Old town of La Rochelle

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The buildings around the Town Hall, Rue des Merciers and Rue du Palais were built with two exits; one along the main street, and a second along a parallel thoroughfare. The oldest (15C) are half-timbered and covered with slate tiles to protect them from the rain and sea spray. With their worn paving stones, secret passageways that are sometimes arched, and sombre "porches" used by pedestrians, the old streets here are teeming with atmosphere.

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rue de la Ferté, 17000 La Rochelle

Nearby tourist attractions

La Rochelle Town Hall
La Rochelle Town Hall
The town hall was badly damaged by the
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Rue des Merciers
Rue des Merciers
This very busy street is one of the most
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Protestant Temple of La Rochelle
Protestant Temple of La Rochelle
A former Récollets church, built in 1691
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Cloister of the White Ladies
Cloister of the White Ladies
Like the Temple, the Cloitre des Dames
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La Rochelle Protestant Museum
La Rochelle Protestant Museum
Protestantism is an important part of
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Church of St Sauveur
Church of St Sauveur
This Classical church was built in the
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La Rochelle Town Hall
La Rochelle Town Hall
The town hall was badly damaged by the
0:30
Rue des Merciers
Rue des Merciers
This very busy street is one of the most
0:15
Protestant Temple of La Rochelle
Protestant Temple of La Rochelle
A former Récollets church, built in 1691
0:15
See all