Flore Submarine base, Lorient

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Open the impressive 30-ton door to enter Flore Submarine base, complete with a submarine and an interactive museum. Practically destroyed in World War II by German submarines, Lorient has a strategic position in south Brittany making this base a great choice to really learn about the culture of the area. Experience the daily life of a sailor in the "Vulcain" with reproductions of an engine room, living quarters, weapons systems, and an operations room. Plan to see Flore Submarine base and other attractions that appeal to you using our Lorient itinerary maker.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Told us we're going to visit the bunkers while in fact we stay outside. Nothing is open to the public and all the buildings are occupied by private companies who supposedly have an obligation to maintenance of the buildings while in fact everything is falling apart. 1 h 45 from boring blabla for nothing see well that the guide is familiar with his subject. Exorbitant price and promise to visit does not exist. It's the flight and the scam!
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  • August 13, 2017
    Walking through this submarine -from stern to aft- dating from the 60ties gives you some idea of the claustrophobic experience these guys must have had being locked up in these steel tubes, crammed to...  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    We arrived to visit the flora and its Museum, full 3 days impossible! If you want to visit remember to book in advance. The site itself is already very beautiful and full of history but we would have really liked to be informed VIA the website of this obligation during the summer period to book the tour. However, bunkers, boats and even the flora we go along leave an impression to be in a place of war.
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