Brest is a commune and city in the northwestern part of France in the Finistère département. Known as a an important naval base and seaport, Brest has a population of over 146,000, making it the perfect place for a vacation. Some of the popular monuments you'll see in Brest are The Tour Tanguy and The Castle. If museums are what interest you or your family, the Musée de la Marine de Brest and the Musée de la Tour Tanguy have some interesting exhibits. The Océanopolis Marine Centre is a large aquarium worth checking out while visiting Brest.
Brest offers a lot of interesting activities including windsurfing, yachting, sunbathing and fishing. You'll soon discover how popular seafood is in Brest as most of the supermarkets and local markets offer lots of seafood as well as the large variety seen in Brest Restaurants. Other specialty foods here are Breton cider and the Breton crêpe, which is their local delicacy. In fact, you'll find many crêpe restaurants, such as Creperie Moderne. Another favorite is a full fat butter biscuit, known as Traou Mad, which is a lot like Scottish shortbreads. Some well-known store in Brest include La Brioche Dorée, La Sonothèque, Maxi Livres, Dialogue and Monoprix.
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