Rochefort, also called Rochefort-sur-Mer,
is located in the department of Charente-Maritime.
Rochefort sur mer
Rochefort sur mer is a 17th century town which owes its creation in 1666 to the establishment of a maritime and military arsenal whose ambition was to make it the largest and most beautiful in the kingdom. The city inherits one of the richest and most remarkable urban heritage in Charente-Maritime, which has earned it the status of city of art and history .
Rochefort has become a tourist town thanks to its museums, its lively cultural life, and its thermal spa, which has become the most important in west-central France. Second industrial center of Charente-Maritime whose economic activity is mainly stimulated by aeronautical construction and plastics , as well as by its commercial port. The city does