Events not to be missed in La Rochelle and its surroundings in 2023

Published on 09/03/2023

La Rochelle is a lively city offering a variety of events and activities throughout the year. Here are some of the events not to be missed in 2023:

The International Kite Festival in Châtelaillon-Plage: See you from April 8 to 10 for the 29th edition of this festival.

The Solitaire URGO Le Figaro (Beginning of June 2023): Attend the biggest single-handed sailing race in France and admire the boats from the quays of La Rochelle

La Rochelle International Film Festival (June 29 - July 9, 2023): In addition to film screenings, the festival offers round tables and meetings with film professionals.

Les Francofolies de La Rochelle (July 12 - 16, 2023): In addition to concerts, Les Francofolies offers a variety of activities throughout the city, including street entertainment, music workshops, film screenings, and wine and food tastings.

Grand Pavois La Rochelle (September 21 - 26, 2023): Europe's largest in-water boat show features hundreds of boats on display in the port of La Rochelle, as well as conferences and entertainment for the whole family.

The International Adventure Film and Book Festival (November 12 - 19, 2023): You will find a whole program of meetings around the themes of travel, adventure, exploration and discovery.

La Rochelle Marathon (End of November 2023): This is one of the most important marathons in France. An annual event that brings together runners from around the world. The La Rochelle Marathon offers a panoramic view of the city as well as many animations along the course.