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Holiday accommodation in Le Gabut district in La Rochelle

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With 2,400 hours of sunshine per year – almost as much as on the Côte d'Azur – it is no wonder that La Rochelle is a major tourist attraction and the third most visited city in France. A city where it is really good to live when we know that thanks to its sea winds, it is a place in France where the air quality is excellent 296 days a year!

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Holiday rentals Le Gabut, La Rochelle

Discover our rental offers in the district of Gabut in La Rochelle. My home in also offers short stay rentals in the Old Port and Minimes. Check out our offers.

Rent a holiday rental accommodation in the Gabut district of La Rochelle

With 160 kilometres of bike paths and city bikes, it’s really easy to travel the city at its own pace before returning to its base. What if yours was just in the district of the Wooden City and the Port of Gabut? Guided tour. It is its low wooden houses, former boat repair shops, that gave this neighborhood the nickname «Wooden City». Stretching west of the Great Basin, it was completely refurbished following a fire and now has a media library, a university and several museums. But above all, in addition to some recent buildings with wooden facades that are worth a look, this area offers a walk along the sea to the port of Les Minimes, absolutely essential by the Tamaris driveway. In addition, do not miss the Gabut Lift Bridge, which is located at the entrance of the former Trawler Basin. It also allows you to reach the Wooden City from the city center without making a big detour. Clever! And above all, this bridge alone is worth the detour. Swivelling like a drawbridge, on a transverse axis, the Gabut bridge was originally built for the port of Marseille in 1927. Transported to La Rochelle by sea in 1936, before being reassembled, this mobile metal structure, once lifted, allows to free a passage of 16.50 meters.

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