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With family or friends, on holiday or a weekend, the Charente-Maritime offers walkers to sites not to be missed !

La Rochelle Aquarium

In the center of town, opposite the Old Port, discover one of Europe's biggest private aquariums. During 2 hours, visit the heart of the oceans, the delights of more than 12,000 marine animals, and let yourself be surprised by the biodiversity of the Atlantic, the Mediterranean, and the Tropics. In 3 million liters of sea water, jellyfish fragile, the fascinating sharks, a unique journey for Dreaming Understanding and the Sea.

Most of the tour: the audioguide (adults, children) and his anecdotes and underwater life has no secrets! And for children in the exhibition, a journey to learn their height ... and old.

For more information: www.aquarium-larochelle.com

The Palmyre Zoo

The Palmyre Zoo is one of the most famous zoos in Europe. Over the aisles ombragéesserpentant across 18 acres of pine forest, observe 1,600 animals and 115 different species. Each year the park recorded 250 births. This success is due to the attention paid to the welfare of animals.

For more information: www.zoo-palmyre.fr

 

The Chantier de l'Hermione

At the heart of the Arsenal of Rochefort, close to the Corderie Royale, L'Hermione, three masts of the 18th century, more than 65m long, is the largest replica of a traditional ship ever rebuilt in France. Discover the work of artisans, the laying of the mature (47m high!), Very spectacular. A fascinating show for young and old!

For more information: www.hermione.com

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