The port city of Brest is situated in the Brittany region of western France, just over 150 miles west of the regional capital Rennes. The city is roughly divided in two by the Penfeld River and overlooks the Rade de Brest, considered one of the most beautiful natural bays in France. Occupying an inlet on the Atlantic Ocean, Brest is known for its naval traditions. Indeed, the Brest naval base, originally created at the end of the 19th century, houses one of the main training centres for the French Navy. The Enterprise Rent-A-Car branch in Brest in situated at Brest Airport, otherwise known as Brest Bretagne Airport, just over six miles, or less than 15 minutes' drive, northeast of Brest city centre. The fastest route is along route départementale 112 (D112), which connects to Avenue Georges Pompidou in Brest.