Pop: 78, 000
La Rochelle is an Atlantic seaport and was the last French
city liberated from Nazi Germany.
Though located at the same latitude as
Montreal, Canada, this city is remarkably warm during the
winter as a result of the gulf stream and certain
One source compares its winter climate
favorably with that of the French Riviera.
Due to climate moderations and historical
architectural features, La Rochelle has a well-cultivated
La Rochelle Attractions
La Pointe du Chay
WW II submarine bunker
The Calypso of Jacques Cousteau
FrancoFolies (summer only)