05 January 2013

#159 La Rochelle, France | FR-254715

La Rochelle (French pronunciation: ​[la ʁɔ.ʃɛl]) is a city in south-western France and a seaport on the Bay of Biscay, a part of the Atlantic Ocean. It is the capital of the Charente-Maritime department.

The city is connected to the Île de Ré by a 2.9 km (1.8 mi) bridge completed on 19 May 1988. Its harbour opens into a protected strait, the Pertuis d'Antioche.

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Received on: January 5, 2013
Travel time: 7 days
Distance: 2269 km (1,410 miles)

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