La Grande Roue

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Because it takes passengers to a height of 40 meters and lets them observe the city from all angles, the Big Wheel in La Rochelle is a one-of-a-kind attraction that the entire family will love in La Rochelle.


  • Find out about the problem that the wheel used to solve in the past:

The Parisian Big Wheel, also known as La Grande Roue, was presented to the public at the Exposition Universelle in 1900.

When it initially opened, it was the tallest wheel on any continent anywhere in the world.

After being separated from the wheel during the First World War, French families took advantage of the size of the passenger pods by using them as dwellings in their place.

  • You can enjoy a bird's eye perspective of La Rochelle while you take a spin on the vast wheel:

The Grande Roue de Montréal was constructed using the most cutting-edge technology to present you with a stunning perspective. Each of the 42 cabins features windows made of ultra-clear tempered glass, allowing passengers to take in an unobstructed panorama throughout the year.

Your comfort is ensured by a system that keeps the cabins at a cool temperature during the summer or a warm temperature during the winter.

You won't have time to feel lightheaded among the hundreds of boats docked in La Rochelle's harbors and the Atlantic Ocean, which stretches out as far as the eye can see.

  • You will get a breathtaking view of the city and the countryside, both during the day and at night:

The view at night will give you a new and unique perspective on the picturesque city of La Rochelle by showcasing all of the city's lights. Ensure you have your camera to snap some breathtaking pictures of the city.

  • La Rochelle's The Big Roue is the epitome of luxury for you.

When you arrive in the VIP cabin, you can spend quality time with your loved ones or close friends in complete comfort.

  • Stop by one of these two enticing locations at the base of La Grand and savor the moment:

In addition to its selection of grilled sandwiches, burgers, pizzas, and tapas, the menu at the Bistro de La Grande Roue features a wide range of original and nutritious salads and bowls as one of its primary focuses.

You may next find a menu that La Rochelle inspires at the Café de La Grande Roue. This menu features tempting pastries, fresh bread, fruit-filled crepes, delicious grilled sandwiches, salads, and hot beverages.

Please stop by their patios to take in the breathtaking panoramas provided by the observation wheel.

  • imageDuration Required
    15 minutes

Address of La Grande Roue

Place du Commandant de La Motte Rouge, La Rochelle, France

Opening & Closing time of La Grande Roue

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

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