La Rochelle Nightlife

  • Military drummers
    Military drummers
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  • LA Coursive theater
    LA Coursive theater
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    main lobby to courtyard of theater
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Best Rated Nightlife in La Rochelle

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    La Rochelle streets: Nightwalk through the city

    by Norali Updated Oct 1, 2003

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    Believe it or not, walking through La Rochelle is entertaining, especially in the Vieux Port area. People in the streets just walk through the city or ride bikes. Just enjoy to be in this safe, pedestrian city.

    The city is so elegant, safe and charming that you wouldn't mind walking in it, playing with your own shadow. Plus, I saw some pubs and clubs as well...

    A warning though: pay attention not to fall into the water at Vieux port... It happens so many times that people, drivers fall in the water in this area.

    Dress Code: La Rochelle is a posh city... It uses to welcome tourists however. Tourists I saw there were like locals... Not the lobster tanned guys with only their shorts as pieces of cloth. No, La Rochelle is not about that.

    Nightwalking thru the city is a cheap nightlife
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    All over the Harbour area: Street entertainment

    by Suet Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    There are numerous street entertainers all around. Some are singers, ceremonial drummers, story tellers, brass bands, small bands, acrobats, in line roller skaters, you name it, they have it. The best nightlife of all is just wandering around seeing what everyone else is doing. They also have small market stalls selling various souvenirs and fancy goods, jewellery etc.

    Military drummers The band! Another band Man playing air guitar to dog
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    Go for drinking and smoking !

    by Bixente Written Nov 12, 2002

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    If you wanna go on La Rochelle by night and find a place to dance, try to find le Mayflower. Sorry i don't remember the address.
    There are another place to drink and dance, so you just have to walk near the port and you will find your place !

    A lot of smoke

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  • The General Humbert's: Great Irish Pub

    by damienbradley Written Jul 10, 2007

    A great night's drinking at the heart of the city, The General Humbert’s is well worth a look. The atmosphere is lively and convivial with very relaxed and friendly patrons populating the establishment and excellent service provided behind the bar.
    Situated near the Old harbour and around the corner from the Aquarium, The General Humbert’s is probably the most popular pub in town and the ideal place to have pint while watching a great match. A place you don't want to miss when in La Rochelle!

    Dress Code: No caps, no hats of any kind.

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    Cuba Tropicana: Cuba in La Rochelle

    by gwened Written Dec 29, 2014

    This is a nice place to unwind and it is authentic as can be handle by owner and Cuban born Rey Martinez/
    You have a dancing bar scene, cuban restaurant, danse lessons, themes nights, and salon rental. All you can eat, drink, and dance for 11€

    You have all the classics like mojito, pina colada, daiquiri, cuba libre, etc. and foods such as ropa vieja, chicken in coconut sauce, pork ribs, congris rice, sweet plantains frier,etc. On the dance scene you have salsa, bachata, kizomba, reggaeton, and afro cuban dances. the themes can change but when i was there is monday salsa, tuesday bachata, wednesday rock 80's, thursday salsa, friday kizomba zouk afro, saturday multi dances, and Sundays variables .nice

    Only 5 minutes from city center by car. link change to
    http://s519796516.onlinehome.fr/cubatropicana.html

    Dress Code: nice dresses, evenings tops, its a nightclub style place

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    Cinema CGR Dragon: movies anyone at night its best

    by gwened Updated Dec 30, 2014

    This could be in daytime but nightime is better for me to see the movies. It is right in city center just to the right of vieux port looking to sea. not stop at resto next door but the movie is richly decorated.

    there is a modern one same brand CGR by minimes with 12 rooms, and right around the university town with direct public transport to city center vieux port. The one in city center has 6 rooms or showings, and it was the one we went. See photos

    Fun for the whole family;and we saw here EXODUS in 3D!!!

    Dress Code: come as you are clean

    cinema CGR Dragon cinema CGR at Minimes to left ,University square with plenty of bus service to vieux port
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    Théatre La Coursive: theater music dance arts

    by gwened Written Dec 29, 2014

    A wonderful theater in an old convent of carmélites who were there since 1293, the first monastery was demolished in 1556, and a new one built in 1676 ( of which remains the shell facade) . After the French revolution the building served as a custom office, fish market, sport hall, house of culture until now the theater, national scènes.

    You can book events 15 days before the opening. or one month if a member. for reservation open 7/7 at the theater office Tuesdays to Fridays from 13h -20h / saturday and sunday from 14h -20h /Mondays from 14h- 20h / You can reserve by telephone at +33 (0) 5.46.51.54.02/03.Mondays to Sundays from 14h to 18h / 7/ 7. Tickets are 24 to 33 euros.

    You can see events here on music, theater, dance, cinema, and floor arts.

    Dress Code: very nice for evening events, tops.

    LA Coursive theater main lobby to courtyard of theater the table of events to come
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    Outdoor Entertainment

    by Toyin Written Nov 28, 2004

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    This was july 14 french national day celebration. There were lots of trational french performances on the streets and just everywhere in the evenings.

    Dress Code: Come as you are, an interesting place to be.

    Outdoor entertainment
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