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Océanopolis - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

29200 Brest, France


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About Océanopolis

Center for Scientific and Technical Exploration of the Sea located at the edge of the Brest harbor With 76 aquariums and pools containing 4 million liters of seawater and housing 10,000 animals. It offers knowledge about the marine environment to the public.

Attractions Near Océanopolis

Le Phare du Petit Minou
Le Phare du Petit Minou14.51km from Océanopolis

A beautiful lighthouse which was located at Plouzané, a Breton municipality of Finistère. Built-in the mid-nineteenth century, it was fully automated in the late 1980s. It was located on a rock advanced to sea on the northern coast of the Brest gully. One of the nice places to spend some beautiful time. This beautiful lighthouse was built in the early year of the nineteenth-century and later it was automated in the year 1980.

Tour Vauban
Tour Vauban16.89km from Océanopolis

The Vauban tower is a defensive polygonal tower built on a master plan by Vauban and erected on the Sillon at Camaret-Sur-Mer, of which it appears on the coat of arms. It is a prototype of the best restored of boxes at sea in battery low and turn groove built by Vauban, with the original plaster that covers, made from crushed brick.

Château de Dinan
Château de Dinan20.08km from Océanopolis

A majestic castle which was built in 1382 by John IV of Montfort, Duke of Brittany. It stands on the Medieval rampart of the town. It was an example of the ancient architecture of France and also it paves light to the ancient history of this area. The castle was listed for protection as a monument historique in 1886. It is owned by the commune and houses the local museum.

Pen Hir Point
Pen Hir Point20.62km from Océanopolis

One of the tallest cliffs on the Brittany coast which is as tall as 70 metres high. There is also a Monument to the Bretons of Free France buit there. It was created in 1949-1951 by architect Jean-Baptiste Mathon and sculptor Victor-François Bazin.

Parc naturel régional d'Armorique
Parc naturel régional d'Armorique21.95km from Océanopolis

This beautiful regional park which was created in 1969, was the second of its kind in France. Extending over 425 000 acres. It includes a wide variety of landscapes, settings, and activities that reflect the diversity of the beautiful environment. One of the nice trekking destinations and also there are chances of so many adventure activities too. It also has a vast variety of wildlife too.

Ménez-Hom24.19km from Océanopolis

A small and beautiful mountain which was located in Finistere. This place gives a panoramic view of this area and also Mysterious traces of stone walls have been found around the top of this mountain, but no one is quite sure from when they date. visitors have a choice of walks around the mountain or, for the more adventurous, paragliding, or micro-lighting rides. This place is associated with so many myths and also history says more about it.

Where is Océanopolis

Discover More Attractions in Brittany, Where Océanopolis Is Located

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Brittany is the farthest west of the regions of Metropolitan France. It is named after the historic and geographic region of Brittany