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.
The cheapest time to travel to La Rochelle, France is November.
Approximate nightly cost for a one bedroom vacation rental.
07/11 - 07/17
08/19 - 08/27
11/16 - 11/20
Vente des vins
12/23 - 01/06
03/30 - 04/03
04/27 - 05/02
WE 1er Mai 2018
05/10 - 05/14
07/01 - 07/14
10/20 - 11/04
In La Rochelle, France, August is the sunniest month and July the warmest.