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Things to see and do in Brest

Located in a beautiful roadstead, renowned for its International Maritime Festival, Brest has undeniable charm! A city of art and history, it has multiple facets as illustrated by its architecture with modernist, neoclassical, art nouveau and art deco buildings standing side by side...

Despite much of the town being destroyed in the 1944 air raids, it has successfully reinvented itself. Firmly focused on the future, its many 20th and 21st century buildings will surprise you.

A welcoming city

Maritime, modern, dynamic, authentic and friendly, Brest is always evolving. Discover the town’s main attractions at your own pace. The sea air, the friendly atmosphere... You have everything you need to discover the main sights in this town centre at the end of the world.

Explore sea life at Océanopolis or the town’s naval history at the castle. Stroll through the gardens of the Conservatoire Botanique or the Ateliers des Capucins cultural centre... Brest has a lot to offer!

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