International Bioacoustics Congress 2011 | Travel
An Atlantic Ocean beauty - La Rochelle is the epitome of a maritime city, endowed with a prestigious heritage that it has been able to preserve and develop over the years. The city centre surrounding the Old Harbour offers numerous parks as well as seafront trails, beaches, white cliffs - widely varied assets that contribute to the exceptional environmental quality of La Rochelle. This seductive city offers, amongst others, seafront leisure activities, regattas between the islands of Ré and Oléron, and numerous museums including the Aquarium. Throughout the year the city is host to a number of important cultural and sports events - La Rochelle enjoys welcoming visitors.

How to reach a Rochelle

By road
From Paris: Use A10 motorway towards Bordeaux/Niort/La Rochelle, get off at junction 33 towards Niort/ La Rochelle and follow N248 to La Rochelle.
From Bordeaux: Use A10 motorway towards Paris, and then near Saintes follow A837 motorway to La Rochelle.

By train
TGV high-speed train station is located in the city centre, at 15-min walk from the Aquarium. Direct TGV to La Rochelle from Paris Montparnasse (3h).
Booking for TGV can be found

By plane

Regular flights to La Rochelle Airport. Direct flights can be found from Paris, Lyon, London...