Vieux Port, La Rochelle

4.7
#1 of 6 in Nature in Charente-Maritime
Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
A port since the 13th century, Vieux Port is world famous for its guard towers. In its prime in the 17th and 18th centuries, the port handled close to half of France's colonial trade. Today it attracts tourists from all over the globe. The well-structured port has three public pools. Put Vieux Port into our La Rochelle trip itinerary planning app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in La Rochelle.
Create an itinerary including Vieux Port

Vieux Port reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
4,588 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Well maintained port with lots of cafes and restaurants at one end and the Towers of La Rochelle at the other end.  more »
  • Great character. The very ideal of La Rochelle with its two large sea facing towers. The variety of boats, motor or sailing coupled with the much larger trip sightseeing ones. A lovely spot.  more »

Plan your trip to La Rochelle

  • Compose it!
    Your own itinerary for your car vacation, beach vacation, city trip, any near or distant journey ... ready within 10 minutes.
  • Customize it.
    Refine your plan. We find the best routes and opportunities.
  • Book it.
    Choose from the best accommodations (Expedia, AirBnB), airlines and activities, by yourself or share with travel professionals for the utmost experience. Up to 50% discount!
  • Do it yourself.
    Or share your plan with travel professionals for a customized trip