It is the modern city in the west of the region. Because the bicycle race between Paris and Brest has taken place before, the dessert Paris-Brest was invented. The fortress is located by the sea and used for the navy at present.
Gare de Brest
★Go to Georges Clemenceau Avenue as far as Liberté Square. It takes 10 minutes by walk.
②Tourist Information Center
Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro
★Go to Siam St from the square and turn right at the first crossroad. It takes 5 minutes.
Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro
Opening hour: 8 h 30 am – 6 pm
★Go back to Siam St and go to Traverse St on the left hand. When you go through a park, turn right. It takes 15 minutes.
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Brest
Time required: 40 min / Admission fee: 5 euros
Opening hour: 10 am – noon / 2 pm – 6 pm (it’s open only in the afternoon on Sunday)
Close: Monday, national holidays
★Go back to Siam St and pass Recouvrance Bridge. Then, visit a tower on the left hand. It takes 20 minutes.
Time required: 30 min / Admission fee: 0 euro
Opening hour: 10 am – noon / 2 pm – 6 pm (it’s open only in the afternoon on Tuesday and Friday between October and May)
Close: 1/1, 5/1, 12/25
★Pass the bridge again and turn right immediately to go to Marine Boulevard. It takes 15 minutes.
⑥Brest Naval Museum
Musée National de la Marine
Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 7 euros
Opening hour: 10 am – 6 h 30 pm (1 h 30 pm – 6 pm between October and March)
Close: Tuesday between October and March, 1/1, 12/25
★Go to Denver St to return to the station. It takes 20 minutes by walk.