Heritage tours of the submarine base

Discover the story of Lorient, a Town of Art and History… …with a guide appointed by the ministry of culture and communication. base lorientThe guide welcomes you. He/she knows all the facets of Lorient and provides the key details of each place, so that you can better understand the development of the city and its districts. Your guide is at your service. Don’t hesitate to ask any questions you may have. The Architecture and Cultural Heritage Office, which coordinates the initiatives of Lorient, Town of Art and History has designed this information brochure. Throughout the year, projects are offered to schoolchildren and the people of Lorient. It is also available to assist you with any project. Groups Lorient, Town of Art and History, offers guided tours for groups by reservation throughout the year. On 16th March 2006, Lorient signed the ‘Town of Art and History’ convention with the ministry of culture and communication and became a member of the national network of ‘Towns and Regions of Art and History’. Only local communities that value their cultural heritage may aspire to this distinction granted by the inistry of Culture and Communication, Heritage Department (Architecture office). It guarantees the proficiency and high-level services of guides and the local architecture and heritage officers. From ancient remains to twentieth century architecture, a network of 167 towns and regions throughout France offer you their expertise. Nearby places of interest: Concarneau, Dinan, Dinard, Fougères, Morlaix, Quimper, Rennes, Vannes and Vitré (all designated Towns or Regions of Art and History)

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