Often called the “Cité du Ponant”, the city of Brest is the capital of the Finistère department and has approximately 143,000 inhabitants. It is also a university city with nearly 23,000 students.
Now is the time to embark on an unforgettable holiday in Brittany with your family or friend
A marine culture
Obviously, it is difficult to dissociate Brest from the sea. Begin your holiday in Brest by exploring its natural harbour, certainly one of the most beautiful in Europe!
Take advantage of the different ports in the city to spend a pleasant moment as a couple or with friends.
To learn more about the sea and its secrets, visit the National Maritime Museu
Océanopolis, a must-visit attraction
It is hard to imagine visiting Brest without stopping to see Océanopolis, this aquatic centre consists of fifty aquariums and is an invitation to explore the depths of the sea. More than 1,000 species of marine animals and plants can be observed during a visit with your family or friends.
Things to do in Brest
Brest and its region offer many activities to keep you busy during your holiday in the Finistère department. Participate in water sports such as kayaking, windsurfing or kite surfing for thrill seekers!
Go hiking on the many trails in the area and enjoy the breathtaking landscapes of the Finistère's rugged coastline.
Also, make room for culture for one day and visit the various museums in the city of Brest such as the Museum of Fine Arts
Tourist Office :
8 avenue Georges Clémenceau - 29200 BREST
Telephone : 33 (0)2 98 44 24 96
Town Hall :
2 rue Frézier - 29200 BREST
Telephone : 33 (0)2 98 00 80 80
51 rue Professeur Langevin - 29200 BREST
Telephone : 33 (0)2 98 47 07 55
Médiathèque de la Cavale Blanche :
Place Jack London - 29200 BREST
Telephone : 33 (0)2 98 33 58 70
Museum of Fine Arts :
24, rue Traverse - 29200 BREST
Telephone : 33(0)2 98 00 87 96
Musée National de la Marine :
Rue du Château - 29200 BREST
Telephone : 33(0)2 98 22 12 39
To know before you go in Brest !