Charter yacht in Lorient

6 yachts for rent in Lorient

Lorient (Lorian) is a city on the Atlantic coast of France in the Brittany region just south of Brest and not far from Nantes. Lorient was founded in 1628 at the time of Richelieu, the Musketeers and the siege of La Rochelle, it is a young city by French standards. The population of Lorient is about 60 thousand people. It is a large port and industrial center. In 1664, Lorient became the center of the East India Company and the base of the French navy.

Dufour 44 Performance
Lorient, France
  • 2003
  • Length 13.35 m
  • Beam 4.24 m
  • Draft 2.31 m
$ 2 323
per week
03:59 05.12.2021
RM 970
Lorient, France
  • 2018
  • Length 9.65 m
  • Beam 3.70 m
  • Draft 2.10 m
$ 1 809
per week
20:24 18.10.2021
Dufour 380 GL
Lorient, France
  • 2014
  • Length 10.90 m
  • Beam 3.85 m
  • Draft 1.90 m
$ 1 845
per week
18:46 12.10.2021
Dufour 382 GL
Lorient, France
  • 2016
  • Length 11.23 m
$ 1 748
per week
23:24 18.10.2021
Lorient, France
  • 2017
  • Length 10.28 m
$ 1 650
per week
19:06 18.10.2021
RM 10.70
Lorient, France
  • 2019
  • Length 10.65 m
$ 2 036
per week
18:56 13.10.2021

During the Second World War, Lorient gained fame as the main base of German submarines, from where "packs of wolves" went out to intercept Atlantic convoys. It is clear that there are no beaches in the city itself, and to get to them you must either rent a yacht in Lorient, or go around the bay by car.

You can rent a yacht in Lorient in the Lorient marina, which can accommodate 370 yachts up to 55 m in length and up to 3.5 m draft. You can get to the marina from Saint Pierrefonds airport - it is 50 km away If you cannot find a direct flight, you can get there with a transfer in Paris, however, you can get from Paris to Lorient by high-speed train or car. Nearby, on the other side of the bay, in the neighboring towns there are 4 more marinas.

The beaches in the Lorient area are located on the shores of the Bay of Biscay, to get to them you should go on a yacht rented in Lorient from the Blavet estuary to the ocean, closer are the beaches on the right bank of the Basse de la Passe Quest. The beaches are sandy, Plage de Toulhars, Plage de Port Maria and Lorient Plage are shallow, suitable for families with children, but they have a modest infrastructure and are highly prone to ebb and flow. South of the Blavet estuary, the entire coast from Cape Le Havre to Cape Quiberon is a continuous wide sandy beach, suitable for families, surfing, kitesurfing and other water sports, at its beginning is the Brittany Kitesurf School, to the south on Plage du Magouëro thanks to the underwater rocks - a convenient place for snorkeling. These beaches do not have infrastructure and you need to take everything you need with you, a yacht rented in Lorient will help you with this - on board you can take sports equipment that is useful for outdoor activities, a supply of water and food, other necessary things.

Lorient's attractions are associated with his military and colonial past. The most famous museums in Lorian are the Keroman submarine base, which preserved a 1942 simulator for training the crews of German U-bots and the museum of the East India Company, founded by Colbert, the finance minister of Louis XIV immortalized in Dumas' books. An interesting fishing port, parks, many buildings of the twentieth century in the city center, despite their relative youth, are monuments of architecture. In August, Lorient hosts the Celtic Music Festival. Breton cuisine deserves close attention of tourists with its pancakes, many varieties of apple cider and, especially, oysters and other seafood.