Discover Île de Ré: Get around this dreamy French island on a bike
Across the water is the city of La Rochelle and the two are linked by the 1.5-mile Île de Ré toll bridge. As recently as 1987, access to the island was only possible through the use of roll-on roll-off ferries. During summer, the waiting time to cross ...
France road trip: La Rochelle, Cognac and the Atlantic coast islands
La Rochelle is a lively, sparkling seaside town with a great reputation for seafood, three urban beaches and the best vieux port on the French Atlantic. Spend a day strolling under the arcades of the rue du Palais, exploring the maritime museum, and ...
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Chris Masters visits Puy du Fou, one of France's top family destinations
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PUY du Fou is like being on a film set. History lessons were never this much fun. The second most-popular theme park in France - after Disneyland Paris - has no rides. Its central theme is history. Oh, and everything is in French. But wait, come back ...
Puy du Fou theme park is 40 years old – and it's all one big, fun history lesson
My family – including my wife and three kids under eight – recently spent a day and half there on the way back from a holiday near La Rochelle on the west coast, and we loved it. Since returning home ... The award-winning Le Dernier Panache (The Last ...
Discover France at its finest: on the road to La Rochelle
There's nothing quite like a family road trip, and one of the best ways to see France at its finest is behind the wheel. What is surprising is how much of the country's most traditional attractions — gourmet food, the world's best wine, astonishing ...
From its iconic towers to its world-class food market: Six things you must do in La Rochelle
Is La Rochelle France's greenest city? In 2015 they tested a driver-less electric bus. Guided by sensors, it jinked around the harbourside, niftily avoiding obstacles and people. France's first pedestrianised streets were here, along with the original ...
S'pore darts veteran Paul Lim back to winning ways
This week, veteran player Paul added yet another achievement to his long and illustrious professional career when he won Stage 2 of the Soft Darts World Championship — The World in La Rochelle, France. The 63-year-old emerged champion from a field of ...
Settle for Nothing Less than a Life of Luxury, with ChicVillas!
By listening to your exact needs, we are able to personally advise you on your choice of holiday properties in France and Spain. Since 2008, our selection of properties for rent has ... in this seaside resort, there is a casino which overlooks the sea ...
Change transport culture to protect vulnerable commuters
Sir, – I am in La Rochelle in France on holiday. It has a pro-cycling culture and cyclists feel safe. Cyclist ... Irish policymakers should travel to places like La Rochelle to review their transport user model. They will quickly recognise that our ...
Travel: Ile de Re, France
The Île de Ré is a wildly fashionable island just off the coast of La Rochelle. So fashionable that more than half of the properties are holiday homes owned by wealthy French families, with some British and other nationalities. It is also home to a ...