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Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly

Centre Nautique Base des sous Marins Cs 20379 | Lorient La Base, 56323 Lorient, France
+33 2 97 65 56 56
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Nice if you want one hour's paid infotainment

A triumph of form over substance. A hugely disappointing, superficial and badly-managed experience... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Simon G
,
Hong Kong
via mobile
One of the best museums ever!

I went to Cité de La Voile with good expectations, there's no much museum choices in Lorient, but... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lcaseiro
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Leiria, Portugal
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sailing” (14 reviews)
“sailors” (4 reviews)
“movie” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Centre Nautique Base des sous Marins Cs 20379 | Lorient La Base, 56323 Lorient, France
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+33 2 97 65 56 56
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Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed 2 days ago

I went to Cité de La Voile with good expectations, there's no much museum choices in Lorient, but it was high up my expectations. If you're not very acquainted of sailing, you're in the right place! Very interactive, hands on/ experiential museum. It explain sailing...More

Thank Lcaseiro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with 3 generations and there really was something for everyone. Great kids area and everyone enjoyed playing with the remote controlled yachts. Lots of really interesting displays even if you know very little about sailing all in an amazing, modern building. Kids loved...More

Thank Liz47936
Christelle_Morin, Directrice de la communication at Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are delighted to know that you had a good visit. Thank you for your comment.

Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

A perfect visit in a cloudy Sunday afternoon in November. The place was pretty empty but the sea very available to offer all the activities. For people not well versed in the world of sailing and for the young, the cité de la voile offers...More

Thank PascalFabie
Christelle_Morin, Directrice de la communication at Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Thanks for your comment. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed a learning visit. The site offers a large places on land and at sea to host many activities and events throughout the year. The Cité de la Voile was occasionally connected to the...More

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We visited the large and impressive building on the sight of the WW2 German submarine pens. We were encouraged to buy an all inclusive ticket for the Submarine attraction too but we had seen that last year. The cost was €12 for the museum only...More

1  Thank stephen w
Christelle_Morin, Directrice de la communication at Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

Thank you for your visit and for your positive review.

Reviewed 21 September 2016

This museum is well worth a visit for anyone interested in sailing and the sea. The focus is partially on an interactive display of modern yacht sailing and there are plenty of things to actually 'play' with from sails and ropes through having a go...More

Thank steve1gunnislake
Christelle_Morin, Directrice de la communication at Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

Thank you for your visit and for your positive review.

Reviewed 1 September 2016

The Eric Tabarly Museum holds a fantastic treasure trove of interactive displays, media, objects and photos which all take you into the wet and wild world of sailing. We spent a wonderful half day there and loved visiting his iconic sailing yachts docked along the...More

Thank Amy B
Christelle_Morin, Directrice de la communication at Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Thank you for your comment!

Reviewed 1 August 2016

Big building... Empty...................10 min to visit not 2 hrs as advertised and very expensive for what they offer!

Thank razvan d
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I was impressed by the way they did this place. It is situated in the old sub-marine base. One of the things which impressed me a lot are the photo collages with hundreds of photos of famous sailors...

Thank Deyan B
Christelle_Morin, Directrice de la communication at Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2016

Thank you for your comments.

Reviewed 31 March 2016

This is very well done and worth a visit. There are displays, movies more importantly lots of hands on activites - you can rig a sail, play with radio control boats, interactive sailing racing games, 3d cinema. Great fun for everyone!

1  Thank SAKsps123
Christelle_Morin, Directrice de la communication at Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2016

Thank you for your visit and for your very positive review.

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