Head for the French South West, and more specifically Charente Maritime where La Rochelle is located, a historic seaside town bordered by the Atlantic Ocean. This ancient town is ready to welcome you for a peaceful stay full of discoveries. With 2,250 hours of sunlight per year and average temperatures of 24°C in summer, La Rochelle is the perfect place to enjoy tasting samphire and charentaise galettes.
History and culture buffs will also have fun during their stay at your holiday rental in La Rochelle, as there’s no shortage of monuments, historic sites and museums in the White City. And for visitors in search of adventure, La Rochelle also offers 160km of cycling trails, magnificent beaches, trips out to sea to visit islands, including the Ile de Re, 25km away.
Not only is there a rich historic heritage to discover in La Rochelle, but also a variety of activities to enjoy around your holiday accommodation in Lagord. Feast your eyes on the town’s picturesque architecture, with its paved streets, authentic market and the Vieux Port, where you can enjoy sipping on a glass of pineau des Charentes. You can also admire the Saint Nicholas tower and the tower de la Chaine, guardians of the port, dating back to Medieval times. And for those who like having their head in the clouds, a ride on the big wheel will allow you to admire the town from a height!
In La Rochelle, there is also a wide range of museums to visit: The Maritime Museum, the Museum of the Beaux Arts, but also the largest aquarium in Europe to quench your thirst for culture. If you prefer staying active on holiday, then head for the beaches of Concurrence, l’Houmeau or Aytre for a dip or to try out some kitesurfing. Take some time to venture out to sea, the wind in your hair, in search of the Ile de Re and the Ile d’Aix.
If you’re looking for a holiday rental in La Rochelle with a pool, Vacanceole is ready to welcome you to the residence Le Domaine du Chateau*** in Lagord, less than 15 minutes from the Vieux Port and its beaches. You’ll be treated like royalty in the 3-star residence where you can enjoy a luxury stay in one of the studios and apartments for 2 to 6 people. This rental is fully equipped and includes a balcony or patio.
Your holiday rental in Lagord promises a stay with the greatest of care thanks to the heated pool for sunbathing, the wellbeing area with a steam room and sauna for unwinding after a busy day of sightseeing; as well as the fitness area for staying in shape. If the little ones have come along for the trip, the residence offers a kids’ club for you to enjoy. Relax in peace on the deckchairs!
To top it all off, your holiday accommodation with kids’ club in La Rochelle also offer you the chance to enjoy eco-friendly holidays, as over the years the Group has been working to take steps in support of sustainable tourism. Local produce, low energy bulbs, water saving equipment, recycling... Respecting the environment is at the heart of what we do and everything is in place to offer you beautiful eco-friendly holidays at your holiday rental in La Rochelle!
Did you know that the Aquarium de La Rochelle is one of the largest private aquariums in Europe? During 2 hours, visit the heart of the Ocean while admiring nearly 12 000 marine animals including sharks !
Take the bikes and go for a day trip to visit the villages of Île de Ré. Each village has its own charm and landscape. Don't forget to stop at one of the oyster huts to taste oysters or seafood.
Go to Coulon. Embark for a few hours aboard a boat and discover the Marais Poitevin also called the Green Venice.