Best time to visit La Rochelle, France?

  • The best time to travel to La Rochelle is in the early fall when temperatures are still warm but hotels are a lot cheaper. During this period, an accommodation for two costs around $80/night. That's 30% saved per day compared to what you would have paid in August. Temperatures are in the high 60s, just a bit cooler than the average 70°F you could experience during peak season.
  • The most popular time to visit La Rochelle is during the summer and it also comes with higher hotel rates. You should also try avoiding the Vente des vins week (November 16th - 20th) and the Francofolies week (July 11th - 17th), accommodations get particularly expensive during these dates.
  • Be prepared for the rain if you travel to La Rochelle in the fall, since there are 14 days with precipitation each month on average.

Avoid the crowd

The best time to avoid the crowd in La Rochelle, France is February.

August

Most crowded

February

Least crowded


Save money

The cheapest time to travel to La Rochelle, France is November.

$115
JUL
$117
AUG
$84
SEP
$71
OCT
$66
NOV
$75
DEC
$72
JAN
$66
FEB
$68
MAR
$80
APR
$83
MAY
$88
JUN

Approximate nightly cost for a one bedroom vacation rental.

Events

Busiest dates.

07/11 - 07/17
Francofolies 30
08/19 - 08/27
Price increase 25
11/16 - 11/20
Vente des vins 30
12/23 - 01/06
Noel 18.5
03/30 - 04/03
Pâques 21
04/27 - 05/02
WE 1er Mai 2018 21.5
05/10 - 05/14
Pentecôte 29
07/01 - 07/14
Price increase 31.5
10/20 - 11/04
Toussaint 3.5

Weather

In La Rochelle, France, August is the sunniest month and July the warmest.

72
22
JUL
72
22
AUG
69
21
SEP
62
17
OCT
58
15
NOV
53
12
DEC
48
9
JAN
48
9
FEB
52
11
MAR
55
13
APR
61
16
MAY
68
20
JUN
UV index
2
6

1.6
4cm
JUL
2.5
6cm
AUG
2.0
5cm
SEP
2.4
6cm
OCT
5.0
13cm
NOV
1.5
4cm
DEC
4.2
11cm
JAN
3.8
10cm
FEB
3.1
8cm
MAR
1.3
3cm
APR
3.6
9cm
MAY
3.2
8cm
JUN
Rainfall/month
inch/centimeter