Issues to Do in La Rochelle, France (Podcast)

Things to Do in La Rochelle, France (Podcast)

Hear about journey to La Rochelle, France because the Newbie Traveler talks to Jacob Kell from about this stunning medieval metropolis. What issues are there to do in La Rochelle.

Jacob studied in La Rochelle on the College of La Rochelle to be taught French for a semester. It was there he realized the tradition as effectively. It nonetheless as we speak is one in every of his favourite cities. La Rochelle is a seaport on the Bay of Biscay on the Atlantic Coast of France. Jacob says, “I wish to advocate La Rochelle to first-time guests to France. I believe it’s the good metropolis to supply and genuine cultural expertise with out a number of the struggles we’d discover elsewhere in France.”

In keeping with Jacob, La Rochelle is a superb vacation spot to mix with different close by locations like Bordeaux and the quaint village of Saint-Émilion.

Jacob begins us within the outdated port which is the center of La Rochelle. There are quite a lot of eating places the place you may sit and other people watch. Town nonetheless has 3 of its medieval towers that are iconic of town: The Saint Nicolas Tower, The Chain Tower, and The Lantern Tower.

You must try Rue St Jean du Pérot which is a eating and buying avenue. Jacob encourages you to order the native oysters or mussels. You also needs to attempt Pineau des Charentes which is an area fortified wine. 

There are a number of museums which Jacob recommends: the New World Museum  (Musee du Nouveau-Monde), the superb artwork museum (Musee des Beaux-Arts) and Le Bunker de La Rochelle (WWII museum).

We discuss facet journeys to Cognac and the Dordogne in addition to a journeys to Île de Ré (the island of the coast of La Rochelle), a go to to Rochefort the place you may see a duplicate of the ship that introduced Marquis de Lafayette to America,  and an extended journey all the way down to the seaside metropolis of Biarritz.

Give this episode a hear after which pack your baggage for this stunning French metropolis.

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Present Notes
The Three Musketeers
La Rochelle
Journey to Bordeaux, France – Newbie Traveler Episode 536
Les 4 Sergents Restaurant
La Fleur de Sel
Pineau des Charentes
Barriere On line casino
Le Bunker de La Rochelle
Submarine pen
New World Museum (Musee du Nouveau-Monde)
Musee des Beaux-Arts
La Cave de la Guignette (scholar dive bar)
Ragazzi da Pepponne
Île de Ré
Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
French frigate Hermione
Journey to the Dordogne Area of France – Episode 522
Basque Spain – Episode 611
Cognac, France
Stepping Inside La Rochelle


on Kansas Street Journey – Episode 675 we obtained this suggestions:

Hey Chris,

It’s my flip for Seattle.  Leaving on Thursday.  Seems to be like rain!

I loved listening to the newest podcast on Kansas (#675).  You lined quite a bit.  I spent a number of weekends there this spring.

I do know you may’t point out the whole lot however thought I’d add a pair issues.

Talking of facilities, the Geographic Heart of the 48 states is in Lebanon.  South of there on PRIVATE property is the Geodetic Heart of North America.

You point out path ruts.  Fort Larned has a indifferent a part of the par which as Santa Fe path ruts.  There’s additionally ruts and museum at Alcove Springs and Marysville space.  Additionally, need to point out Fort Riley.  Nonetheless an lively navy base which home the US Cavalry Musuem.  The unique stables are nonetheless there.  Custer’s Home on the bottom can also be a historic web site.

One NPS web site not talked about is Nicodemus NHS, north of Hays.  The one remaining western city established by African People through the Reconstruction Interval.

Lastly wished to say Emporia State College which has the Nationwide Memorial to Fallen Educators devoted to lecturers who’ve misplaced their lives whereas educating.  It features a one room schoolhouse.

Journey secure,

Jeff Ohlfs


Hello Chris!
Simply wished to achieve out and say thanks for the podcast on Kansas. I’m truly from Missouri, so I suppose I actually ought to have said- “you have to be reaching the underside of the barrel when you’re overlaying Kansas” (just a bit MO-Kan humor there, LOL). Anyway, I do admire that you just’re overlaying one in every of our space fly-over states. So, thanks!

I ought to embrace a pair notes though- it is best to point out that the Truman Library is quickly closed for main renovations. I imagine they stated it will be closed for a yr. Fort Rock Badlands is a extremely neat place however it’s on open, however personal, land and if even barely damp would require 4 wheel drive. Additionally, there are beautiful fields of sunflowers within the state this time of yr (though barely tempered this yr attributable to heavy rains). There are different issues to see and do after all, however for the sake of brevity I’ll shut for now.

Thanks for doing what you do and joyful travels!


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