Take advantage of your stay to visit Brest and the surrounding area.
Located at the very tip of Brittany, Brest is a multifaceted city. Maritime without a doubt, urban on a human scale, cultural and dynamic... The city of Brest has a lot to offer, both in terms of atmosphere and activities.
Coming and getting around
Brest is served by two motorways:
- the N12 which links Brest to Rennes (245 km) and beyond to Paris (596 km) along the northern coast of Brittany.
- the N165 from Nantes to Brest (296 km) which runs along the southern coast of Brittany
These two-lane motorways are toll-free along their entire length.
The BreizhGo coach network offers several coach routes in Finistère that go to Brest: Saint-Renan, Lampaul-Plouarzel, Plouguerneau, Lesneven, Plabennec, Roscoff, Quimper, Le Faou, Camaret, Carhaix…
Find out more: www.breizhgo.bzh
Brest train station is just a short walk from the Maritime Festival site and the city centre. As is always the case for every Festival, additional capacity will be provided by the regional and express train networks (TER & TGV).
Find out more: www.sncf.com
Brest – Bretagne airport, the largest airport in the region, is 9 km from the city centre. It offers 23 international connections (London, Barcelona, Prague, etc.), 9 connections per day with Paris and 4 connections per day with Lyon.
The city centre can be reached from the airport via a shuttle + tram service, taxis and car rental.
Find out more: www.brest.aeroport.bzh
To share a car ride with other passengers, visit the carpooling websites.
Departures from Ireland, England and Spain by ferry. Arrival at the port of Roscoff.
Find out more: www.brittany-ferries.fr
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