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Flore Submarine base, Lorient

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Historic Site
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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  • Seriously though, the base is a unique building. U-boat pens for 30 submarines. For anyone that likes military history it's well worth visiting. You can go on a French sub (permanent dry dock), and th...  more »
  • It's really surprised that we discover the inside of this submarine. We're far from cliches of cinema. It is real. Everything is well explained. One wonders how one could live several months in such a place. Hats off to the submariners. A great moment. Essential
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  • The Museum before the visit is very interesting but is based on history with a capital H. The visit of the submarine is a real sensory discovery!
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