Sightseeing route in Brest

Brest

【City description】

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.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★☆☆

【Time required】

 4 h

【Budget】

 12 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★★☆☆

【Sightseeing route】



【Start】

①Brest station

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.



③Saint-Louis Church

Église Saint-Louis

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 8 h 30 am – 6 pm

Close: No

★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.



④Art Museum

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.



⑤Tanguy Tower

Tour Tanguy

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.



【Goal】

Brest Station

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