Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Brest is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Brest a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Brest.
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#1 of 3 Art and Culture in Brest | Added 1025 times in trip plans
24 Rue Traverse, 29200 Brest, France
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
10000 items covering mostly paintings, sculptures and prints explore Brest’s maritime character. This museum is thus very intimately connected to the city. Check out the unique art library too. There are a lot of period French and Italian paintings, works from the Northern school, with an emphasis on Breton and Pont-Aven School art. There are...
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21 Rue de l'Eglise, 29460 Daoulas, France
01:30 pm - 06:00 pm
What an absolutely delightful old collection of buildings! 15 km from Brest, the village of Daoulas houses this old historical abbey. Most structures here date from the medieval age. The highlights are:
A Romanesque cloister – the only one of its kind in France.
A medicinal plant garden with 250 species from Britanny and the rest of the worl...
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Square Pierre Péron, 29200 Brest, France
02:00 pm - 06:00 pm
It’s not certain exactly who built this medieval tower or when; it may have been the British during the 14th century or the lord Tanguy du Chastel a little earlier during the Breton War of Succession. Standing on a rocky motte, it faces Brest Castle. The Museum of Old Brest open here in 1962; the highlights are:
Dioramas of Brest as it was b...