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Tourism in Brest

Tourism in Brest

The closest beach to our hotel is the Moulin Blanc beach, less than 2 kms from the hotel, accessible on foot and ideal for an early morning jog.

Brest, the capital of the westernmost department of France, the Finistère. It is often said that you don't come to Brest by chance, because " In Brest, you don't pass through, you come here ! ". The maritime atmosphere of Brest will give you the sea legs and will make you discover the harbour, theatre of many ballads and visits.

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Les Tonnerres de Brest

Brest Maritime Festival

In Brest, come and discover the most beautiful ships of the planet.

Between the sailboats and the ships, each one more breathtaking than the other, walk on the pontoons to the sounds of the various sea songs hummed by the sailors coming from the 4 corners of the planet.

In 2012, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Brest International Maritime Festival. In 2016, nearly 700,000 spectators came to attend the maritime festivities.

Fireworks and night parades are on the agenda to celebrate these festivities which take place in Brest every 4 years. See you in 2020, from 10 to 16 July!

Oceanopolis

L'aquarium de Brest

The large aquarium of Brest, the Océanopolis, benefits from a unique structure in Europe. Brest enjoys a strong reputation in oceanography since it is the European capital in this field.

The park covers almost 9 hectares and has welcomed more than 13 million visitors since its opening.

Phare du Petit Minou Brest Brit Hotel
Activities around Brest

Do you want to know what to do in the Brest region when you come to the hotel? Click on the link below for ideas for visits 

Activities and tourism in Brest

Take the time to visit the Château de Brest where the Musée National de la Marine is located, discover the seabed at Océanopolis or have fun at the Récré des 3 Curés. There is something for all tastes and ages!