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Skip the Line Ticket: La Rochelle Towers
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Skip the Line Ticket: La Rochelle Towers
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  • Very good42%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
9 Jul 2018
“Great views”
7 Dec 2016
“Climb to the top”
Opposite Tour St-Nicolas, La Rochelle, France
+33 5 46 34 11 81
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Buy the 9EUR ticket that gets you access to all three towers. You don't have to visit them all in the same day, although you can if you wish. Lots of steps to the top but the view is amazing/terrifying depend on your head for...More

1  Thank JPH1984
Reviewed December 7, 2016

We enjoyed our visit to The Lantern Tower or The Four Sergeants Tower on the waterfront at La Rochelle. Not only was it used as a signal for ships but as a prison. There are 162 steps up the spiral staircase to the top walkway...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed October 6, 2016

Well, you can't miss it and there's little point in going to La Rochelle if you don't take a look and trust me, if you have any inclination towards things historical it will be worth it.

1  Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Very limited artefacts exhibited but the view is worth the staircase getting tinier and tinier as you go up. Watch out for the graffiti too from prisoners, testament from its rich history. Shame the person at reception was terribly rude (did not even say hello...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed May 19, 2016

If you go all the way to the top, the views are incredible! It can be windy, but it wasn't too bad the day I was there. The carvings from the prisoners was interesting, but I had made my way through here in about 30...More

1  Thank OregonLady80
Reviewed August 1, 2015

Free for me as aged between 18 and 25 but paid for the brochure as felt I should pay something. Great view, lots to take on. Incredible history behind it and if you don't speak French, a lot of it is provided in English as...More

1  Thank Edward P
Reviewed August 29, 2013

This is inspiring yet disturbing. To think that this lighthouse doubled up as a prison is weird. Yet they were not locked in, other than in the tower, so could walk up and down the stairs doing graffiti on the way! A must for any...More

2  Thank thecatfairy
Reviewed September 1, 2012

What a joy, a museum of historic graffiti . Fantastic that someone had the foresight to preserve this piece of history. I even found reference to men from my home town who had been held in the tower & immortalised by their carvings 350 years...More

3  Thank Zeus_Faber_12
Reviewed August 20, 2012

After climbing some 200 steps you can ascend the towers of La Rochelle to find some amazing views of the city! Plus it's free for under 26s with an EU passport

2  Thank Lushlibz
Reviewed August 17, 2012 via mobile

We visited la Rochelle with our 8 yr old and 4 yr old and went up the middle tower, they loved it! Amazing views over this beautiful city, we walked along the wall to the beach. Enjoyable day out in this historical merchants city.

1  Thank Brommer
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