Heritage season in Saint-Nazaire

From Friday 01 October to Sunday 07 November 2021

Every day

from 11:00

Every day

10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 18:00

Every day

Every day

Every day

Sunday 03 October 2021

from 11:00

from 15:30

From Wednesday 06 to Wednesday 20 October 2021

Wednesday

14:30 to 17:00

Sunday 17 October 2021

from 16:00

From Saturday 23 October to Sunday 07 November 2021

Every day

Every day

14:30 to 17:00

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday

10:00 to 12:00

Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday

10:00 to 12:00

From Tuesday 26 October to Tuesday 02 November 2021

Tuesday

from 16:00

From Wednesday 27 October to Wednesday 03 November 2021

Wednesday

from 15:00

From Wednesday 27 October to Friday 05 November 2021

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

15:00 to 18:00

Thursday 28 October 2021

from 16:00

Thursday 04 November 2021

from 16:00

Sunday 07 November 2021

from 11:00

from 15:30

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Presentation

From 1 October to 7 November, the heritage season allows you to discover the history of the city of Saint-Nazaire and its heritage. Activities and visits are offered for young and old: guided tours of the tourist sites, sensory trail or independent orientation trail.

On the programme:
  • At the Escal'Atlantic : 
- From October 1st to November 7th
Guided tour "La grande traversée
Aboard Escal'Atlantic, follow in the footsteps of the crew to understand the organisation of the floating city that was the transatlantic liners. Every day at 11 am. Duration 1 h 30. Full price 14 €, reduced 12 €, 4-17 years 7 €.
Booking recommended saint-nazaire-tourisme.com / saint-nazaire-musees.com
Meeting point: Escal'Atlantic, base sous-marine, bd de la Légion d'honneur

- From October 23rd to November 7th
Booklet Game and guided tour "The animals of Normandy
A treasure hunt to share with the family to find funny feathered and furry passengers. Included in the entrance ticket: full price 14 €, reduced 12 €, 4-17 years 7 € According to opening hours.
Meeting point: Escal'Atlantic, submarine base, bd de la Légion d'honneur 

- Wednesday 27 October and Wednesday 3 November
telier - "Cocktail on board Normandie
After an evocation of the bars where the passengers enjoyed their cocktails, you will follow the advice of the Escal'Atlantic barman. As a family, compose the elegant non-alcoholic mix inspired by the 1930s, which you can then enjoy.
3pm. Full price €6, reduced €5
Booking required saint-nazaire-tourisme.com / saint-nazaire-musees.com
Meeting point: Escal'Atlantic, submarine base, bd de la Légion d'honneur
 
  • At the Ecomuseum : 
- Every day
Exhibition "Regard miroir ou le paysage réinventé" (Mirror look or the reinvented landscape)
The postcard, a simple memory of a place? Through his eyes, the photographer offers us his vision of the Saint-Nazaire he knew, refined by the editor. And what if this little illustrated object had more to tell us? Behind the main subject, other views, other scenes, other stories can be read. The postcards thus form a multifaceted landscape.
From 10 am to 1 pm and from 2 pm to 6 pm. Included in the entrance ticket
Meeting point: Écomusée, avenue de Saint-Hubert

- Sunday 3 October and Sunday 7 November
Guided tour "Saint-Nazaire, a city on the move
Saint-Nazaire has been a builder, a port, a trader and a naval shipyard, and has undergone rapid development since the 19th century. Through the collections of the Écomusée, a mediator will take you on a journey through the astonishing and singular history of this city open to the world.
At 11 am and 3.30 pm. Free admission. Booking recommended saint-nazaire-tourisme.com / saint-nazaire-musees.com
Meeting point: Écomusée, avenue de Saint-Hubert

- Wednesdays 6, 13 and 20 October
Crane jumping" game
Every Wednesday afternoon, curious young and old are welcome at the museum. On the programme: thanks to a giant game, the children encourage the older ones to be curious with the help of a mediator. Together, learn about the Nazairian adventure, with the crane-jumper full of pitfalls and riddles.
From 2.30 pm to 5 pm, several sessions in the afternoon. Included in the admission ticket Information on saint-nazaire-musees.com
Meeting point: Écomusée, avenue de Saint-Hubert


All Saints' Day holidays >> In the morning the museum is a family experience!

- From 23 October to 7 November 
Saturdays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Independent family game - "Very small, very big" - from 4 years old Miniatures or giants? Appearances can be deceiving. Explore, observe and compare objects in the museum with your family.
From 10 am to 12 pm. Included in the admission ticket
Meeting point: Écomusée, avenue de Saint-Hubert

- Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Game - "Histoires croisées" - from 7 years old Look for, find and observe the objects in the collection to reconstruct the story of Louis, Paulette and Jean-Pierre, inhabitants of Saint-Nazaire at three different times. An active and visual exploration of the history of Saint-Nazaire.
From 10 am to 12 pm. Included in the entrance ticket
Meeting point: Écomusée, avenue de Saint-Hubert 

- From 23 October to 7 November
Snapshots - "Stories of the city" Every afternoon, a mediator offers you a 10-minute insight into the history of the city through objects from the Écomusée's collections.
Every day from 2.30 to 5 pm. Included in the entrance ticket
Meeting point: Écomusée, avenue de Saint-Hubert

- Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: 27, 28, 29 October and 3, 4, 5 November
Investigation game "Henri Vince's enigmas, an investigation at the museum" The professionals at the Écomusée have just found the archives of a former curator and a mysterious chest. Lead the investigation to solve the enigma and open the chest left by a certain Henri Vince.
From 3 pm to 6 pm. Duration: 1 hour. Included in the entrance ticket
Meeting point: Écomusée, avenue de Saint-Hubert
 
  • Discovery tours of the city

- Sunday 17th October
Guided tour "History(s) of graffiti" Under the light of torches, a mediator makes the graffiti of the submarine base speak for an original approach of the history of the place.
At 4 pm. Free admission. Booking recommended saint-nazaire-tourisme.com / saint-nazaire-musees.com
Meeting point: Submarine base, bd de la Légion d'honneur

- Tuesdays 26th October and 2nd November
Guided tour "The gateway to the open sea" A walk from the south lock to the outer harbour, to discover the facilities that make the city a gateway to sea travel.
At 4pm. Free Booking recommended saint-nazaire-tourisme.com / saint-nazaire-musees.com
Meeting point: Petit Maroc district, near the lift bridge, quai de la Vieille ville

- Thursday 28th October
Guided tour "Sport in the city, a green city, from the landscape park to the Saucer" After the Second World War, the large marsh near the city centre was transformed into a vast park dedicated to sport and the outdoors. The architects put a strange saucer there...
At 4 pm. Duration: 45 min. Free Booking recommended saint-nazaire-tourisme.com / saint-nazaire-musees.com
Meeting point: to be confirmed

- Thursday 4th November
Guided tour "Du Sable à la Havane" A garden that looks out over the ocean and sometimes makes you forget about it, beautiful bourgeois houses proudly standing not far from the beach... On the seafront, in this residential district built at the end of the 19th century, seeing and being seen are equally important.
At 4 pm. Duration: 45 min. Free Booking recommended saint-nazaire-tourisme.com / saint-nazaire-musees.com
Meeting point: Petit Maroc district, near the lift bridge, quai de la Vieille ville.
 
  • Self-guided tours

- Every day
Explore the Méan-Penhoët district to discover its hidden nuggets by following 3 routes on the Baludik mobile application and by spotting the street furniture and the works of street artist Jinks Kunst.
Free of charge. Downloadable brochure saint-nazaire-tourisme.com / saint-nazaire-musees.com
Tickets: Leaflet available at the Tourist Office. Base sous-marine, bd de la Légion d'honneur. Route through the Méan-Penhoët district

Every day
Self-guided orientation tour of the town in 1900 "Saint-Nazaire à la Belle Époque" With a 1905 map, you can open your eyes to the town in 1900. From Petit Maroc to Villès-Martin via the Jardin des Plantes, the town reveals what it has kept from a not so distant era... A tour where observation and walking meet history.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours. Price €1.50
On sale at the Tourist Office and in the Escal'Atlantic and Écluse fortifiée shops

- Every day
Self-guided tour "Photo novel, a day in the city" Photo novel in hand, set off to discover the city and find the viewpoints with our exclusive viewer.
Duration: 1 h 30 to 2 h. Free of charge. Recommended for children aged 12 and over. Reservations strongly recommended on saint-nazaire-musees.com
Meeting point: Saint-Nazaire Tourist Office, submarine base, bd de la Légion d 'honneur

Information and booking on www.saint-nazaire-musees.com or by telephone on 02 28 540 640
Information
  • Type of Event :
    • Training/courses
    • Visite guidée
  • Theme of the Event/Visit/Activity :
    • Art (paintings, sculptures...)
    • Culture
    • History / heritage
  • Type of Visit :
    • Walking tour with a guide
  • Public in question :
    • Adults
    • Children
    • Entertainment for kids
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Destination
3 boulevard de la Légion d'Honneur
44600
ST NAZAIRE
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 47.27339
Longitude : -2.20457
Office de tourisme de Saint-Nazaire
3 boulevard de la Légion d'Honneur
44600
ST NAZAIRE
Location
Saison Patrimoine à Saint-Nazaire
3 boulevard de la Légion d'Honneur
44600
ST NAZAIRE