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Lorient is a commune and a seaport in the Morbihan department of Brittany in North Western France. Lorient was established at the beginning of the 17th century, by merchants who were trading with India had established warehouses in Port Louis. They alter built additional warehouses across the bay in 1628, at the location which became known as Lorient. During the reign of Louis XIV, many shipyards were established in order to increase commerce, thus the city developed. During the Second World War, most of the town was destroyed, therefore the architecture of Lorient reflects a style of the 1950s.

Top Attractions Within Lorient

Keroman Submarine Base is located in Lorient and it represent the former submarine base of a German u boat during the Second World War. The submarine base can be seen even today and tourists can visit it and get a better glimpse of the period, with the help of newspapers, photos and short videos.

The Festival Interceltique de Lorient is an event founded in Lorient in 1971. This annual gathering takes place in the heart of the city every August and features Celtic traditional, classical, folk, jazz and rock musicians, singers, dancers, painters, sculptors, writers and other artists that come from Brittany, Great Britain and the entire Celtic Diaspora. There are all kinds of activities that remind of the Celtic culture and civilisation.

Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly is an insightful place in Lorient, where you can learn more interesting information about sailing. The venue also organises sailing tours of the bay, for people of all ages. Moreover, children have the chance to play with small boats they can control and there are also animations that show the history of sailing in Lorient.

Le Pacific is the perfect place in Lorient, where you can start the evening dancing and have a good time, with your friends. The place is located right in the heart of Lorient and it provides great entertainment for young people, with good music and a wide range of beverages.