30 km from the campsite, Lorient nicknamed "the City of Five Ports" invites you to a cultural and leisure stopover around the discovery of the Cité de la Voile Eric Tabarly, the Keroman base and its submarine museum, without forgetting its Inter-Celtic Festival which captivates the hearts of Brittany lovers every year during the summer.
The Cité de la Voile Eric Tabarly
Make the most of your stay at a campsite near Lorient to discover a fun and interactive museum space featuring Eric Tabarly, the greatest French navigator. Everything is well explained and staged to plunge the visitor into the heart of the world of ocean racing: 4D cinema, giant screens, immersive soundtracks, navigation simulator, virtual races, sensory discoveries, hull handling, rigging, sails, exhibitions, model sailing boats... An exciting visit in the world of modern sailing that will captivate young and old alike!
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Keroman Base and the Flora submarine museum
In 1941, during the Second World War, the German army built the largest submarine base of the Reich in Lorient. The three colossal reinforced concrete bunkers will resist the allied bombings while the city of Lorient will be 90% destroyed! Today, guided tours of the K3 bunker allow everyone to discover this high place of the history of the Second World War, now labeled Heritage of the 20th century. At the very top, you can enjoy an exceptional view over the whole of the bay of Lorient! After the war, the French Navy established the headquarters of the second Atlantic submarine squadron there until 1997. A relic of this period, the submarine Flore-S645, open to visitors, sits enthroned in front of the museum dedicated to it. It is the oldest submarine rescue centre in the world.
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The science space/ House of the Sea
Impossible to spend a camping holiday near Lorient without a stopover at the fishing port of Keroman! The Maison de la Mer offers discovery tours of Lorient's maritime activities with a visit to the 3,000-ship harbour, the naval repair area and a short detour to the Ifremer station to learn more about sustainable and responsible fishing techniques. You will finally know where the fish that lands on your plate comes from!
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The Lorient Inter-Celtic Festival
If you have booked your camping holiday in Lorient and its surroundings at the beginning of August, this is your chance to take part in the famous Inter-Celtic Festival. From the Quai des Indes to the fishing port, via the Moustoir Stadium, Lorient lives for 10 days and 10 nights to the rhythm of Celtic music and dance. On the programme: more than 200 events, including numerous shows, concerts and free fest-noz, parades of flamboyant costumes, not forgetting the traditional bagadoù championship and the Great Parade of Celtic Nations. You'll get goose bumps!!!
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