Bus or bicycle, prefer alternative transportation to arrive on the Race Village

By car

Take exit Lorient on National Road N165. Follow directions for Lorient Les Ports for a few miles. At the first roundabout, follow direction Lorient La Base.


By bicycle

THe Race Village is equiped with bicycle parkinglots. Don't hesitate and ride your bike up to us !



By public transportation / bus


One day ticket is 2.80€

The bus runs from 10am till 10pm, or as late as 1am on Friday and Saturday


You can use all the other CTRL kind of public transportation in Lorient with this daily ticket. 
Return buses from the Village to the city center will run as late as 1.30am on Friday and Saturday.


By ferry


3 lignes of ferries connect Lorient and its surrounding harbors

- One between Port Louis "La pointe" harbor and Lorient "Port de Pêche" harbor.

- One between Locmiquélic "Pen Mané" harbor and Lorient "Port de pêche"

- One between Locmiquélic "Sainte Catherine" harbor and Lorient "Quai des Indes" 


Extra night buses and ferries are programmed on lignes: 1s, 14s, 22s and 52s for late returns.

- 1s: last return at 0h20 from Faouëdic

- 14s: last departure from Quai des Indes at 00hr45

- 22s: one extra departure from Faouëdic in each directions at 00hr55

- 52s: 2 extra departures from Faouëdic towards Quéven at 00hr15 and 00Hr50. 1 extra departure towards Le Ter at 00hr55. 


 Please note that these will be running on Thursday June 11th. These extra buses will be reachable from bus stops Faouëdic or Quai des Indes.

To follow the regattas...


Each regatta departure (inport, start of the race) will be the opportunity for special ceremonies with presentations of each team. 


Join us on the Race Village to attend the teams' parade...


On Land


Giant screens will allow you to follow the start of the regattas. 2D and 3D animations will help you understand the strategies in place on the water.

Not a specialist of regatta rules ? No problem ! Volunteers will be available to help you decipher tactic moves and choices of each team.


From the shore, you will be able to observe the Volvo Ocean 65 between Larmor-Plage and Pointe du Talut. This area is a protected Natura 2000 zone: please stay on the marked trails, respect the local wildlife and vegetation.


Disabled visitors will be able to follow the inport regatta from the Kerpape Center gardens.  


Our livestream online will of course be available at www.volvooceanracelorient.com




On Water


-If you wish to be on the water and follow the regattas as close as possible, contact Lorient Tourist Information Center: 
accueil@lorient-tourisme.fr  or call +33 (0)2 97 847 800



-  Exclusion Zone will be of course reserved to the exclusive use of the Volvo Ocean 65! However, sailing friends, you are all invited on the water to welcome and support these extreme sailors respecting this exclusion zone. 


On Tuesday June 16th, the race will take the following route: Lorient rade towards Quiberon, then Raz de Sein. 

All information will be available at your harbor master's office and on our website: www.volvooceanracelorient.com



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