Hotel François 1er : Our hotel near the sea in La Rochelle

La Rochelle, with its rich historical treasures, its gastronomy but also its coastline offers you its most beautiful beaches. To stroll, sunbathe or simply to spend a good time with your family, the beaches of La Rochelle are a must.

During your stay at the hotel***François 1er in La Rochelle old town, you will be perfectly placed to discover the mythical coastline of La Rochelle. To guide you during your stay, our hotel near the sea in La Rochelle offers you the opportunity to discover the most beautiful beaches of the coast.

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The beaches to visit during your stay in our charming hotel in La Rochelle

La Rochelle is a city where life is good. The beaches are an integral part of the beauty of this destination. But how can you imagine your stay without a beach day? To brighten up your stay in our charming hotel in La Rochelle, we list the most beautiful beaches to discover during your stay.

La Concurrence beach

An emblematic beach of La Rochelle but above all a favourite place of the people of La Rochelle, this beach is located near your charming hotel in La Rochelle. It is also the most urban beach. Close to the city centre and easily accessible, this beach is ideal for the whole family. All you have to do is take out your parasols and towels and enjoy this beach in La Rochelle.

The Minimes beach

For a stroll from the La Rochelle old town, you can reach the Minimes beach. Renowned for being one of the most beautiful beaches on the Rochelaise coast, it is ideal for families. For a superb picnic or a stroll along the water’s edge with a view of the lighthouse at the end of the world, you can relax while enjoying the superb sunsets.

The beach of Châtelaillon-Plage

Located a few kilometres by car from our hotel near the Vieux-Port, the beach of Châtelaillon-Plage and its 2.5 km of fine sand will amaze you. Perfect for children, they can have fun building their most beautiful sand castle. For even more fun, the beach club is at your disposal to allow your children to vary the activities.

The beach of Aytré

The beach of Aytré is a must-see beach in the region. With its 3.5 km of sand, this beach is ideal for all water sports. Kitesurfing, surfing or even kite flying, this beach is the ideal place for sportsmen in search of sensations.

The beach of Chef de Baie

Located a few kilometres from our charming hotel in La Rochelle, this beach is ideal for picnics. With a large green area and a breathtaking view of the Pertuis d’Antioche and the Minimes, this beach is ideal for a relaxing moment with a breathtaking view.

The beaches of Ile-de-Ré

With its 100km of coastline, the beaches of the Ile de Ré are among the most beautiful in Europe. Your hotel near the sea in La Rochelle recommends these fine sandy beaches for an ideal day of relaxation. To take advantage of this magnificent coastline, you can also opt to visit the Ile-de-Ré and its unique beaches by bike.

To do this, our charming hotel in La Rochelle offers you the possibility to rent your bikes directly at the hotel. The advantage of going to the Ile-de-Ré by bike? The bridge is free and the many cycle paths on the island allow you to ride along the coastline with the added bonus of an incredible view.

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The hotel*** François 1er welcomes you to our hotel in La Rochelle old town

Our charming hotel located in the historical centre welcomes you during your stay in La Rochelle. Our hotel is composed of 34 rooms where many artists and authors have found their inspiration.

In order to provide you with all possible comfort, the hotel François 1er has family rooms and rooms accessible to people with reduced mobility. It is also possible to reserve a parking space in our hotel with parking (private and secure) to facilitate your stay.

The entire team at the François 1er Hotel is at your disposal to answer any questions you may have and help you prepare for your stay in La Rochelle.