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La Thalassa of Lorient

Discovery Ship of the Oceanology

Domaine(s) : Botanics

Region : Bretagne


Update: 12/29/2013: The ship is now closed.

Thalassa is a former ship of the Ifremer which is now converted into a Discovery ship of Oceanology.


It takes 1 hour and half to run the tour.
open all the year to the groups.
To individuals, opening times for the visits are:
- From April the 5th to September the 30th: every day
- From October the 25th to November the 6th: every day. Disclaimer : The management team of the destination has the possibility to change the opening days and hours without prior communication.


Update: 12/29/2013: The ship is now closed.

You travel in this 67-meter vessel which has sailed 38 times all around the world and over 250 campaigns, to discover three topics that are particularly well declined:
- Human Aspects: The lives of the crew
- Scientific aspects: listening to the ocean, to understand the hydrology, geology and the marine biology
- Technological and Economical aspects: the study of the resource to preserve, discover unknown fish, by identifying new areas of fisheries, and by improving the tools for ships.


Quai de Rohan, 56100 Lorient

N 47°45'00'' O 03°22'00''

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