10 Things to Do in Lorient That You Shouldn't Miss

French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

1. Ile de Groix

56590 Lorient, France Nature & Parks, Islands
Excellent
67%
Good
26%
Satisfactory
4%
Poor
2%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 327 reviews

Ile de Groix

Reviewed By Alanda8 - New Delhi, IndiaNew Delhi, India

Beautiful island with good weather

This small island can be explored by bike in a day, but I recommend a longer stay to enjoy its quiet environment and thin sand beaches. There are two camping sites, but not much choice of restaurants in the area. We spent a very pleasant holidays

2. Sous-Marin Flore

Base de Keroman, 56100 Lorient, France Museums, Specialty Museums
Excellent
47%
Good
41%
Satisfactory
8%
Poor
2%
Terrible
2%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 647 reviews

Sous-Marin Flore

Reviewed By Dutch-Mikey - Le Havre, FranceLe Havre, France

Nicely done and well explained

Not every day you get to visit the inside of a diesel submarine. The museum starts with a good explanation in a static display followed by a visit of the submarine. They use an audio device that knows exactly where you are so it explains very well what yo

3. Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly

Centre Nautique Base des sous Marins Cs 20379 | Cs 20379, 56323 Lorient, France Museums, Specialty Museums
Excellent
43%
Good
41%
Satisfactory
10%
Poor
4%
Terrible
2%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 508 reviews

Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly

Reviewed By julo972 - Omer, IsraelOmer, Israel

A great presentation of sailing

Sailing is still a great challenge. The basic technology is still the same it was many (hundreds of) years ago and better instrumentation helps avoid mistakes but the human factor is still decisive. The museum helps children and adults understand it bette

4. Musee de la Compagnie des Indes

La Pointe de Port-Louis | Ce n'est pas à Lorient mais à Port-Louis, 56290 Lorient, France Museums, Specialty Museums
Excellent
59%
Good
37%
Satisfactory
3%
Poor
0%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 239 reviews

Musee de la Compagnie des Indes

Reviewed By Flantheman2334 - Gosport, United KingdomGosport, United Kingdom

Lots to see

Port Louis is worth a visit if you are visiting Brittany. There is plenty of free parking between the town and the sandy beach which is accessed through the old city wall. There are several restaurants and cafes in the town, which is within easy walking d

5. Keroman Submarine Base

| Presqu'ile de Keroman, 56100 Lorient, France Museums, History Museums, Specialty Museums, Military Museums More
Excellent
59%
Good
36%
Satisfactory
2%
Poor
1%
Terrible
2%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 115 reviews

Keroman Submarine Base

Reviewed By neilh524 - Bradford, United KingdomBradford, United Kingdom

Amazing !

Went to the submarine base on a bit of a cloudy day, what an amazing experience- advice is to book before you go though as it’s busy in the core summer holiday period.Visiting K3 via the tour is an absolute must, 1.5 hrs but very enlightening. The Germans

6. Stade du Moustoir

Rue du Tour des Portes, 56100 Lorient, France Sights & Landmarks, Arenas & Stadiums
Excellent
60%
Good
29%
Satisfactory
7%
Poor
3%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 95 reviews

Stade du Moustoir

Reviewed By Rob S - Newquay, United KingdomNewquay, United Kingdom

Comfortable seating and great view of the action

Although normally a French top division football stadium, we visited for the night-time spectacle and light show during the August Interceltique Festival. We were offered some great seats - though should have wrapped up warmer for a late evening show in A

7. Etang du Ter

56100 Lorient, France Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Bodies of Water
Excellent
41%
Good
50%
Satisfactory
7%
Poor
1%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 70 reviews

Etang du Ter

Reviewed By CaroleFRDK - Alleroed Municipality, DenmarkAlleroed Municipality, Denmark

Healthy walk

Quite enjoyable walk along the lake and in the woods. Perfect place for running and doing excercices.

8. Voie Verte Lorient Ploemeur

| Depart Lorient Arrivee Ploemeur Le Couregant, 56270 Lorient, France Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Biking Trails
Excellent
57%
Good
31%
Satisfactory
12%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 16 reviews

Voie Verte Lorient Ploemeur

Reviewed By lolau56 - lorientlorient

DE LA VILLE A LA MER

belle route de env 10 km qui rejoint Lorient au bord de mer , route facile pour rando a pied en vélo en skate , trottinette , endroit sympa et sécurisé avec des enfants , parcours assez plat car ancienne voie de chemin de fer

9. Rade de Lorient

| Lorient la Base, 56100 Lorient, France Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
51%
Good
33%
Satisfactory
16%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 6 reviews

Rade de Lorient

Reviewed By PPCI-BG - Bergamo, ItalyBergamo, Italy

piena di punti notevoli

Una bella rada allungata dove alcuni fiumi si buttano nell'Oceano. La rada è piena di punti notevoli, dal forte di Port Louis con i suoi musei, alla base dei sommergibili al museo dedicato alla vela d'altura. Possibili giri della rada ma anche senza è un

10. Musee Sous-Marin

| Lorient La Base, 56100 Lorient, France Museums, Specialty Museums
Excellent
25%
Good
63%
Satisfactory
4%
Poor
0%
Terrible
8%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 24 reviews

Musee Sous-Marin

Reviewed By h0lidaydiva - Glasgow, United KingdomGlasgow, United Kingdom

Don't bother total waste of time

We went to visit the sous-Marin Flores museum but it was full for the day so we were offered the musee sous-Marin. I am amazed that no one else has said what a terrible museum it is, in fact the worst I have ever visited. A few pictures, a video in French

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