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Brest by Ibrendan @flickr
Embouchure de la Penfeld
Embouchure de la Penfeld by Julien Carnot @flickr
Brest by Viditu @flickr
Place-de-la-Liberte by Michel Briand @flickr
Pont de Recouvrance
Pont de Recouvrance by Viditu @flickr
Gare de Brest
Gare de Brest by Julien Carnot @flickr
Brest by Henry_Marion @flickr
Have a Rest
Have a Rest by Bruno Girin @flickr
Brest Castle
Brest Castle by Oatsy40 @flickr
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Top sigths of France

Versailles has become a true shrine of medieval culture. The same named palace is the biggest sight of this place. Long ago it was the residence of French kings, so its spacious halls have retained their elegance and luxury till our days. During an excursion in the palace, tourists will know more about the history of that place and the purpose of every room. The most famous landmarks of Versailles are the Grand Canal and the Neptune Fountain. Versailles is located in the centre of a beautiful park decorated with statues and fountains. There are two historic buildings in the distant part of the park – the Grand Trianon and the Petite Trianon. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Brest

Brest sightseeing

Brest is a large port city in France. During the times of the World War II it was used as a military base. German submarines were kept there. In case you want to learn more about the pre-war history of this city, you should visit the old Castle that is now used as a museum. Also don’t forget to climb up the Tanguy tower and see magnificent views of the city and its suburbs. Another place of interest is the … Open

Cultural excursion through Brest - things to see

Brest is a beautiful city with rich history. It was damaged severely during the Second World War, so today tourists can see only a fraction of historic sites and place of interest that have managed to survive. The ancient castle of Brest and Tour Tanguy Tower located not far away from it are known as the most famous attractions of the city. The castle was built in the 14th century. This is a powerful fortification, … Open

Attractions and active leisure

The Roof Entertainment Center can definitely be called a multipurpose place where you can have a good time as a family. You can also take a dip, and to do this, the city offers Foch swimming pool with its fantastic leisure opportunities. To discover the wonderful sea world, be sure to visit Oceanopolis presenting the great diversity of ocean fauna. Children aged from 3 to 6 years old will definitely like Kijou Parc … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Brest is famous for its delicious restaurants, many of which are known outside the country. Either savvy tourists or admirers of exotic dishes will surely find dining facilities for their taste here. However, connoisseurs of meat dishes and seafood will be especially delighted with the choice of dishes in local restaurants. A modest eatery of Le Bouche a Oreille never ceases to amaze its visitors by a huge choice of … Open

Traditions and mentality of Brest

The local cuisine offers a lot of seafood and fish, which is no wonder, given the geographical location of Brest. This cuisine is always hearty and, in addition to seafood, the main ingredients also include salted butter and buckwheat. Traditional dishes that are worth trying first are Kouign-amann (Breton cake), Far (plum pie), Hardtack (biscuits made from buckwheat flour), Crepe Flambee (pancakes with rum), and … Open

Travel guide to Brest

There is very beautiful National botanical garden in the city, it was based more than 40 years ago. Originally the purpose of this garden was a collection of rare disappearing plants, today its visitors can see the unique plants brought from all from all corners of the world. The part of a collection of a botanical garden is presented to a warm season on the open air, and in winter visitors can walk in a beautiful … Open

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