Your holiday in Lorient in southern Brittany
Enjoy an active holiday exploring the local area!
Marina - Lorient
Lorient marina is situated near numerous shops, restaurants, bars, etc. This lively marina also hosts the renowned Festival Interceltique de Lorient every August.
La Cité de la Voile Eric Tabarly - Lorient
Test, manoevre, hoist and navigate... every aspect of sailing is explained at this interactive museum. Discover the universe of racing at the Cité de la Voile, the only museum of its kinds in France.
Submarine museum - Lorient
Climb aboard for a unique visit and discover the surprising life-saving techniques used in the high seas. This simulator, built in 1942 for submarine training, today welcomes visitors and ocean-lovers.
Discover Port-Louis Citadel located at the entrance to the channel leading to Lorient's harbour and discover the history of the city through its museums, the French East India Company (La Compagnie des Indes) and the naval weapons museum.
A town steeped in 2000 years of history with its cathedral, museum (La Cohue), ramparts and ancient washhouses. It is a pleasure to stroll around the streets, parks (butterfly park), aquarium (sharks, coral...) for a colourful, exotic visit!
Belle-Ile-en-mer is the largest Breton island, 17 km long and 9 km wide.
This island is like a miniature Brittany, both wild and welcoming at the same time.
Ile de Groix
You can reach Groix by boat departing from Lorient harbour. Discover this island that resembles no other, comprising Port Tudy, the village and Locamaria. Take a walk along the coastal paths and pretty streets in full bloom.
Hiking in Lorient
If you enjoy an invigorating walk in the heart of nature then hiking is the best way for you to explore Lorient. Gâvres, Caudan, Cleguer, Gestel, Inzinzac-Lochrist, which are all accessible along the GR hiking trail.
Make the most of your holiday on the Atlantic coast to learn or perfect your watersports skills: sailing, surfing, jet ski, catamaran, canoeing...
Situated in a 12 hectare park, Pont Scorff zoo is home to over 600 animals of 120 different species from all over the world. Admire the giraffes, bears, wolves, elephants, rhinoceros, zebras and majestic white lions.
Hennebont stud farm
The stud farm is a living museum on horses bred in Brittany. An interactive exhibition to learn of the history of horses and their relationship with man, the activities at the stud farm and different trades.