Historic and attractive, lively port of La Rochelle. Good quality shopping in the old, arcaded town. History mixes with modern-day yachting and boating activity. Port area has a wide range of tourist standard, but excellent, characterful restaurants. Cruising out to see and visit Fort Boyard – known globally for its adventure TV show. Also visit superb, new aquarium and maritime museum and Jacques Cousteau ship. Then via the Royan Ferry to Bordeaux., a very elegant French city based on the wine trade. Narrow streets of the old city. Museum of Acquitaine covers the Roman period. Top wine merchants’ premises in city centre. Good eating complements the world-class wine.
Duration 11’15”