Brest

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Overview

Brest, conquer the West! Located in Brittany, Brest is the second most important port of France. Built again after the second world war bombardments, it is also a large university town. Plan several day in Brest as it already take one day to visit the "Oceanopolis".

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Getting there You can get to Brest from Le Mans, St Brieuc and Guingamp. Best price and travel duration below.

From Paris 04:09 2,066
From Rennes 02:02 2,397
From Nantes 03:22 3,959
From Le Mans 03:23 3,058
From St Brieuc 01:09 1,653
From Guingamp 01:00 1,364
From Quimper 01:08 1,463
From Morlaix 00:31 802


Getting around From Brest, you can travel to nearby cities and towns. Best price and travel duration below.

To Morlaix 00:53 802
To Guingamp 03:29 1,281
To Quimper 03:31 1,174
To St Brieuc 03:45 1,603
To Lamballe 04:00 1,785
To Rennes 04:23 2,397
To Le Mans 05:45 3,058
To Nantes 06:05 3,537
To Paris 06:22 2,066

While you're there

Brest, conquer the West!

Located in Brittany, Brest is the second most important port of France. Built again after the second world war bombardments, it is also a large university town. Plan several day in Brest as it already take one day to visit the "Oceanopolis".

If you want to learn more about Brest history, head for the magnificent "Motte-Tanguy" Tower and its museum.

The Navy Museum is also worth the detour. It is ideally located in the oldest monument of Brest: its picturesque castle. It houses an amazing collection showing the great naval adventure of the Brest dockyard. Let yourself be tempted by the discovery of the naval base of Brest and board on a docked war ship. Explore the "Fort Montbarrey", built under Louis the 16th, where you will find the Museum of WWII.

Don’t miss the delicious culinary specialities of Brest like the "Kig ha farz" or the "Kouign Amann".

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  • "Excellent comfortable trip"    
    I booked first class and realize that t is a nice alternative to travel by air - I enjoyed the restaurant break and didn't mind the 5 hours trip to Brest...The announcements were clear  
  • "Excellent coffee!"    
    Excellent coffee and friendly service in the kiosk on the train!  
  • "to the BREST"    
    The train was not crowded that time and the trip was enjoyable. Thanks  
  • "Nice"    
    It was a nice trip.  
  • "Paris To Brest"    
    Your prices are too expensive.