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Looking out to the Atlantic, the Tour Saint-Nicolas (14th century), the Tour de la Chaîne (14th century) and the Tour de la Lanterne (12th and15th century) are the remains of a great fortification building campaign undertaken in the City of La...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Vieux Port | Vieux Port, Quai Duperre, 17000, La Rochelle, France
All reviews lantern tower st nicholas worth the climb interesting history red bull fear of heights combined ticket narrow stairs harbour entrance well worth the effort middle ages well worth a visit atlantic coast old harbour vieux port couple of hours graffiti
We bought the pass that allowed us access to all three towers and were glad we did. Be prepared for quite a bit of walking and an occasional tight spot.
The history of the towers is interesting and gives visitors a glimpse into life and...More
There are three historic towers around the harbour in La Rochelle and a ticket to visit all three is only €9.
A good look around, Including the short walks between them takes around 2 to 3 hours and offers stunning views of the harbour and...More
These towers are from the Middle Ages and they were built to ensure the safety of La Rochelle as a harbour town. They look amazing and very different from each other, and they've served different functions over the years, from housing royals in Medieval times...More
One of three towers in the port of La Rochelle and all worth a visit.All different and interesting.Entry fee is 6e but take the deal 3 for 9e. Take your time in every tower as you will miss a lot if you hurry.
There are two ticket options. Buy the option of both towers. You can go to the second one on a different day. The history of the towers is quite fascinating. Look out for the carvings made by prisoners. Lots of narrow stone staircases, definitely not...More