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call in Lorient Brittany port (c) BLB Tourisme


Situated in Brittany in north-west France, Lorient has a long-standing link to the maritime world. Back in the 16th, Lorient was part of the chain linking Europe to india, and later the French East India Company, backed by King Louis XIV, created a thriving base there. It remains a functionnal port but that, in appearance terms, is pretty much where the historical links end. Much of That port infrastructure was destroyed during World War II, with Lorient being defiantly held by the Germans until the end of the war ans as such, suffering extreme allied bombing...
In terms of attractions, Lorient is sprinkled with the usual mixture of street-side bars, cafes ans restaurants for those fond of the authentic french experience.
The region is famedfor its high quality fresh seafood, as well as its delicious crepes and local cider.

Port attractions

  1.  Carnac

    Carnac is one of the world's greatest megalithic site (neolithic period)
  2.  Josselin

    The castle is a remakable memorial to feudal architecture in the renaissance period.
  3.  Vannes

    timber houses et coblestone street, vannes is built in the shape of a amphitheater at the head of the Morbihan gulf.
  4.  Pont Scorff

    Explore the thriving community of artists next to a 16th century village and the zoo
  5.  Golf Course

    ploemeur ocean - 10km - 15 mn
  6.  Submarine in a submarine base in lorient

    In a cell of the former submarine base, discover through a beautiful exhibition space of life on board, the operation of these mysterious submersibles and history of Lorient, strategic port.

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Page last updated: 2018-08-27 16:09