The must-see sites to visit in Charentes
Discover the incredible history of La Rochelle from its iconic medieval towers with an exceptional panorama of the city and the islands of Aix, Oléron and Ré. Experience the fabulous adventure of the military arsenal of Rochefort and board the frigate Hermione, the largest replica of an old ship ever built in France. Embark aboard the Melusine, the Maline or the Trousse-chemise for a cruise to the islands and get close to the Fort Boyard. Be amazed by the 1,600 residents of one of Europe's most renowned zoos and by the aquatic ballet of sharks at one of Europe's largest aquariums. Go get your fill of laughter and relax in a tropical aqua-ludic center nestled in the heart of the cognac vineyards. Here are the seven essential sites, the seven "places to be" to discover absolutely in Charente and Charente-Maritime!