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School holidays animations



During every school holiday, our guides-animators propose activities for young and old, included in the visit itinerary. The Cité de la Voile in Lorient does everything possible to ensure that you have a wonderful memory of your visit! An outing to enjoy with the family during the holidays...



Summer holidays

all zones

From July, 3rd
to August, 29th

every day


included in the visit


Éric Tabarly 11.30 am + 4 pm


Mécanowinch 3 pm

Cité Cap'Quiz 5 pm


Éric Tabarly, an extraordinary sailor


Our guides will take you on an encounter with this legendary sailor. Beyond his navigational skills, Éric Tabarly proved his ingenuity and innovation in shipbuilding. From one Pen Duick to another, relive the successes and anecdotes associated with this great visionary.

Winter holidays: Daily at 3.00 pm

Spring holidays: Daily at 2.30 pm

Summer holidays: Daily at at 11.30 am and 4.00 pm

Autumn holidays: Daily at 2.30 pm

Christmas holidays: Daily at 2.30 pm

Length 30 mins.

Cité Cap'Quiz


Young and old, test your maritime culture, measure up to other visitors by answering the questions and become the top sailor of the day!

Winter holidays: Daily at 4.00 pm

Summer holidays: Daily at 5.00 pm

Length 30 mins.



With our captain, discover the mechanism of the winch and move on to the complete realization! You build your gear and watch the forces multiply. You will see that this can be useful to hoist a sail!

Summer holidays: Daily at 3.00 pm

Christmas holidays: Daily at 4.00 pm

Length 40 mins.

Bato labo


What does a skipper's pantry look like? What energy sources are available on board? Knots, but for what purpose? How to analyse the weather forecast? What are the right safety reflexes to have at sea? These are all questions that you are asking yourself and that our guides and instructors will be happy to answer around the Bato-labo. A new experience to discover!

Spring holidays: On Saturday and Sunday at 4.00 pm

Length 30 mins.

Tous à vos bouts


Whith your eyes closed, learn with our guides how to make marine knots!

Spring holidays: From Monday to Friday at 4.00 pm

Length 30 mins.

Special "Transat Jacques Vabre"


Around our digital map table, follow this transatlantic race which takes place every 2 years.

Autumn holidays: Daily at 4.00 pm

Length 30 mins.