• Duration: 1,5 hour
  • Easy
  • eTicket

  • Meet on location
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Description

Play a city game where you will follow clues to discover wonderful places in the old town and old port of La Rochelle, a little, but beautiful French seaport. 

You will see a couple of maritime gems, such as The Red Lighthouse and the Aquarium while taking a walk among La Rochelle’s urban wonders. 

Are you up for an adventure in La Rochelle? The city game will take you about 1.5 hours to complete, but there’s no time limit which will allow you to go at your own pace. You won't need a guide, just download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure.

Highlights:

❍ You will discover historical landmarks such as Tour de l’Horloge and Saint Saviour Church. 

❍ Daydream of boat rides while taking a stroll on the quays and find out about the controversial role that La Rochelle played in slavery. 

❍ Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, an outdoor escape game, and a treasure hunt.

Itinerary

Stop at: New World Museum (Musee du Nouveau-Monde)

The New World Museum is a museum located in La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, housed in the Hôtel de Fleuriau. Dedicated to the relations between La Rochelle and the Americas then called "New World", it is the first museum to address the slave trade past of a French port and to exhibit elements linked to the slave trade and slavery in the colonies. Caribbean. Its collections are both the mirror of the New World explored by old Europe, and the reflection of a city enriched economically and culturally by the "new continent". Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Fontaine du Pilori

It is located on a small square at the corner of rue du Minage and rue du Cordouan. Originally, the fountain was called "Fontaine du Puits Lori" and was at the bottom of a huge circular excavation six meters (20 feet) in diameter, into which one had to descend by one of the two shaped stairs. horseshoe, difficult and dangerous access, especially in winter. 

In 1711 the pit was filled, and in 1722, the fountain, brought back to ground level, was operational again. A mascaron delivers the water to it. It was listed as a historical monument by a decree of March 17, 1925. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Café de la Paix

The café de la Paix is ​​a café in La Rochelle (France), created in 1793 under the name of military café, and which has existed under its current name since 1900. It has been classified as a historical monument since an order of April 17, 1984. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Le Bunker de La Rochelle

As soon as it arrived in La Rochelle in June 1940, the German army requisitioned the Hôtel des Étrangers, a 75-room establishment whose entrance overlooked the Place des Trois Fuseaux, opposite the covered market halls. 

In June 1941, it was reserved for the German navy who decided to build this bunker, adjoining the hotel: it was to serve as a shelter, in the event of a bombardment, for the admiral and the officers of the submarines of the 3rd flotilla who will be staying in the hotel from November. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Chapel of Our Lady of Hope

The Diocese of La Rochelle (Diocese of La Rochelle and Saintes from 1852) was created in 1648 but the first stone of the new cathedral was not laid until 1742, by which time the architect who drew up the plans, Jacques Gabriel, was dead; the work was supervised, from a distance, by his son Ange-Jacques Gabriel. 

Although still not complete, it was consecrated anyway in 1784. The structure is a rather bare Neo-Classical one. The cupola has paintings by William Bouguereau, a native of the city. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: La Rochelle town hall

The town hall of La Rochelle, built mostly in the seventeenth century, rebuilt in the nineteenth, is considered one of the oldest in France to have preserved its original vocation. 

It was built on the site of the first town hall dating from the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Towers of La Rochelle

The gateway to the old city, Tour de la Grosse Horloge is a steadfast Gothic-style clock tower with a 12th-century base and 18th-century top. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Saint Saviour Church of La Rochelle

Saint Saviour’s Church (Christ’s Church) was built in the 18th century in the place of an old holy place. Its current mixed architectural style is the result of several periods of reconstruction, especially after it caught fire a few times. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: The Red Lighthouse of La Rochelle

Located on the west side of the inner harbor, Feux de la Rochelle has guided ships into the historic harbor of La Rochelle since 1852. Its quick-flashing white light is visible only on or close to the range line. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Aquarium La Rochelle

Aquarium de La Rochelle is a family-owned public aquarium in La Rochelle, France. It has a surface area of over 8,445 m2 (90,901 sq ft) with 3 million litres of seawater. It has 73 display aquaria and 150 quarantine aquaria exhibiting more than 12,000 animals of 600 different species. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

What's included

  • Full flexibility: start at any hour, take a break at any time and resume later
  • This tour is always available to book. We are open 24/7, every day of the week.
  • This is the safest tour you can book: private, no human contact, you will avoid crowds.
  • Play offline: you don't need an internet connection to play this city game

What's excluded

  • A physical tour guide

Important information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • IMPORTANT! To start the game, please contact us here: https://www.tidio.com/talk/questo, and give us your email address in order to unlock the activity for you.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 1000 days or less before departure

Categories

  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • WALKING TOUR

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