RochefortThis is about the city in Charente-Maritime, France. For other uses, see Rochefort (disambiguation).
Rochefort is a city of western France, a seaport on the Atlantic Ocean. It is a sous-préfecture of the Charente-Maritime département.
Its military harbour has been fortified by Vauban.
The town has gained some fame with Jacque Demy's movie Les demoiselles de Rochefort.