Destination guide

Take in the tropical beauty of Brest

Enjoy the area's museums, art galleries and monuments and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Brest. This city's aquarium, gardens and theaters draw many visitors. Oceanapolis and Spadium Parc are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Brest

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Brest a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Oceanapolis (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Spadium Parc (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Golf de Brest Pen Ar Bed (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Golf de Brest Les Abers (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Brest Iroise Golf Course (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Sailing Center of Aberwrac'h (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Brest

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Brest is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brest National Botanical Conservatory (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Moulin Beach (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Camaret Beach (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Trez Hir Beach (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Morgat Beach (11 mi / 17.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Brest

Fly into Brest (BES-Brest - Brittany), the closest airport, located 5.3 mi (8.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Quimper (UIP-Quimper - Cornouaille), which is 32.1 mi (51.7 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Brest Station.

Where to stay around Brest?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 832 vacation rentals near Brest. From 522 Houses to 173 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Brest for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Brest?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Brest:

  • Europe: 38 vacation rentals
  • Rive Droite: 25 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 61 vacation rentals
  • Saint-Marc: 44 vacation rentals
  • Bellevue: 23 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Brest?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Brest. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • University of Western Brittany: 1,712 vacation rentals
  • Brest National Botanical Conservatory: 1,830 vacation rentals
  • Tour Tanguy: 1,699 vacation rentals
  • Francis-le Ble Stadium: 1,808 vacation rentals
  • Musee National de la Marine: 1,700 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Brest listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Brest?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 522 Houses in Brest. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Brest include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 173 rentals available
  • Villas: 37 rentals available
  • Cottages: 57 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Brest?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 106 vacation rentals with pool available in Brest. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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