Centre national de la Mer

Initiative Type: Infrastructures

Belém Statement Area: Ocean Resources

Initiative Location: France

Time Frame: 1991-Ongoing


Nausicaa is the biggesr aquarium in Europe compose by two main areas: "The High Seas" and "Mankind and Shores". In the "The High Seas" area visitors can face the immensity of the deep blue sea and experience the new “Journey on the High Seas”. Thanks to effective scenography and an immersive experience, visitors will feel like an explorer delving into the mysteries of the high seas. In the "Mankind and Shores" area the visitors will embark on a grand tour of the world’s seas via the North Sea, the Mediterranean, the Tropics, the Cape, the Californian coastline... During this voyage visitors will learn how Mankind and the Ocean cohabit. Discover the biodiversity, distant ecosystems and the many services the sea provides for Mankind. And why we must protect it.

Contact: Manuel Cira, Nausicaa,

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