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Activities on the Ré Island – the fish market

The fish market

Throughout the summer, the fishing Port of La Rochelle opens its doors to reveal the backstage of the auction through several animations.

During a visit of 1 h 30, you discover auction to retrace the different stages of the movement of fish. Accompanied by a specialized guide, you will start seeing different auction facilities, before mingle with professionals at the auction of fish and shellfish. You will attend to live purchases of products that you’ll find the same day on the stalls of the market Central de La Rochelle. This morning will be concluded by a visit of the pontoons of the fishing Port.

In addition, during 2 h 30 hours, Lycée Maritime de La Rochelle, partner of the fishing Port, gives you the opportunity to get behind the boards and learn to lift the nets like a professional. The workshop «cutting» will also unveil the secrets of the wholesalers.

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