La Rochelle, the European capital of sailing and the sea, is offering you this year the 50th edition of its international event, the Grand Pavois.

From 27 September to 2 October 2022, you will probably be looking for accommodation to stay near the Grand Pavois show. François*** 1er, hotel in La Rochelle centre is available to welcome you during your stay.

Where to stay during the Grand Pavois 2022 ?

The François 1er Hotel, located in the historic centre of La Rochelle, not far from the sea and the events, offers you the possibility to experience the Grand Pavois boat show in complete tranquillity.

In the heart of the city, just a few minutes walk from the beaches, ports, shops and restaurants, we offer 34 contemporary-style rooms (including 2 suites and 2 family rooms). All our rooms have their own unique style, atmosphere and warm ambience.

What facilities are available in the rooms of the Hotel François*** 1er?

All the rooms of our charming hotel in La Rochelle are equipped with:

  • A television with TNT, Canal+, Canal Sat and all sports channels ;
  • A bathroom with hair dryer;
  • Free wireless internet access;
  • A kettle to heat your tea or coffee;
  • A safe to store your valuables.

The François 1er Hotel offers you the comfort of a 3-star accommodation in La Rochelle, a privileged address for your stay at the Grand Pavois 2022.

The services of the hotel*** François 1er

Our hotel in La Rochelle offers several services to guarantee your satisfaction. Whether you are a family, a couple, friends or alone, we try to meet your needs to ensure that you have a pleasant stay.

Activities to entertain you

Take advantage of a listening room to discover new musical styles or listen to your favourite artists. You can also keep yourself busy in our reading room dedicated to classical and urban arts and travel.

A bar to relax in

Our live bar is open 24 hours a day to welcome you after a long day at Grand Pavois 2022. You can enjoy a selection of wines, cocktails and soft drinks.

Your safety is our priority

For parking in the city centre of La Rochelle, the hotel*** François 1er provides a secure private car park. This is reserved for hotel guests upon reservation.

The car park, like each of our rooms, is accessible to people with reduced mobility.

Quality products

Your breakfast is made up of local products, served as a buffet between 5:30 and 10:30. We also offer meal trays with a starter, main course and dessert.

Bikes to discover La Rochelle

Hire bikes from our hotel in La Rochelle to explore the city on its many cycle paths. You can get to the Grand Pavois 2022 international boat show in 10 minutes. Don’t hesitate to let us know if you want to rent bikes.

Discover all our services, detailed on our dedicated page.

The Grand Pavois 2022 in La Rochelle

The 50th edition of the Grand Pavois 2022 will take place from 27 September to 2 October 2022 in La Rochelle.

In the heart of the Port des Minimes, the Grand Pavois attracted 80,000 visitors last year. The Grand Pavois International Boat Show is the largest maritime event in France and one of the most important in Europe.

This event, considered the most important professional event in the sector, welcomes more than 800 international exhibitors and 700 boats (300 of which are exhibited afloat). In terms of media coverage, more than 200 journalists will be covering the 100,000 m² of exhibition space.

Numerous events are planned throughout this exciting week, during which we will find 12 themed areas: yachting, fishing, board sports, traditional boats, tourism, sustainable navigation, etc.

Find all the information on the official website of the Grand Pavois.

Grand Pavois

Book your hotel for the Grand Pavois 2022 

Our charming hotel in La Rochelle welcomes you during the Grand Pavois 2022 international boat show. To be sure to take advantage of our rooms, we advise you to quickly book your accommodation for the Grand Pavois 2022.