Why you will love Brest

There are thousands of reasons to love a place. Its soul, its architecture, its history, its inhabitants ... Brest and its region are among those places that don’t leave anyone indifferent. Here, contemplate the city and at large the 360° view.

The Breton tip is surprising, "we don’t just pass through here, we come", and usually we come back! Brest is authentic, natural, urban and maritime. Land of great explorations, it invites today’s adventurers to discover it in a new light. Here, the past and future, punctuate each area and therefore gives the Pays de Brest a unique atmosphere. Ocean lovers have one of the "most beautiful harbor in the world" as a playground, a fully protected body of water of 180 km². Hiking lovers can walk along the steep coast of the peninsula and discover a breathtaking coastline. Labeled "City of Art and History", Brest charms more than one with its rich historical heritage. City dwellers roam the city, on foot, by bike, bus, tram, and cable car and enjoy an urban setting with a "sea view". Here, the small pleasures of everyday life become spectacular: a lunch on the grass can be improvised as easily as having a drink at a terrace with friends on lower Siam,or a hop on the island of Ouessant by boat after work.

The Pays de Brest is a key destination in Brittany. The landscapes are admired by all, as well as the art of living. Concert halls, shows, museums, art centers, galleries, festivals, restaurants, visits, walks ... Here, we sow simple pleasures, real pleasures, and we get a breath of fresh air!

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