Aquarium La Rochelle

La Rochelle
Poitou Charentes
Attractions and places of interest
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.

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.

This impressive château has some interesting architectural features and some rare collections of weapons, keys, paintings and woodwork from the Château de Chambord. The residence is fully furnished with 17th & 18th century...

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.