painting in france - welcome2france La Rochelle a  Renaissance town

 

The first harbour was built during the twelfth century
The Old Port is guarded by three 14th-century

stone towers

Interesting medieval and Renaissance architecture

in fortified old town Museums dedicated to art,

natural history, colonial trade with America,

oceanography (aquarium), sailing, etc.

Popular beaches nearby (Île de Ré)

The Old Port is guarded by three 14th-century towers
The town of La Rochelle appeared around the ninth century, and to begin with it was little more than a small village where surrounding marsh inhabitants gathered. Bit by bit, the town structure evolved and the first harbour was built during the twelfth century

 

Interesting medieval and Renaissance architecture  

 

 

Design and production- Jim Roden- email jim.rodenATwoden.co.uk