Submarine l'Espadon, Saint-Nazaire

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A prime example of French naval innovation, Submarine l'Espadon started as a target for torpedo practice, but ended up impressing the naval community by successfully making a journey under ice in the Norwegian Sea at far as 70 degrees north. Docked as a museum ship since 1987, she can be seen in all her glory resting at port. Peruse the complexity of the control room and admire the ingenious design that allowed this vessel to conquer the cold and ice under the sea’s immense pressure. Make Submarine l'Espadon a centerpiece of your Saint-Nazaire vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Saint-Nazaire trip planner.
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  • This visit to the heart of the submarine allows to feel (or anticipate) promiscuity and containment that must undergo the submariners. One wonders how can if organize in such a small space the lives of 65 people, day and night... Very interesting for young and old, is worth a visit.
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  • Well located hotel, very clean. Garage or parking available. Friendly, accommodating staff. We bought a visit in the city. Recommend
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  • If you want to see the curiosity in the eyes of a child we must make him discover the inside of l surprise swordfish guaranteed
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