Visits with the Saint-Nazaire Tourist Office

From Friday 01 to Sunday 24 October 2021

Every day except Monday

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

From Friday 01 October to Monday 08 November 2021

Every day

From Monday 25 October to Sunday 07 November 2021

Every day

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

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  • Visits and walks ...

→ 4 museums - Saint-Nazaire Renversante
  • The Espadon, heading for something new!
Profoundly restored, the submarine Espadon offers a new, even more immersive tour. 1964: visitors are invited to set off on a secret mission to the North Pole for an astonishing exploration under the ice pack. New audio tour for adults and children, available in 8 languages.
Location: Fortified Lock, avenue de la Forme écluse.
Adults 11 €, 4-17 years old 5,50 € reduced rate 9 €.
  • Escal'Atlantic, the adventure of the liners
Embark on a great transatlantic adventure aboard the legendary liners. Explore decks, cabins and passageways and discover exceptional authentic objects. An immersive journey for the whole family, an unforgettable experience.
Location: Escal'Atlantic, submarine base, bd de la Légion d'Honneur.
Adults 14 €, 4 - 17 years 7 €, reduced rate 12 €.
  • EOL Centre éolien, in the air of time
EOL Centre éolien is the very first visitor's site entirely dedicated to the great adventure of offshore wind power. Take a journey through the exciting history of energy, from the first windmills to the wind turbines of the 21st century. You will experiment, blow, pedal, to understand everything about the production of electricity at sea. An interactive and entertaining tour unique in France!
Location: Fortified lock, avenue de la Forme écluse.
Adults 6 €, 4-17 years 3 € reduced rate 5 €.
  • Ecomuseum, a meeting with history
Through amazing collections, models, objects, films and photos, the Ecomuseum invites you to take a trip back in time. Discover Saint-Nazaire, a city that witnessed the 20th century.
Location: Ecomuseum, avenue de Saint-Hubert.
Adults 5 €, 4 - 17 years 2,50 €, reduced rate 4 €.
L'itinéraire bis de Mathilde - Autonomous digital tour
Smartphone in hand, find the tokens and follow Mathilde as she tells you her favourites among the collections. An interactive experience! Included in the Ecomuseum entrance ticket.
Practical information for the 4 visit sites:
  • From 1 to 24 October, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm
  • From 25 October to 7 November, every day, from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm (All Saints' Day school holidays)
  • Reservation: / 02 28 540 640
  • Compulsory health pass and mask to be worn

→ Three company visits - Saint-Nazaire Renversante

Days and times of company visits and booking on
Departure by coach from the submarine base.
Adults 17 €, 4-17 years 8,50 €, reduced rate 15 €.
Health pass compulsory and mask compulsory
  • Guided tour of the Chantiers de l'Atlantique
The visit to the shipyards plunges you into the heart of a rare industrial adventure revealing exceptional know-how. You will discover the workshops and assembly holds: a fascinating spectacle in the world of gigantism.
  • Guided tour of Airbus
In the immense assembly workshops, you will witness the birth of all Airbus aircraft: A320, A330, A350, etc. Just a few steps away from the cockpits and fuselages, you will be surprised by the precision of the workers' gestures.
  • Guided tour of the Grand Port Maritime
Discover the giant installations and the organisation of the first port on the French Atlantic coast. Vehicles, gas, cereals, parts for Airbus and the wind turbines of tomorrow... transit through its terminals.

- The Greeters of Saint-Nazaire Renversante - reservation required
Saint-Nazaire and Brière

Stroll with a Greeter in town, by the sea or in the countryside!
"Greeters are happy to welcome visitors as they would friends or family. The destination's Greeters are passionate about Saint-Nazaire and La Brière, which they help people discover with their own eyes during a walk and a real friendly meeting. True ambassadors of the region, they can also share their favourite places and even their good tips! Launched in New York in 1992, Greeters have spread to many countries around the world. Today, the concept is crossing the Atlantic. So let's have a greeting?
Free of charge. Reservations must be made at least 5 days before the tour on or at the Saint-Nazaire Tourist Office.

  • On the nature side...

→ La Brière ... as the crow flies!
In the heart of the Brière Regional Nature Park, the port of Rozé offers a break, a bubble of well-being for all nature lovers, in search of gentle sensations and green tourism! Come and admire the great new feature: the belvedere. From the top of its 24 metres, this observatory offers you an exceptional panorama of the Brière marshes, a breathtaking 360° view, while integrating with the surrounding vegetation.
  • On the heritage side...
→ Self-guided tour "Méan-Penhoët, neighbourhood stories".
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. Leaflet downloadable from /
→ Self-guided orientation trail - "Saint-Nazaire in the Belle Époque".
Armed with a 1905 map, you open your eyes to the city in the 1900s. From Petit Maroc to Villès-Martin via the Jardin des plantes, the town reveals what it has kept from a not so distant era...
Price €1.50. On sale at the Tourist Office, in Escal'Atlantic shops and the fortified lock.
→ Surfing on the collections!

The Ecomuseum and its rich collections remain accessible online and offers many resources on the history of the city and the liners. The Saint-Nazaire Ecomuseum holds important collections and heritage holdings relating to the history of the city, the heritage of the liners built at the Saint-Nazaire shipyards and the submarine Espadon. So, are you ready to surf on the heritage? Go to
  • Type of Event :
    • Visite guidée
  • Theme of the Event/Visit/Activity :
    • Nature
    • History / heritage
  • Type of Visit :
    • Walking tour with a guide
  • Public in question :
    • Adults
    • Children
    • Entertainment for kids
3 boulevard de la Légion d'Honneur
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 47.27339
Longitude : -2.20457
Office de tourisme de Saint-Nazaire
3 boulevard de la Légion d'Honneur
Visites avec l'Office de tourisme de Saint-Nazaire
3 boulevard de la Légion d'Honneur