Aquarium La Rochelle

La Rochelle
Poitou Charentes
Zoos and Aquaria

Learn about the fascinating underwater world at this excellent state-of-the-art aquarium which is well laid out and has beautiful fish from all over the world. You'll need to allow at least 2 hours to make the most of your visit - there's something to appeal to everyone.

Places to visit nearby

La Rochelle in Poitou-Charentes is a city by the sea known for its history in trade and fishing and is joined to the charming Île de Ré by a road bridge.

Niort in Poitou-Charentes is an important modern finance centre with a rich historical past as a trading port and the second largest donjon (keep) in France.

Saintes in Poitou-Charentes is the second largest city in Charente-Maritime and has an historical heritage dating back to Gallo-Roman times with some excellent ruins of Roman baths and an amphitheatre.

Nearby attractions

At this maritime museum you can explore the meteorological vessel France I from the engine room to the bridge. Climb aboard the fishing trawler Angoumois to imagine life on board during its 12-day voyages from La Rochelle and...

Take a boat trip from the harbour in La Rochelle towards Fort Boyard (an ancient stone fortress made famous by a tv series), or out to the tiny Île d'Aix.

The house has been preserved in the same state as it was at the time the so-called "Tiger" died.