Lorient IN BRITTANY
Lorient is located in the heart of Southern Brittany, at the mouth of Blavet and Scorff flowing in Lorient harbor and the Atlantic Ocean.
The city of Lorient was a victim of the bombing and destroyed during the Second World War, it was rebuilt and is today a city resolutely turned towards modernity.
With its maritime heritage, Lorient naturally turned to the sea and its emerging activities.
Lorient is best known for his Interceltic festival but also for its 5 ports : military port, marina, fishing port, commercial port and a passenger port.
Lorient is also a city of art and history since 2006 through its outreach and rehabilitation Lorientaise architecture with its Chapel of St. Christopher, the tower of Discovery.
Of the few buildings have been spared by the bombings of World War II, the majority of new buildings are contemporary and modern image of the city of Lorient.
In the heart of southern Brittany between Quimper and Vannes, Lorient will offer a wide range of activities and tours: walk along the waterfront or in the gardens of the city, museums including the new city of sail Eric Tabarly island tours, submarine base visits ... do not miss!
You will also find wonderful surprises around Lorient: Hennebont with its medieval walls and its national stud farm, Carnac and its famous megalithic alignments, the Croix Island, Belle Isle, Quimper and its rich architectural heritage, the citadel of Port-Louis.
The Ibis Lorient Centre Gare hotel is the ideal starting point for your business or leisure stay in Lorient.
Leisure and sporting activities in the country of Lorient