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Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly, Lorient

(4.1/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Follow the ocean racing story at Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly, an ultramodern sailing world by Eric Tabarly, the father of modern sailing and ocean racing. Sit in the interactive simulator to reproduce the sights and sounds of being on a catamaran racing across the ocean. Your kids will love driving the radio-controlled sailboats. Climb aboard the large sailing ship in Lorient harbor to explore a traditional sailboat and to experience the thrill of oceanic navigation. Work out when and for how long to visit Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly and other Lorient attractions using our handy Lorient vacation generator.
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  • After a walk around the places and sites, go have a drinks and eat a skewer to "The BASE"
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  • I went there with the family, or we learned many interesting things, a nice visit with the tribute to Tabarly
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  • It's very technical for us adults, but you learn a lot of things! For children, even is they don't include all of it's okay inside as outside there are a lot of games to do!
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  • Idéalement placé dans la rade
  • Very nice museum with a lot of material available in French, English and Breton. Numerous interactive displays.
  • A visit to the curious who want to see behind the scenes of the middle of the race offshore. I tried with children out of an hour at sea or at least in the Lorient roadstead. I recommend it highly great memory with a sailing instructor that has well initiated and discover the roadstead and its history.
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  • Very nice Museum on modern sailing, to better understand the current boats. Educational and fun, with also a very beautiful space on Tabarly, informative. Various activities (control of model and real ship, games on the maneuvers) are well done. A nice experience.
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  • The Cité de la Voile is a magnificent museum devoted to sailing and regatta at sea. The visit is very interactive, you can touch to many things, and experience some manoeuvres related to sails, ropes... Some digital animations to compete between friends. A 4 d Simulator puts us briefly into the skin of a participant in the Vendée Globe. In addition to visiting the Museum, you can do a guided tour of the pontoons dedicated to racing boats. During our visit, few vessels (in full transat, they would not expect ;)), but the guide was quality, we giving more details on each boat, and when we well describing the differences between each class of sailboats.
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