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, La Rochelle is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Charruyer Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Concurrence Beach (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Minimes Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Ile de Re (13 mi / 20.8 km)
  • La Bree-les-Bains Beach (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • La Couarde Beach (13.7 mi / 22 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around La Rochelle

Fly into La Rochelle (LRH-La Rochelle - Ile de Re), the closest airport, located 2.3 mi (3.8 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, La Rochelle Station, La Rochelle Porte Dauphine Station and La Rochelle Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near La Rochelle?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,640 holiday rentals near La Rochelle. From 1,209 Houses to 148 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near La Rochelle for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to La Rochelle?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in La Rochelle:

  • La Rochelle City Centre: 785 holiday homes
  • Quartier de l'Hippodrôme: 123 holiday homes
  • Port District: 126 holiday homes
  • Quartier d'Orbigny: 57 holiday homes
  • Quartier des Bouchôleurs: 60 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to La Rochelle?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in La Rochelle. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • University of La Rochelle: 4,372 holiday rentals
  • Tour de la Lanterne: 4,506 holiday rentals
  • Casino Barriere de La Rochelle: 4,563 holiday rentals
  • Port des Minimes: 4,501 holiday rentals
  • Port de la Pallice: 4,556 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around La Rochelle listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in La Rochelle?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,209 Houses in La Rochelle. Our other popular types of La Rochelle holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 148 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 967 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 77 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in La Rochelle?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 737 holiday homes with pool available in La Rochelle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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