Museums and tourist attractions

Whether you are in a distinctive hotel from the 18th century, on a boat, in one of the biggest private aquariums in Europe, in scenery recreated to size, in real bustling wineries or castles; La Rochelle’s museums and tourist attractions in the heart of La Rochelle and the surrounding area take you on incredible journeys to the heart of science, art, history and nature... Now boarding!

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CHÂTEAU DE CRAZANNES
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Officially ranked as a historical monument, the Crazannes or "Puss in Boots" castle presents a remarkable, wholly sculpted facade. Inside, you will find varied furniture, woodwork, chimneys and a distinctly original sculpted ceiling. In the park, the donjon, moats, chapel and dovecote all recall the presence of an old medieval...

PALEOSITE
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10 minutes from Saintes, the Paléosite invites you to embark on a journey back to prehistoric times: life-size exhibition, shows on giant screens, 3D shows, facial morphing, full-body scan, etc. Outdoors, you’ll discover the Neanderthal and Homo sapiens villages, a mammoth cemetery, models and life-size animals. Prehistoric...

ÉCOMUSÉE DU COGNAC
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1989 ... 2019 the Cognac Ecomuseum celebrates its 30th anniversary ... The Bel Age! June 29th and 30th, 2019: open doors, free admission, lots of entertainment Home on the family vineyard of XIX century. To see more than 800m ² of exhibitions : winegrower museum, audiovisual show (3 screenings a day in July / August), perfume...

LES VIGNERONS DE L'ILE DE RE
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Sheltered by the Gulf Stream and rocked by the mild Atlantic climate, the vineyards of the island slowly mature in the Charentais sun. Created by a character soil and a several hundred years old expertise, the vine products are awaiting you at the wine cellar of the Coopérative des Vignerons at Bois-Plage. You’ll be...

COGNAC PINEAU BOSSUET
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"Independent wine maker. Pineau - Cognac - Liqueurs. This typical Charente residence dating back to 1600 lies in the heart of the vineyards that make cognac famous. Enjoy a guided tour of the distillery and cellar with the wine maker. Free tastings on site. 69 medals in 40 years. Open to individuals in groups. Motorhome parking...

CITE DE L'HUITRE
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Situated on the Cayenne canal between the marshes and oyster farmer cabins, the oyster centre welcomes you to discover the world of oyster farming. Learn about the profession, the natural site, and a remarkable natural environment: 2 discovery sites, activities, exhibitions, games, cycling, traditional local cabin fishing,...

MAISON DE LA MEUNERIE
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In Nieul-sur-l’Autise, Petite Cité de caractère, a few steps away from the royal abbey, discover the authentic and bucolic miller’s house. The place offers you a virtual meeting with the baker, the washerwomen, the miller, his daughter and his cat. A modern and surprising museography reveals all the secrets of the Maison...

MAISON DU MARAIS POITEVIN
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An eco-museum in Coulon, near Niort. Discover how the Marais Poitevin marshlands were landscaped and learn about the traditions, wildlife and current challenges of preserving this unique environment. Year round visits for tourists and school groups.

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