Guided City Tours

Visiting also means the opportunity to explore, stroll and feel overwhelmed by the beauty of a contrasting and sparkling city. Get to know Saint-Nazaire by joining a guided tour! Our guides are eager to share their passion for the city with you.

 

 

Guided Tours of the

Submarine base

Experience the outstanding history of the submarine base in Saint-Nazaire with a guided tour or a sensory course:

Guided tour: “La base sous-marine, histoire d’une reconquête” (The Submarine Base and how it was recaptured)

The massive submarine base, built as a defensive fortress by the German army during World War II, still dominates the harbour site today. The submarine pens are now home to tourist and cultural venues. Take a guided tour and uncover the mysteries of this huge monument!

  • Approx. 1¼ hours.
  • Tour in French.
  • Meeting point: submarine base, near the Tourist Office
  • Make savings thanks to the ‘forfait Patrimoine’: Écomusée + 1 guided tour “La base sous-marine, histoire d’une reconquête” (see details in the Practical Info section below)
Guided Tour

"Un tour de Saint-Nazaire en 90 min"

Guided Tour: “Un tour de Saint-Nazaire en 90 minutes” (90-minute city tour of Saint-Nazaire)

This walking tour invites you to witness the city’s heritage of the 19th to 21th centuries. Discover the different facets and developments of a seaside port city and expand your vision of Saint-Nazaire beyond old ideas. Highlights: you will stroll around the former train station, get a better understanding of the 1950s architecture at the Avenue de la République and admire the “Belle Epoque” villas in La Havane neighbourhood… before heading to the seafront promenade.

  • Approx. 1½ hours.
  • Tour in French.
  • Meeting point: submarine base, near the Tourist Office
  • Make savings thanks to the ‘forfait Patrimoine’: Écomusée + 1 guided tour “Un tour de Saint-Nazaire en 90min” (see details in the Practical Info section below)

Practical Information

Prices – City Tours

Full Reduced* Children aged 4-17
€6 €5 €3
Make savings thanks to the ‘forfait Patrimoine’
Écomusée + 1 guided city tour
Full Reduced* Children aged 4-17
€10 €8 €5
*Reduced price (on presentation of proof): students, job seekers, people with disabilities with one accompanying person

Free admission for children under the age of 4 and annual PASS holders

Where can I buy tickets?

  • On this website
  • On site, 3 ticket offices: submarine base, fortified lock and Écomusée

Means of payment: cash, credit card (VISA and Mastercard)

 

Accessibility

  • Mobility impairment: the tours are wheelchair accessible
  • Deaf and hearing impaired visitors: no specific arrangement
  • Blind and visually impaired visitors: no specific arrangement
  • Mentally impaired visitors: the tours do not contain any potentially problematic elements

For further clarification or information, please call +33 (0)2 28 540 640