La Rochelle, a city in western France and a seaport on the Bay of Biscay, is the capital of the Charente-Maritime department. It is connected to the Île de Ré by a bridge.
La Rochelle - Île de Ré Airport is the biggest airport in the Poitou-Charentes region. The train station offers connections to Bordeaux, Nantes, Poitiers, Paris and several regional destinations.
Old Harbour, which is at the center of the city, is very picturesque and lined with seafood restaurants. From old harbor, you would find that La Rochelle is well-preserved.
Due to the influence of the Gulf Stream waters, La Rochelle is quite warm throughout the year.