Do you need ideas to occupy your days during your stay in our hotel*** François 1er La Rochelle ? You will find on tLa Rochelle is a city surrounded by several ports, which offers many possibilities of discovery. Tourism is very present here, and you can visit the various monuments of the city and discover its culinary specialities without difficulty. During your stay at the hotel*** François 1er in La Rochelle old town, you will be in the best position to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of La Rochelle. La Rochelle is a city that attracts the attention of tourists, who come to discover its cultural heritage, but also its gastronomic heritage.

Gastronomy, an art to be shared

La Rochelle is a city where products are eaten: we are not talking about simple food, but an art of living. The greatest chefs do not hesitate to come and soak up the taste of the land: in La Rochelle, flavours are all the more tasty because they are cooked with passion.

When visiting La Rochelle you can discover the local gastronomy. It is one of the specialities of La Rochelle, in the restaurants of the city, you can discover delicious dishes: fish, shellfish or even meat. The gastronomy of La Rochelle is very marked by the taste of the region and the local products. This gastronomy can be enjoyed in the city’s starred restaurants, but also in more traditional restaurants.

You will be able to taste great culinary specialities in one of the many restaurants of La Rochelle. The concierge service of our charming hotel in La Rochelle will take care of booking your table.

During your stay at the hotel*** François 1er in La Rochelle old town, you can take the time to discover the regional specialities, taste the local flavours or visit the La Rochelle market. Our hotel in the city centre of La Rochelle is located just a few blocks from the La Rochelle market.

Gastronomie à La Rochelle

Where to taste the best products of La Rochelle ?

Going to the market in La Rochelle

The hotel François 1er La Rochelle centre tells you more about the history of the market. The market was built between 1834 and 1836 on the site of the Grande Boucherie, the city’s first meat market. The charm of this market, under the 19th century Halles, is also due to the numerous cafés and bistros that surround it. You can enjoy the friendly atmosphere of the market in the early morning or even at aperitif time.

The La Rochelle market is a must for discovering the specialities of La Rochelle. You can find local products. It is the ideal place to taste a variety of seafood products. You can even taste your product directly on the spot: order a plate of oysters, some shrimps, cold cuts or cheese. The La Rochelle market is the ideal place to taste the best local products!

Don’t miss this charming old-fashioned place, located in the city centre, near the François 1er La Rochelle hotel. The La Rochelle market is held every day from 8.30am to 1pm on weekdays and from 8.30am to 1.30pm on Saturdays.

Se rendre au marché de La Rochelle

Exceptional tables

It would take a long time to list all the restaurants that deserve your attention during your gastronomic stay in La Rochelle. The maritime city is full of good restaurants. Moreover, 28 of them are listed in Gault & Millau.

Where to stay in La Rochelle during your stay ?

Our hotel La Rochelle old town welcomes you during your stay in La Rochelle. Our charming hotel with its listed façade and inner courtyard will seduce you. In the heart of the historic centre and a few steps from the Vieux Port, you will be ideally located to discover La Rochelle and its lively lifestyle.

Our hotel in La Rochelle is composed of 34 rooms where many artists, authors and musicians have found their inspiration. All rooms have a different style. Of course, the hotel*** François 1er has family rooms and rooms accessible to disabled people.

You can reserve your parking space in our hotel with private and secure parking to facilitate your arrival. We propose the reservation of our parking spaces at the rate of 15€ per day and 20€ per day in July and August. We are at your disposal if you have any further questions to prepare your stay.