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Best of the three

This tower is the best of the three in my opinion.More information on La Rochelle in relation to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
peterfalvey
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Trim, Ireland
Stunning

Beautiful building at the port. Whilst there it is also worth checking out the nearby Bishop’s... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
northants90
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Rue Sur Les Murs, 17000, La Rochelle, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This tower is the best of the three in my opinion.More information on La Rochelle in relation to the use as a port and as a jail.well worth the visit.

Thank peterfalvey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful building at the port. Whilst there it is also worth checking out the nearby Bishop’s Palace. Another stunning building.

Thank northants90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located at the entrance of the port, it is very easy to access, next to the large public parking lot. We were not able to enter as it was closed on the day we were in La Rochelle. Next visit.

Thank mitch w
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

A combination of old and modern art. The view on the ugly parking lot is part of the experience. Nevertheless, my personal favourite.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Several large rooms of etchings in the stone walls left by prisoners. Nice to stroll around enjoying the etchings, strong structural wood and stone features, the lovely glass windows and the view from the top. Interesting visit but, I would say, not worth the €6...More

Thank Beina1
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Beautiful gothic tower looms over the port and Plage de la Concurrence, full of history. There is graffiti from over 500 years detailing the use of this building as a prison which is not evident from the delicate architecture.There are lovely views after climbing the...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We visited all 3 Towers in La Rochelle on a day when they happened to be open until 11pm. The Lantern tower was very interesting with well preserved graffiti from prosoners of past times. Our teenage daughter being a keen photographer was kept interested and...More

Thank claire0nthem0ve
Reviewed June 13, 2018

This attraction is worth visiting, if just for the view alone when you reach the top via the round stone staircase. Great historical interest and lots of graffiti left from the 1600’s onwards. Really interesting place. Very friendly staff

Thank D0dge51
Reviewed November 5, 2017

Several large rooms of etchings in the stone walls left by prisoners. Nice to stroll around enjoying the etchings, strong structural wood and stone features, the lovely glass windows and the view from the top.

Thank K M V
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit but, I would say, not worth the €6 ticket price. Take a stroll to the Tour de la Lanterne, especially at dusk, to appreciate the stunning tower in all its resplendence.

Thank Mo P
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