Destination guide

Take in the tropical beauty of Brest

Enjoy the area's museums, art galleries and monuments with a rental holiday home in Brest. This city's aquarium, gardens and theatres draw many visitors. Oceanapolis and Spadium Parc are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday 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 cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Brest a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 centre:

  • 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 centre. 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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Brest?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 877 holiday lettings around Brest. From 44 cottages to 45 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Brest:

  • Saint-Marc: 49 holiday homes
  • Lambézellec: 32 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 68 holiday homes
  • Rive Droite: 27 holiday homes
  • Europe: 44 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Brest? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Brest. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • University of Western Brittany: 1,840 holiday lettings
  • Francis-le Ble Stadium: 1,937 holiday lettings
  • Brest Station: 1,853 holiday lettings
  • Brest Castle: 1,820 holiday lettings
  • Brest National Botanical Conservatory: 1,972 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Cottages in Brest?

Yes, of course. offers 44 Cottages in Brest. Our other popular types of Brest holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 45 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 517 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 209 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Brest?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 107 holiday homes with pool available in Brest. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.