Cité de la Voile Eric Tabarly
Lorient La Base, Rue Roland Morillot, 56323 Lorient, France
About Cité de la Voile Eric Tabarly
The Cité de la Voile Éric Tabarly is a multimedia exhibition center located in Lorient. This center is the only tourist site in Europe dedicated to ocean racing. It presents, in a lively and didactic way, the methods of construction of modern and older sailboats, as well as the stories and techniques of sailing.
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One of the beautiful islet which was located in the heart of Morbihan in the Etel river. This place was currently uninhabited and Also known as the oyster house as it was once the home of an oyster park keeper and his family. There are historic buildings which date back long years ago. It was one of the place where you can spend some nice time from busy lives.
The megalithic site of Carnac, the most famous in the region, remains a high place of European prehistory. It has been classified as a historic monument since 1889. Built between the 5th and the 3rd millennium BC, the two main sites Ménec and Kermario alone group together nearly 3000 menhirs. These alignments extend over nearly 4 kilometers.
A beautiful river port that was nestled at the bottom of an estuary. In the 13th century, the Dukes of Brittany built a bridge, a port, and a castle in Saint-Goustan. Two districts were thus created: the port, at the foot of the fortress, and the upper town overlooking the port. It was one of the main business centers in this area.
A beautiful lighthouse that was located in the northwestern part of France, Brittany which was built on a massive rock of the island of Ushant. It is one of the very diffrent lighthouses in this area. The lighthouse became well known in 1989, through a series of photographs taken by Jean Guichard. It is quite risky to reach the lighthouse. But the view of the lighthouse is truly astonishing.
Pointe des Poulains is a peninsula located in the municipality of Sauzon at the end northwest of Belle Île. At this place, the landscape surrenders to the magic of the ocean. There is also a harbor named harbor of the Palais, with the permanent agitation of the ocean in this site, which gives this place of violent currents that fascinate and frighten during storms. You can also enjoy the beach and can spend some beautiful time there.
A beautiful, small and impressive island which was home to Brittany’s most impressive Neolithic site. It is about 5500 years old, it is 60 metres in diameter and covers a passage and chamber which is lined with elaborately engraved stones. The island can be accessed from the nearby Larmor-Baden by boat. In order to protect the monument and avoid scratching the stones, cameras are not allowing inside the cairn.
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