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Skip the Line Ticket: La Rochelle Towers
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Rue de l_Armide | Vieux Port, Quai Duperre, 17000, La Rochelle, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Each of these towers offer tours. Interesting, but very small. This tower is on the other side of the entrance so one must walk around the port to visit. The Tower of Chains is much easier to access.

Thank mitch w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every tower has its own charm and peculiarities. I would choose this one for the views over the old port and the Atlantic Ocean.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Great photo opportunities from the top of this tower, with breathtaking views out to see and across La Rochelle. As per the other tower reviews, buy the 9EUR ticket to see all three, it is money well spent. Be careful with the steps in here,...More

Thank JPH1984
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Of all 3 towers, I would pick this one for its location (for picture taking) and for having more historical items of interest despite what some travel websites may indicate.

Thank Valere81
Reviewed August 4, 2017

This monument has a nicely signed and well-explained tour of the history of the area and this tower specifically. It would be nice if they had more objects inside of it, or even more information about the few objects they do have. The view of...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Kids & families will enjoy this more than couples I think. Theres a smal shop, an entry fee of 6 Euros (( I think if you want to do all 3 towers) & a guide book (in English for us - other languages are available)...More

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed May 14, 2017

Buy a ticket for €9.00 to have access to all three towers in the old port area - allow about 2-3 hours for the tour of the towers

Thank FreoOz
Reviewed December 15, 2016

Well kept historical site, good historical information, and great views. Staff was courteous and helpful with additional information of La Rochelle

Thank C V
Reviewed October 6, 2016

Standing guard on one side of the old port this is must-see destination if you have any interest in the local history. You shouln't be disappointed.

Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed August 31, 2016

The displays were interesting as was the climb up the tower. It was well worth the effort as the views all around town were excellent.

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