Brest, France overview

It is a commercial port, an important naval station, and the seat of the French Naval Academy. There is a national engineering school in Brest and nearby is the Oceanographic Center of Brittany. The spacious, landlocked harbor was created in 1631 by Cardinal Richelieu as a military base and arsenal.

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by benaschak

We arrived on a chilly rainy Sunday so there were no stores or restaurants open in Morlaix, amazing architecture, cobble stoned roads & sidewalks. Toured Chateau de Kerjean, steeped with history. History buffs heaven. In the process of modernization so some places were not available toggle public. Would like to visit Morlaix when everything is open. French spoken, managed with the odd French word & sign language!

Visited: May 15, 2019

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