La Rochelle Free Walking Tour

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on May 20, 2020

Walkie Talkie Free Tours offer the most exciting insightful tours in France. Our aim is to bring local knowledge and insights to you, the traveller. Our free walking tours discover the local hidden gems as well as local famous landmarks. Our tour guide will be sure to bring the city to life whether that’s is Bordeaux, Marseille or the city of lights, Paris.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Discover La Rochelle's rich history and cultural heritage with our 2-hour walking tour! Explore the charming streets and alleyways of the city's old town, starting at the beautiful Vieux Port (Old Port) and admiring the boats and ocean views.

From there, you'll visit some of La Rochelle's most famous landmarks and monuments, including the Tour de la Chaîne, a symbol of the city's maritime heritage, and the Tour de St. Nicolas, one of the city's defensive towers. Walk through the historic Le Mail market and admire the Cours des Dames and Statue of Duperré.

Learn about La Rochelle's religious history at the Protestant Temple and see another defensive tower, the Tour de la Lanterne. Explore Porte des 2 Moulins and the ramparts that once protected the city, and take in a panoramic view of the city from the Lookout at Fort Des Dames.

Finally, end the tour at the Big Clock Tower and St. Louis Cathedral, admiring the stunning architecture and learning about La Rochelle's religious history. 

Our tour covers 3 kilometers of ground and is the perfect way to see the best of La Rochelle's history and culture in just 2 hours. Join us now and experience the city like never before!

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Vieux-Port, 17000 La Rochelle, France
    Vieux-Port, 17000 La Rochelle, France
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    Our guide will have a red umbrella

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Tour de la Chaîne

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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