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Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly

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Interesting even for a non-sailor

We had come to La Base to see the submarine pens but had some time before our tour so decided to... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
CarolS98
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Great rainy day activity in Lorient

It was pouring the day we to chose to visit this place with our four children. Turned out to be... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
sande66232
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Centre Nautique Base des sous Marins Cs 20379 | Lorient La Base, 56323 Lorient, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to visite where you will have fun you and your children, full of surprises and very educative

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 better. The temporary addition...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cite de la Voile Eric Taberly is located near the harbor in Lorient. This beautiful building houses displays and videos on everything from boat and sail design, safety equipment, why sails work, how to steer a boat and all about boat racing. It also sits...More

Thank jluse2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a long weekend in the Lorient Area and were interested to find out more about the U Boat war on the North Atlantic in World War 2. The Exhibitions are in 3 different Bunkers and we did the K2 bunker, you get...More

Thank Mel R
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We had come to La Base to see the submarine pens but had some time before our tour so decided to visit this museum. The staff selling tickets were very helpful in putting together our plan for the day so we could fit everything in....More

Thank CarolS98
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Interesting museum about Eric Tabarly where young and old can learn all about sailing.trying maritim interactiv exhibitions.

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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

If you have an interest is sailing this is a must. If you don’t it may motivate an interest. Eric Tabarly is a true life hero adventurer larger than life. His story will amaze you. The exhibition will hold your attention for the 2 hours...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Great experience for anyhow interested in sailing. It explains all the basics of sailing, physics and mechanics of a sail boat. Great testimonials from famous French skippers and navigators. There are a number of simulators that you can try to navigate. Last but not least,...More

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Christelle_Morin, Directrice de la communication at Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for your comment !

Reviewed 6 September 2017

It was pouring the day we to chose to visit this place with our four children. Turned out to be perfect. Plenty of hands on activities for all the family including my littlest child. The teenager enjoyed trying to tie knots, and they all loved...More

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Christelle_Morin, Directrice de la communication at Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you for your visit and your compliments!

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

A triumph of form over substance. A hugely disappointing, superficial and badly-managed experience. Great for everyone that gets their cut - educational value however sadly limited. All for a kings' ransom of an entry fee. Best avoided :(

Thank Simon G
Christelle_Morin, Directrice de la communication at Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

We are sorry we did not meet your expectations.

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