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Sous-Marin Flore

Base de Keroman, 56100 Lorient, France
+33 2 97 65 52 87
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Short and iteresting

You have an audio guide (english, french... no russian - and the girl was watching me like an alien... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
TaaaTiiii
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Lorient, France
La Boot?

Nice little intro-museum followed by a walk-through of a 60s French submarine. My son and I were a... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Stephen W
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“u boat pens” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Base de Keroman, 56100 Lorient, France
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Base de Keroman, 56100 Lorient, France
+33 2 97 65 52 87
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

You have an audio guide (english, french... no russian - and the girl was watching me like an alien when I asked one for my mum :/ ), we arrived, bought tickets and where waiting 45 min, - there is a bar - restaurant close...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Nice little intro-museum followed by a walk-through of a 60s French submarine. My son and I were a bit time limited - so we dashed through the museum (which seemed interesting enough) before going on the submarine. The tour through the submarine utilised an audio...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic place. We booked in advance and went with friends. Audio tour was great, available in different languages. This was combined with a few museums in Lorient. Absolutely fantastic opportunity to climb on board this submarine, loved it and would recommend it. Book...More

Thank Tony952
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The submarine Flore base is worthwhile a visit. Especially in combination with the submarine base guided tour. The exposition explains the workings of a submarine, and an audiovisual presentation provided context. The Audi tour through the submarine. Is informative and full of funny details. La...More

2  Thank ReneHrtz
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Walking through this submarine -from stern to aft- dating from the 60ties gives you some idea of the claustrophobic experience these guys must have had being locked up in these steel tubes, crammed to the max with machinery, tubes, valves, electronics, etc at 300 meter...More

Thank E-J R
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Short version: Don’t go to the submarine UNLESS you have booked in advance via internet. Long version: We drove three hours to the musée, it was still early in the morning and there was already a line which took an hour. Although there weren’t that...More

Thank saladbar2017
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Short version: Don’t go to the submarine UNLESS you have booked in advance via internet. Long version: We drove three hours to the musée, it was still early in the morning and there was already a line which took an hour. Although there weren’t that...More

Thank saladbar2017
Christelle_Morin, Directrice de la communication at Sous-Marin Flore, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

The visit of the submarine is on a time slot because of the narrow space inside. In this way, only 35 people can be inside at the same time for security reasons. In case where you don't have internet connection to book tickets, our receptionist...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017

We visited the submarine base with the intention of getting a tour of the submarine they have as the base. On arrival this was fully booked therefore we were offered a guided tour in English of the submarine pens. Staff at tge ticket office spoke...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Visited the museum and the submarine. Very interesting to hear the history and experience what life in a sub must have been like. Plenty info in English. However didn't do the guided visit to the base as time limited. The museum gives a very good...More

Thank ifand
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Read books and watched programmes on subject, but the place still takes your breath away! If you want the English speaking tour make sure get there before 11.30! Really interesting tour of base, French submarine, museum and a great shop with some English language books....More

3  Thank chriscarter43
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Carol V
1 June 2017|
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Response from Christelle_Morin | Property representative |
The town hall of Lorient offers a guided tour of Lorient La Base. You can find information on their website.
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hilary f
22 June 2015|
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Response from Paul K | Reviewed this property |
€9 for adults and the tour takes about an hour and a half.
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