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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
Vieux Port, 17000, La Rochelle, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Lyndel A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We headed to the tower as we wanted to experience just how scary the height, of St Nicholas tower was (used in Red Bull cliff diving). It far exceeded expectations! The view at the top (accessed by a ladder like ascent) was great. As other...More

Thank AJP1502
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buy the 3 ticket experience for 9 euro as all 3 towers worth the visit.Take your time and take everything in.Second time here and still found out something new.

Thank peterfalvey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an absolute must when in La Rochelle. Great skyline and surrounded by restaurants and bars. It just creates a lovely atmosphere. Too many pictures to post them all. Go see for yourself you will not be disappointed.

Thank northants90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having just a few hours in La Rochelle after decanting from our cruise ship I decided to climb two of the town's medieval towers. I actually purchased a ticket which entitled access to all three as not that much dearer than paying for one, but...More

Thank ChrisC46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Compared to all the other fabulous medieval towns we have visited in France, La Rochelle is less dramatic. A nice place to visit but would not be on my recommended list. The towers are small and the town is interesting but not special in any...More

Thank AussieTravellers555
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The towers are understandably the main feature of La Rochelle but there isn’t much to see within them. They have historic importance but a lot of it was empty rooms, especially in Tour de la Chaîne. It isn’t made clear how many stairs there are...More

Thank charlottelj7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The towers are such a landmark. Learning the history of this remarkable place is a must. It's beautiful but it's so much more!

Thank carolwalkerboudreau
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only had one night in La Rochelle, and wandering around the towers picked out the 'Lanterne' as the one we wanted to visit. From the outside it's probably more interesting to look at than the square blocks guarding the harbour entrance, being pointy and...More

Thank anthbike
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't go in any of the towers as were were out and out all day, so they'd closed by the time we were back in town for an evening meal in one of the many restaurants lining the centre round the small marina, but...More

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