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Skip the Line Ticket: La Rochelle Towers

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    Visit: Towers of La Rochelle, Vieux Port Vieux Port, Quai Duperre, 17000, La Rochelle France

    Looking out to the Atlantic, the Tour Saint-Nicolas (14th century), the Tour de la Chaîne (14th century) and the Tour de la Lanterne

    (12th and15th century) are the remains of a great fortification building campaign undertaken in the City of La Rochelle from 1199.

    The “Tour Saint Nicolas” and “Tour de la Chaine” form the majestic gateway to the Old Port and for ten centuries formed the key defensive bastions to the city. As true palatial constructions and city castles, they are the symbol of a city with a very rich hand proud seafaring and trading heritage.

    The Tour de la Lanterne, the oldest lighthouse on the Atlantic coast and then a navy prison, contains over 600 examples of

    graffiti carved into the walls by prisoners in over 3 centuries.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    La Rochelle Towers
    Duration
    1h
    Inclusions
    • Entry/Admission - Towers of La Rochelle
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Entrance is free for anyone under the age of 18 years old. Citizens from the European Union can visit for free if they are aged between 18 and 25 years old (an ID is necessary).
    • Please note that Saint-Nicolas Tower will be closed due to renovation works from March 4 for a period of 1 month. During that time, the Chaine and Lanterne Towers will be open to the public as usual.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Please note that travelers will not receive any refund regardless of cancellation status, even if the monument is closed on your visit date, you can use this ticket any other open day.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Bought tickets in advance, worth it for the queue skipping. Great views from the top. The only issue was the tight staircases and having to give way to people. Otherwise, well worth a visit.
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    We bought our tickets via trip advisor. But I still had to queue for approx 20 mins despite the tickets being sold as skip the line tickets.
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    the staff at the towers were very helpful, and could speak excellent English, the towers are a worthwhile visit
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