Top Choice Aquarium in Brest


Much more than just an aquarium, this enormous 'aquatic world' is divided into three pavilions containing polar, tropical and temperate ecosystems. Highlights are the shark tanks, mangrove and rainforest sections, c…
Top Choice Maritime Museum in Concarneau

Musée de la Pêche

This excellent museum, just inside the main western gate of the Ville Close, delves into Concarneau's seafaring traditions using everything from archive film to scale models and vintage boats. You can even clamber a…
Top Choice Museum in Rennes

Musée des Beaux-Arts

Extensive collections span the 15th century to the present, plus there is a section devoted to antiquities. The Pont-Aven school is featured, as is a 'curiosity gallery' of antiques and illustrations amassed in the …
Top Choice Ruins in St-Malo

Fort National

The St-Malo ramparts' northern stretch looks across to the remains of this former prison, built by Vauban in 1689. Standing atop a rocky outcrop, the fort can only be accessed at low tide. Check online or with the t…
Top Choice Monument in St-Malo

Mémorial 39–45

Constructed in the mid-18th century, Fort de la Cité d'Alet was used as a German base during WWII. One of the bunkers now houses this memorial, which depicts St-Malo's violent WWII history and liberation, and includ…
Top Choice Church in Quimper

Cathédrale St-Corentin

At the centre of the city is Quimper's Gothic cathedral with its distinctive dip in the middle where it was built to conform to the land, said to symbolise Christ's inclined head as he was dying on the cross. Constr…
Top Choice Museum in Quimper

Musée Départemental Breton

Beside the Cathédrale St-Corentin, recessed behind a magnificent stone courtyard, this superb museum showcases Breton history, furniture, costumes, crafts and archaeology, in a former bishop's palace.
Top Choice Church in Roscoff

Église Notre Dame de Kroaz-Batz

The most arresting sight in Roscoff is this unique church at the heart of the old town. With its spectacular Renaissance belfry rising above the flat landscape, the 16th-century Flamboyant Gothic structure is one of…
Top Choice Castle in Josselin

Château de Josselin

Guarded by its three round towers, the extraordinary town château is an incredible sight that remains the home of the Rohan family today. Beyond the entrance gate, the castle fans out into tree-filled grounds and a …
Top Choice Museum in Carnac

Musée de Préhistoire

The Musée de Préhistoire is choc full of the finds from the megalithic sites throughout the region. The museum chronicles life in and around Carnac from the Palaeolithic and Neolithic eras to the Middle Ages, and is…