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Light Rain
max. 19 °C
min. 16 °C

Wind: 12 km/h
Precipitation forecast: 1,7 mm
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Data updated at 06:22 (local time)
At that time, the weather was:
Overcast 17.2 °C / Overcast

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When to go to Brest? (France)

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What to do in Brest : Tips, places, hotels and restaurants

BrestTown in Brittany, in the extreme northwest of the Breton peninsula, Brest has slightly less than 140 000 inhabitants. Known for its important port activity, it has become today also a university town leading. It is reached by train from Paris (the station is the terminus of the line), as well as the road from Paris via Nantes or Quimper. There is also a nearby airport of the city. In the city, this is the car that is the most used means of transport, but we see the emergence of electric bicycles, and there is also a tram line and a dense bus network. You will discover with admiration in the maritime city its distinctive bay and its various sites and monuments: the bridge of Iroise, a very impressive cable-stayed bridge; the lively Commandant-Malbert see dock for construction sites and boats moored in the port; the castle and its naval museum; Océanopolis the park, unique in Europe, with its huge aquariums and clinical Seal; National Botanical Conservatory with its 1,000 m2 of tropical greenhouses and plants among the rarest in the world; Tanguy tower, built in the 14th century at the foot of Recouvrance Bridge, home of huge dioramas Jim Sévellec, painter and ceramist, who reconstruct historical scenes remarkable precision; home of the Fountain, a remnant of the old Brest today with exhibitions. Outdoor lovers will not be left out: you can make walks or real hiking on the coastal paths or on side roads: 600 km of hiking trails to explore on foot, horseback or bicycle are available sports, discover what the rich natural heritage and its wide variety of landscapes.


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