Top 10 places in Brest

Our app features the history of 30 monuments and great sites including places to discover Brest. Here is a selection of the top 10 monuments of the city, with an extract of the texts available in the application and written by our teams of specialists. For full content, download our Android and iPhone Guide and start creating your travel journal for your stay at Brest

Visit Tour Tanguy

Tour Tanguy

Located opposite the castle, the Tower was built in the 14th century to watch the entrance to the Penfeld. Transformed into a dwelling house in the 19th century, it was damaged in 1944. In 1959, Brest artist and historian Jim Sévellec was entrusted with the task of transforming the Tower into ... Read more

Visit Océanopolis


Océanopolis is a unique ocean discovery park in Europe. More than 10,000 marine animals of 1,000 different species are presented through three thematic pavilions: polar, tropical and temperate. Embark on a world tour of the oceans! Océanopolis, it is also movies, entertainment, restaurants and... Read more

Visit Square Mathon

Square Mathon

The square bears the name of the architect Jean-Baptiste Mathon, architect of the reconstruction of Brest. It is the link between the two main streets Siam and Jean Jaurès, separated by the Place de la Liberté. Initially, it was a green space created by Mathon. It was redesigned in 1999 by the... Read more

Visit National Botanical Conservatory

National Botanical Conservatory

The National Botanical Conservatory, the first establishment in the world to devote itself solely to the rescue of endangered plants, cultivates, as a priority, threatened plants from France, Europe and the islands of the world. Visiting exhibitions at the reception pavilion, discovering the... Read more

Visit National Museum of the Navy of the Castle of Brest

National Museum of the Navy of the Castle of Brest

The castle is the oldest monument in Brest: 1,800 years of history. The city was born there. A true fortress with Gallo-Roman origins, it offers multiple panoramas on the city. Located in this exceptional setting, the museum houses a very fine collection of models of ships, paintings and sculptures... Read more

Visit Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Fine Arts

The current museum opened its doors in 1968. Today, nearly 300 works offer a panorama of European painting from the end of the 16th century to the mid-20th century. Some collections are devoted to La Bretagne which was one of the favorite destinations of the traveling artists. Read more

Visit Fort Montbarey Memorial

Fort Montbarey Memorial

This fortified structure, built in 1776 by order of Louis XVI, houses a museum of the Second World War. Read more

Visit Explorers' Garden

Explorers' Garden

The history has rendezvous right bank, in the mythical district of Recouvrance, in the garden of Explorers. Located overlooking the river and the Rade, it offers you an unobstructed view of these and the Castle and testifies to the important contribution of Brest to the maritime expeditions of the... Read more

Visit Church of Saint-Sauveur

Church of Saint-Sauveur

Originally built in the 17th century, it is the oldest church in Brest. The inhabitants settled there many brotherhoods. It soon proved insufficient and it was demolished in 1724 to make room for a more spacious church. The little story: the entrepreneur M. PERROT thought he had a good idea by... Read more

Visit Pontaniou Prison

Pontaniou Prison

It was built from 1805 to 1810. Maritime prison until 1952, it was then used for civilian purposes. During the Second World War, the prison was used by the Germans until December 1944 for political prisoners, resistants and common rights. Originally, it was a model prison with a certain comfort and... Read more

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