L’Aquarium de La Rochelle

La Rochelle is a very famous holiday resort in the Charente Maritime.

The beaches and the history of this town at the Atlantic coast attract a lot of visitors and tourists. The Aquarium is definitely one of the main attractions of this town in the Charente-Maritime.

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Holidays in Charente Maritime: visit the Aquarium of La Rochelle

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L’The Aquarium is located in the center of the town, opposite the old harbor (le Vieux Port), and is one of the largest private aquarium in Europe, and one of the most visited in France, with more than 800,000 visitors per year. Its size and its rich biodiversity are impressive. During your visit, you will discover more than 12,000 marine animals, divided into large basins.

Where is the Aquarium of La Rochelle compared to the campsite ?

For more than two hours you can put yourself in to the heart of the ocean and enjoy the secrets of a magical journey. The audio tours make sure that everyone will understand the hidden secrets of the depths of the sea. Children can find their special way through fun routes.

The species to discover at the aquarium

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Underwater life will be almost no more secrets for you after visiting the Aquarium. The biodiversity of the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea and tropical seas, are collected in basins filled with three million liters of seawater. Some of the species that you will find here are starfish, jellyfish, anemones, bass, green turtles, sea turtles, orchids. Some species of exotic fish, such as octopus, turbot, piranha, sea horse … or even many species of sharks: blacktip, bull, hammerhead, gray reef, coral.

The Aquarium at La Rochelle is approximately one hour from Camping Le Nauzan Plage. Recommended is to visit La Rochelle for one day, with half day at the Aquarium and a half day at the town with its quaint port, its shops, restaurants, cafés and possibly the beaches.

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