Located in the heart of southern Brittany, in the Morbihan department, Lorient, its location allows to radiate easily in Brittany, thanks to its access to the expressway (N165), Free.
Lorient, city of art and history, preserves in its prestigious name the memory of distant epics of the East India Company. It is famous for its maritime history, nautical dynamism, its roads, its Interceltic festival. Rebuilt after World War II according to the architectural model years 1956 to 1960, Lorient stands today as a city full of attractions, modern, lively and warm.
Lorient is the city to five ports: military port, marina, fishing port (2nd in France), the commercial port, passenger port. The former basic reconversion submarines integrates a center "off course" and in 2008 opened the Cité de la Voile Eric Tabarly: it is the sixth port Lorient.
A little history: The East was born in 1666, when the East India Company, founded by Colbert in 1664, moved to Port Louis.
Its gastronomic specialties are related to the sea, including the Cotriade (flat fish and potatoes), langoustines, lobster...
The academy Eric Tabarly with Pen Duick to see.
Based submarines (which decided the Allies to destroy the city in 1943), Germany's largest fortress outside Germany.
Underwater Flora, a submarine Daphne class, decommissioned in 1989.
The fishing port of Keroman (port tours are offered every school holiday period).
The Interceltic Festival Lorient early August are opened every year in the world by receiving the representatives of the Celtic culture from the four corners of the planet. From Canada to Australia, they are all there to participate in the great gathering interceltique. The Quai des Indes at the fishing port, the convention center at the Grand Theatre and Stade du Moustoir, over 200 events, many free concerts, joyfully alive ten days of the festival.