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. Add Submarine l'Espadon to your Saint-Nazaire travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Saint-Nazaire vacation trip planner.
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  • August 18, 2017
    It's a pretty quick visit, 30 min to discover the universe of a submarine. But it's so tight inside, that stay longer you'll claustrophobic. However the price of the tour (adult €9, child € 4.5) is far too high.
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  • August 18, 2017
    We visited this submarine, we found it very interesting, and very well explained, despite a market of limited flexibility and a lot of peesonnes on board, I advise you to all this activity.
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  • August 17, 2017
    This is not all the days that we can get on a submarine, which, has actually been in use! An interesting visit that allows us d approach a little closer the mysterious side of the submarine and the "narrow" life that was one of the sailors! Informative!
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