Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of La Rochelle

Enjoy the history and other features of La Rochelle. This walkable city is known for its aquarium, local tours and cafés. Local cultural sights include Musee du Nouveau Monde and Musee des Beaux-Arts. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around La Rochelle

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Travelers enjoy fun activities like boating and biking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes La Rochelle a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • La Pree Golf (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Golf Club d'Oleron (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in La Rochelle

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, La Rochelle is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Charruyer Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Concurrence Beach (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Minimes Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Ile de Re (13 mi / 20.8 km)
  • La Bree-les-Bains Beach (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • La Couarde Beach (13.7 mi / 22 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around La Rochelle

Fly into La Rochelle (LRH-La Rochelle - Ile de Re), the closest airport, located 2.3 mi (3.8 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, La Rochelle Station, La Rochelle Porte Dauphine Station and La Rochelle Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around La Rochelle?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,405 house rentals around La Rochelle. From 125 Villas to 64 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around La Rochelle is on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to La Rochelle?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in La Rochelle:

  • La Rochelle City Centre: 714 vacation rentals
  • Quartier de l'Hippodrôme: 121 vacation rentals
  • Quartier d'Orbigny: 55 vacation rentals
  • Quartier du Stade: 83 vacation rentals
  • Quartier du Casino: 125 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to La Rochelle?

Vrbo offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in La Rochelle. From Vrbo travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Minimes Beach: 4,315 home rentals
  • Porte de la Grosse Horloge: 4,264 home rentals
  • La Rochelle Station: 4,191 home rentals
  • L'Espace Encan de La Rochelle: 4,204 home rentals
  • Charruyer Park: 4,278 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around La Rochelle listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in La Rochelle?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 125 Villas in La Rochelle. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in La Rochelle include:

  • Cottages: 64 lodging choices
  • Houses: 1,120 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 851 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Chalets and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in La Rochelle?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 633 vacation homes with pool available in La Rochelle.

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