Tourism Brest


Brest is a city located in the north west of France,  taking part of the Brittany region and the Finistère department.

It is famous for its massive bridge called le ‘Pont de Recouvrance’, the ‘rue de Siam’ and its military arsenal. The Tour Tanguy and the Castle are the most ancient monuments in Brest.

The city of Brest does not have much remaining historical buildings left, apart from a few monuments such as the Castle and the Tour Tanguy. Indeed, near all was obliterated by Allied air attacks during World War II. Brest was rebuilt quickly using a large amount of concrete after the war to provide housing for its residents, many of whom lived in temporary accommodation for a whole generation.

In Recouvrance, the left bank of the town, there remains an authentic street of the 17th century, Saint-Malo Street.

Sights in Brest

  1. Museum of Fine Arts
  2. Museum Tower Tanguy
  3. Museum of Marine de Brest 
  4. The Conservatoire botanical national de Brest
  5. The garden botanical de l'Hôpital d'Instruction des Armées Clermont-Tonnerre
  6. Pount of Recouvrance
  7. Church Saint Martin
  8. Museum of Beaux Arts and memorial Fort Montbarey
  9. Museum of Fraise in Plougastel
  10. Oceanopolis



Discover Finistere

  • Thème : Sciences and discovery
  • Départ : Brest
  • Durée : 5 jours

Discover towns and cities to visit in the Finistère department.

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Camaret-sur-Mer

  • Thème : Walks
  • Départ : Camaret-sur-mer
  • Durée : 7 jours

Camaret-sur-Mer is a commune of the Finistere department in the Brittany region.

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Crozon

  • Thème : Sciences and discovery
  • Départ : Crozon
  • Durée : 7 jours

Crozon is a commune located in the department of Finistere in the region of Brittany.

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Telgruc-sur-Mer

  • Thème : Sciences and discovery
  • Départ : Telgruc-sur-mer
  • Durée : 2 jours

Telgruc-sur-Mer is a commune in the department of Finistere in the region of Brittany.

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