During your stay in Châtelaillon-Plage, make the most of your holiday to explore a stunning port city with incredible history and heritage close to the campsite.
La Rochelle, a unique medieval city
A walk around La Rochelle's streets will soon show you how history affected the former stronghold's buildings. La Rochelle's three towers, Tour Saint-Nicolas, Tour de la Lanterne and Tour de la Chaîne, are just waiting for you to come to visit, gaze and photograph them as they deserve. Be sure to visit La Rochelle's famous aquarium for an adventure under the sea. Stroll along the cobbled streets and soak up the unique atmosphere of the city's different neighbourhoods under the Charente sun.
La Rochelle's neighbourhoods near Châtelaillon-Plage
The Saint Nicolas neighbourhood is popular for its microcosm vibes and artistic area where art galleries and bookshops lie alongside craftsmen and traders. The market area is ideal for picking up fresh local produce in the morning. You'll love the explosion of colours and aromas as you wander from stall to stall. The Saint-Jean du Pérot neighbourhood is packed with all kinds of restaurants that everyone will love. Les Francofolies Festival is hosted in this exact neighbourhood at the foot of La Rochelle's towers. Don't miss out on a magical walk along the Old Port or a chance to unwind and take a dip at Les Minimes beach.
Activities and outings in La Rochelle
The Charente-Maritime prefecture isn't just about famous medieval towers, its old town, Saint-Louis Cathedral or large aquarium. There's so much more to explore on a day trip to La Rochelle: water sports, horse riding, casino trip, escape game, bike ride and La Rochelle's museums: Maritime Museum, the Natural History Museum, Automata Museum, La Rochelle Bunker and New World Museum.
As you can see, La Rochelle is just a 20 minute drive away Châtelaillon-Plage making it one of your must-visit destinations in the Charente-Maritime during your camping trip!