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Flore Submarine base

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Address: 56100 Lorient, France
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I came to stand on ore at the architecture of the place the death it brought at its height and in it's demise. What a feat. All the French people we met were polite and helpful it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The area around the base has now been redeveloped with the pens as industrial units and there is not that much to see. In fact the best views can be seen from across the harbour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I came to stand on ore at the architecture of the place the death it brought at its height and in it's demise. What a feat. All the French people we met were polite and helpful it was a shame a previous visitor had a bad experience here with a tour guide. Well worth the visit. A lovely restaurant nearby... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Think they must have given Tim R's guide the boot. We went round yesterday with a very sweet French girl who was deeply apologetic she couldn't speak much English. We were there on last day of Volvo round the world ocean race so lively chaos. The starkness of the concrete structures,practically only thing left standing in Lorient, a contrast to... More 

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

As a group of ten British Tourists, we visited the facility on the afternoon of Monday 11th May 2015. The Museum and the tour of the French Submarine was really interesting and informative. Audio headsets are available for the submarine tour and it was most enjoyable. The second part of the tour involved a guided tour of the submarine pens.... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

we visited this place in March i it was a little difficult to find and unfortunately the submarine and museum where both closed , but we managed to have a good look round and we visited a lot the buildings so still a good result, it's looks a better visit that the ones in Saint Nazaire, worth a trip another... More 

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Axminster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Very interesting visit to Kerroman 3 (the U boat pen you can visit on a guided tour). Having read other reviews we weren't sure if there would even be a tour running so we went on Sunday to make sure. Follow the road signs for Les Base des Sous Marins and Eric Taberly and you will then find it. The... More 

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We visited early in April when only the museum connected the the French submarine was open which we didn't visit. K1 was flooded but were able to lock our bikes up near the entrance to K1 and cross the pontoon to K3 and wander through the blast doors and along the back of the 7 pens and out the other... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

spent two hours going around the museum , amazed at the size of the submarine pens, got to have a look around inside a submarine, well worth the visit

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Firstly, I didn't go in the museum with the French 1964 u boat. I came to visit the Keroman U-boat base, constructed from 1941., now named after General Stosskopf ( French spy ). The vastness is outstanding. Being quiet I was able to walk every where through the pens on Keroman 1 and 2 the French uboat sits on the... More 

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Nivelles, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The site proposes different attractions to visit, including the Flore submarine museum in itself, and a guided tour of the gigantic WWII bunkers. The visit of the French submarine and its museum are the main attraction, especially for families, as it is quite interactive and there is the opportunity to visit a submarine. It is impressive to discover how the... More 

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Address: Address: 56100 Lorient, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Morbihan  >  Lorient

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