Brest
in Finistère of Brittany Region, France

Noteable things around
  • Piscine Tréziroise (amusement park, (10 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
48.390 and -4.486 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 48° 23' 25" and W -4° 29' 10"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
French, Breton, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Occitan
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:29 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Europe/Paris
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:35 am and 9:02 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.091 and 171.686 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Longbeach
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for France in Western Europe

Safety Score: 3,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to France.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning France. Last Update: 2020-04-09 07:42:24

Explore Brest

Brest in Finistère (Brittany Region) with it's 144,899 inhabitants is located in France about 314 mi (or 505 km) west of Paris, the country's capital.

Local time in Brest is now 05:29 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Europe / Paris with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 9 airports in the wider vicinity of Brest, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in France is Brest Bretagne Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

We found 1 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Chateaulin, Quimper, Morlaix, Lannion and Lorient. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 67 °F

Morning Temperature 11°C / 53 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 59%
Air Pressure 1020 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 11th of April 2020

18°C (64 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Light rain, calm, broken clouds.

Sunday, 12th of April 2020

12°C (53 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Monday, 13th of April 2020

15°C (59 °F)
11°C (51 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Oceania Brest Centre

Address
0,1 mi
82, Rue de Siam
29200 Brest
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:1 - 23:59
Weekend: 0:1 - 23:59


Best Western Europe

Address
2,5 mi
247 RUE DU GENERAL PAULET
29200 Brest
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Le Continental Oceania Hotels

Address
0,2 mi
22 rue de Lyon-Square de la Tour d'Auvergne
29200 Brest
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Qualys-Hotel La Paix Hôtel Contemporain

Address
0,2 mi
32 Rue Algésiras
29200 Brest
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


L'Amirauté Brest Oceania Hotels

Address
0,3 mi
41 rue Branda
29200 Brest
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


ibis Brest Centre

Address
0,5 mi
13, rue de Siam
29200 BREST
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Vauban

Address
0,1 mi
Avenue Georges Clemenceau 17
29200 Brest
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


ibis Brest Kergaradec Aéroport

Address
2,5 mi
Rue Romain Desfossés
29200 BREST
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


De la Corniche Logis

Address
1,7 mi
1 Rue de l'Amiral Nicol
29200 Brest
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:30 - 23:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 22:00


Appart City Brest Place de Strasbourg Résidence Hôtelière

Address
1,1 mi
Rue du Vercors 16-18
29200 Brest
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 20:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 15:00)
Weekend: 8:00 - 16:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 14:00)


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Brest sous les bombes

Published: January 13, 2015
Length: 58:40 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Brest. fr

Réalisation : Nicolas Hervoches Musique originale : Jacques Henry Commentaire dit par Géraldine Le Coq.


hypnose Brest

Published: August 19, 2013
Length: 44:22 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: La Télé de Gaetan

vidéo d'une hypnose de rue.


Brest - Ville de Brest - Brest City - Bretagne - France - Finistère - Brest visite - Brest visit

Published: March 29, 2011
Length: 23:45 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: mytourville

Images de la ville de Brest (Finistère / Penn Ar Bed ) dans la Bretagne / Breizh (Mai 2010) . Views of city of Brest (Bretagne). Imatges de la ciutat de Brest (Bretanya). Образы города...


Bus de Brest

Published: March 11, 2011
Length: 37:51 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Gigabus72

Autobus du réseau Bibus de Brest avant la mise en service du tram...


Plongée dans le Goulet de Brest

Published: August 25, 2014
Length: 03:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jean-Luc VINCENT

Plongées sous-marines sur le Plateau des Fillettes et à la Pointe Robert dans le Goulet de la rade de Brest.


course nature de brest 2014

Published: December 14, 2014
Length: 39:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Laurent Hall

manifestation organisée par l'association cross de Brest avec la participation de la ville de Brest et de l' office des sports.


Sortie Moto : Brest - Plouzané - Petit Minou

Published: January 31, 2014
Length: 35:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: navisca29

Premier montage test, avec Gopro Hero 3+ et Adobe Première Pro. Moto : Triumph Street Triple R.


Eglise Evangélique de Brest

Published: January 28, 2014
Length: 08:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Eglise Brest

http://www.chretiensabrest.fr.


Pêche de bord à Brest : Prise d'une vieille de 37 cm par J.C.PROD.

Published: November 07, 2014
Length: 04:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jonathan Carré

Pêche de loisir à Brest : Prise d'une vieille de 37 cm au port de commerce de Brest par Jonathan Carré le 07/11/14. ( Ave Maria, ceux qui vont mourir te saluent, priez pour nous pauvres...


Un téléphérique à Brest

Published: November 14, 2014
Length: 42:12 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Brest. fr

Après New York, Londres, Rio de Janeiro ou Barcelone, Brest va faire son entrée dans le cercle fermé des villes possédant un téléphérique urbain. Le 9 décembre 2011, les élus de Brest...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Gare de Brest

Gare de Brest is the railway station serving Brest, France. It is the western terminus of the Paris–Brest railway. The new station, built above the town's harbour in 1932 on the site of its 1865 predecessor, includes a tall clock tower and a semi circle passenger hall. The current building of 1932, by the CF de l'Etat, replaces the older building built in 1865 by the CF de l'Ouest. The station saw the arrival of the TGV Atlantique in 1990 but saw little changes to its structure.

Located at 48.3878, -4.48046 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Bretagne, TER Bretagne, Région Ouest, Transport in Brest, France, Buildings and structures in Brest, France

Salle Marcel Cerdan

Salle Marcel Cerdan is an indoor sporting arena located in Brest, France. The capacity of the arena is 2,000 people. It is currently home to the Étendard de Brest basketball team.

Located at 48.39, -4.47889 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Indoor arenas in France, Basketball venues in France, Buildings and structures in Brest, France, Sports venues in Finistère

Rue de Siam

The rue de Siam (or Siam Street) is the main arterial street of Brest. Its name comes from the arrival of three ambassadors led by Kosa Pan, sent by the King of Siam on the 29 June 1686 to meet Louis XIV in Versailles. They went with six mandarins, three translators, two secretaries and a retinue of servants, loaded with presents. They traveled on the boats l'Oiseau and La Maligne. They crossed Saint-Pierre Street to go to the hostel of the same name.

Located at 48.3872, -4.49013 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Brest, France, History of Brest, France, Brest, France, Streets in Brest, France

Pont de l'Harteloire

The Pont de l’Harteloire is a bridge in Brest, France. Upstream of the Pont de Recouvrance, it connects the two banks of the river Penfeld and overlooks the arsenal de Brest. It is on the site the naval transporter bridge destroyed during the Second World War.

Located at 48.3925, -4.50056 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Brest, France, Bridges in France, Transport in Brittany

Pont de Recouvrance

The Pont de Recouvrance is a vertical-lift bridge in Brest, France, across the river Penfeld. Opened on 17 July 1954, it was the largest vertical-lift bridge in Europe until the opening of the Pont Gustave-Flaubert in 2008. It links the bottom of the rue de Siam to the quartier de Recouvrance, replacing a swing bridge destroyed by Allied bombardment in 1944. Each pylon is 70m high, and the 525-tonne lift span is 88m long.

Located at 48.3844, -4.49654 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Brest, France, Bridges in France, Vertical lift bridges, Transport in Brittany

Recouvrance, Brest

Recouvrance is the section of the city of Brest, France which lies on the right bank of the river Penfeld. It is a popularly and historically Breton quarter, in contrast to the largely Francophone quarter of Brest-même or Brest-proper on the left bank. The lift bridge over the Penfeld was named after this neighbourhood, as was a schooner built in 1992 in the city.

Located at 48.3883, -4.50028 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Brest, France, History of Brest, France

Pont National (Brest)

For the bridge of this name in Paris, see Pont National. The Pont National was a swing bridge across the river Penfeld in Brest, France. It opened in 1861, linking rue de Siam to Recouvrance, near the Tour Tanguy. It was destroyed by Allied bombardment in 1944 and replaced by the Pont de Recouvrance in the 1950s.

Located at 48.3844, -4.49647 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Brest, France

Tour Tanguy

The Tour Tanguy, Bastille de Quilbignon or Tour de la Motte Tanguy is a medieval tower on a rocky motte beside the Penfeld river in Brest, France. Probably built during the Breton War of Succession, it faces the château de Brest and is now accessed by a road off the square Pierre Péron, at one end of the pont de Recouvrance. It now houses the Museum of Old Brest, a museum with a collection of dioramas that depict the city of Brest on the eve of World War II.

Located at 48.3834, -4.49735 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Fortifications of Brest, France, History of Brest, France, Local museums in France, Museums in Finistère

Château de Brest

The Château de Brest is a castle in Brest, Finistère, France. The oldest monument in the town, it is located at the mouth of the river Penfeld at the heart of the roadstead of Brest, one of the largest roadsteads in the world. From the Roman castellum to Vauban's citadel, the site has over 1700 years of history, holding right up to the present day its original role as a military fortress and a strategic location of the highest importance.

Located at 48.3813, -4.49471 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Castles in Brittany, Buildings and structures in Brest, France, History of Brest, France, Fortifications of Brest, France, Museums in Finistère, Maritime museums in France, Visitor attractions in Finistère

Brest Arsenal

The Brest Arsenal (French - arsenal de Brest) is a collection of naval and military buildings located on the banks of the river Penfeld, in Brest, France. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:48|23|12|N|4|29|48|W|region:FR_type:landmark_scale:20000 |primary |name= }}.

Located at 48.3867, -4.49667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Brest, France, Buildings and structures in Brest, France, Shipyards of Europe, French naval bases

Brest Prison

The Brest Prison (French - bagne de Brest) was a 254m long prison in Brest, France. It was built between 1749 and 1751 by Antoine Choquet de Lindu, dominating the military port it was built to serve. It could house 300 prisoners (sometimes as much as 10% of the town's population), children as young as 11 as well as older people. It was demolished in the late 1940s.

Located at 48.3925, -4.495 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Defunct prisons in France, Buildings and structures in Brest, France, History of Brest, France

Rue Saint-Malo

Rue Saint-Malo is a paved street in Brest, France. It is located in the Carpon valley, against the plateau des Capucins in the Recouvrance quarter. Only its lower half survives, as the oldest street in the city. It runs along the wall of the terrain de la Madeleine, where once stood the convent which took in 'sinful women' and Huguenots. It is lined with 17th and 18th century houses and overlooked by terraced gardens.

Located at 48.389, -4.50069 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Brest, France, History of Brest, France, Streets in Brest, France

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10 Apr
2020

Party 80 Brest
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PARTY 80
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STARS 80 - UNE AUTRE HISTOIRE
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11 Apr
2020

TOSCA (METROPOLITAN OPERA) - En Direct De New York
Starting at: 08:55 pm (20:55).
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Stade Brestois 29 Vs AS Monaco
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16 Apr
2020

HELLFEST WARM UP TOUR 2020 : - BEYOND THIS ROAD
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17 Apr
2020

MEET ME IN TUPELO
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18 Apr
2020

THE PSYCHOTIC MONKS + STRUCTURES
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19 Apr
2020

LE LAC DES CYGNES - BALLET & ORCH. OPERA NAT. DE RUSSIE
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JOYAUX (BOLCHO*) - En Direct De Moscou
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21 Apr
2020

TEEN PARTY
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24 Apr
2020

DANI LARY - TIC-TAC
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LES CHEVALIERS DU FIEL - CAMPING-CAR FOR EVER
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26 Apr
2020

Stade Brestois 29 - Montpellier HSC
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28 Apr
2020

CONF*RENCE FRANCE INTER-SE NOURRIR - Demain Notre Plan*te
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Brest, Брест, ब्रैस्त, BES, ブレスト, Brestia, 布雷斯特