What's On in La Rochelle

Jazz Festival

Posted on: June 30th, 2017 by Editor



The 14th La Rochelle Jazz Festival takes place in the gardens of the Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle on 11, 12 and 13 August 2017. The gardens of this museum are quite delightful and a great venue for some Jazz.


The Grand Pavois is the annual international boat show held  at La Rochelle.

For 2017 the show is on between 27 September and 2 October at the Port des Minimes pleasure port.

The show is held on mainly outdoors on the water and attracts over 100,000 visitors with 700 boats and 800 exhibitors representing 35 countries.


Download the visitors guide to get the most from your visit.

Jazz Entre Les Deux Tours

Posted on: April 2nd, 2017 by Editor







The La Rochelle Jazz Festival, Jazz Entre Les Deux Tours,  for 2017 takes between 30 September and 7 October. There are a range of concerts and jazz will be heard throughout La Rochelle over the week.

Musique en Ré 2017

Posted on: April 2nd, 2017 by Editor


The Annual Music Festival on the Ile de Ré for 2017 will take place between 17  July and 2 August and offers 17 classical music concerts including seven free open- air concerts.

Francofolies 2017

Posted on: February 26th, 2017 by Editor


The  annual Francofolies festival of  French song and contemporary music which first started in 1984 in La Rochelle takes place between 12th and 16th July 2017. The programme covers a wide range of music and song and showcases new talent with events taking place both indoors and outdoors.