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What to do in Rochefort - France
Must-see n°3 : Museums

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What to do in Rochefort - France ?
Visiting museums, an incredible wealth

Discover the Museum of Hebre

The Museum of Hebre

Distance to the apartments :  900 m – 10 min on foot.

This museum is housed in a sumptuous 18th century mansion.

It traces the Rochefort of great expeditions and Pierre Loti. Stroll through the floors of this museum to discover rich and exotic collections that will make you travel.

Guided tours offered :

- 3D visit of Pierre Loti's house

- Guided tour of Loti's world.

- Guided tour "rendez-vous in town".

- Guided tour "les noctambulations" (by night)

Les plus beaux musées de Rochefort
The Museum of Hebre in Rochefort

Travel back in time at the Museum of Old Time Shops

Museum of Old Time Shops

Distance from the apartments : 1 km - 12 min walk

Travel back in time, into the heart of the 1900s, to the era of stores and small trades through an exhibition of more than 1,000 square meters.

You'll discover life-size reconstructed stores and trades in a 4-level 20th-century warehouse in the heart of the city.

musée des commerces d'autrefois, une visite à faire à Rochefort quand il pleut
The Museum of Old Time Shops in Rochefort - France

Discover the history of the Rochefort arsenal of seas at the National Navy Museum

The National Museum of the Navy

Distance from the apartments : 600 m - 8 min walk

It is a key place to understand the maritime heritage of the region. You will discover many models and other objects and wonders, all housed in a building of exception.

It restores a vision of the history of the Rochefort naval arsenal.

The Museum of the Navy in Rochefort

Discover the Naval Aviation at the Naval Aviation Museum

Naval Aeronautics Museum

Distance to the apartments : 3,6 km : 12 min by bike / 34 min by foot

It is an amazing place hidden in the heart of the naval air base.

This hangar, which once housed airships, protects today a collection of airplanes, helicopters, engines, models and various equipment. The museum's volunteers, former pilots or mechanics, guide you between the various aircraft and tell you their stories.

Musée de l'aéronautique à Rochefort
Museum of aeronautics in Rochefort

Visit the Masonic Lodge of Rochefort

Masonic Lodge

Distance from the apartments : 1,1 km - 11 min walk

The Masonic lodge is the oldest lodge in France still in activity. This monument founded in 1776 is classified as a historical monument.

la Loge Maçonnique de Rochefort
Rochefort Masonic Lodge

As you can see, the city of Rochefort has a rich heritage and history to be admired in its museums but also in its streets.

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As soon as your reservation is registered, we will send you our welcome guide which will detail all the must-see things you should not miss during your stay in Charente-Maritime. On the menu : gastronomy, walks, culture, relaxation… There is never a dull moment in Charente-Maritime !!!

Our top 6 must-see experiences in and around Rochefort

L'Hermione à deux pas des Apparts Bleu Soleil Rochefort et du pont

The Arsenal of the Seas and the Corderie Royale

True international center of the sea, located on the banks of the Charente, the arsenal of Rochefort will make you discover its wonders through visits all more original...
Only 2 minutes from the Bleu Soleil Rochefort residence.

Que faire en Charente Maritime : traverser la Charente par le Pont Transbordeur Rochefort Echillais

The Transporter Bridge

The last transporter bridge in operation in France, it spans the Charente to link Rochefort to Echillais. This architectural monument is one of Rochefort's must-see pearls.
10 minutes by bike from the Bleu Soleil apartments, 20 minutes by foot.

Les plus beaux musées de Rochefort


Are you a fan of history or just want to learn? Come and discover the superb museums of Rochefort. From the naval museum to the naval aeronautics museum and the museum of the trades of yesteryear, plunge through time and let yourself be taken away.

Que faire en Charente Maritime : découvrir les Carrelets de l'ile Madame

Madame Island

The smallest island of Charente-Maritime, this small rock can be visited by foot. You can reach it at low tide through a "pass" entirely covered when the tide rises. A real wild jewel, let yourself be imprisoned for the time of a tide...

Fort Boyard, a découvrir en croisière

The famous Fort Boyard

The most famous of the Forts of Charente-Maritime, approach the one which before being mediatized was to protect the roadstead of Rochefort. It was unable to do so... Discover this emblem located between Oleron and Aix islands.

Ile d'Aix à visiter pour les amoureux de la nature

Car-free getaway : Aix Island

Come and lose yourself in a very natural walk on the paths of Aix Island. Access is by a short crossing from Fouras-les-Bains, only 10 minutes from Bleu Soleil Rochefort apartments. The tour of the island can be done on foot or by bike, as you wish.