Discover Rochelle, ancient city, prefecture of the Charente-Maritime
Prefecture of the department of Charente-Maritime in the Poitou-Charentes, La Rochelle is the most populous city of the department before Saintes and Rochefort.
On the mainland, it faces the islands of Ré, Oléron and Aix, which seems to protect it from storms.
Since the twelfth century, La Rochelle remains a first-class port complex has 3 different ports: boating, fishing and trade, which earned him the nickname "Ocean Gate".
Ancient city, you can admire including Tours of the Old Port, the Tour de la Chaine, or the house of Henri II.
More information on the official website of the city of La Rochelle.