About us

Saint-Nazaire Tourisme & Patrimoine / Visit Saint-Nazaire is a public institution, created in January 2009, which is responsible for:

  • Implementing the city’s policy for the development of tourism
  • A continuing commitment to interpreting and communicating the city’s cultural heritage to the public
  • Managing Saint-Nazaire’s Tourist Information Centre
  • Managing and promoting the city’s tourist sites: the heritage museum Ecomusée; Escal’Atlantic, the reconstitution of an ocean liner inside the former submarine base; the submarine Espadon, launched in 1958; the lighthouse of Kerlédé and the barrow of Dissignac
  • Acquiring and managing collections according to the museum code of practice.

Further, Saint-Nazaire Tourisme & Patrimoine / Visit Saint-Nazaire has the exclusive authority to organise guided tours of industrial companies in Saint-Nazaire: Shipyard STX France, Airbus and Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port.

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