Lorient, at the heart of South Brittany
just a few hours from Paris, Rennes and Nantes, this port town can be easily accessed and explored by road, rail or sea, and even viewed from the air! The Citadel of Port Louis, the battlements of Hennebont, Fort Bloque at Ploemeur (a strong accessible only at low tide) - such impressive ancient architecture, providing a picture of a land rich in ancestry and proud of its battles. Keroman Submarine Base, today converted into a museum, stands as a reminder of Lorient's military past. Though the military port is more no., the town formerly referred to as "the city with five ports" (the town with five ports) is developing its four remaining ports: the commercial port of Kergroise; the fishing port of Keroman. the passenger port, from where more than 450,000 people per year travel to the island of Groix. and the recreational ports distributed around Lorient, Kernevel, Port-Louis, Gâvres and Guidel. This is Lorient, the famous port town!