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A wet day in the old city of Quimper

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Quimper in Brittany photos and travel guide to our visit to this large City. The City is about 20 miles from where we were staying in an old mill house near the Finistere coast

Bridge over the river Odet in Quimper

Quimper bridge Brittany

Quimper is a very busy city it is about 4 years since our last visit. So as it was only 20 mins from our rented gite we decided to have another look.We arrived at 4 pm on a bright sunny afternoon. After driving round the old part of the city 3 times without finding a parking space we decided to come back the next day. We got there for 9 am and got parked straight away unfortunately the weather was misty with fine rain. We took the tourist train from in front of the Cathedral a good way to see the old town the trip took about an hour.When we got back it had stopped raining so we were able to walk round the narrow streets.

There are plenty of shops and cafes in the timber framed buildings. Quimper is famous for it`s pottery which was expensive but is handmade.The Cathedral has been restored to a high standard and is well worth a visit there is no charge.You can see our photos of the Cathedral Here

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A map of Quimper

Tourist train outside the Cathedral

Quimper tourist train Brittany

One of the many Quimper pottery shops

Quimper shop Brittany

The Local hotels in Quimper


hotel Jerzual Dinan picture 3 Try this hotel

This modern hotel is situated just a short distance from Quimper historic town center with easy access to the beautiful Breton coastline.

All rooms are air conditioned and well equipped include an en suite bathroom

Satellite TV. Wi-Fi and 24-hour room service are also available.

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If you want to stay in Quimper there are plenty of hotels to try

Streets in the old part of the City

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The front of old building in Quimper

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Cobbled streets in the old part of Quimper

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Fish in the Odet river right in the town centre

Odet river Quimper Brittany

Google street map if you can park by the river the Cathedral is on the right and the old part of town


Kerascoet Photo Gallery

Info and photos of the old town of Dinan

Places to stay


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SHORT BREAKS are available, including in July and August, minimum 4 nights.

Le Pressoir is a fully restored 200 year old thatched Breton cottage with the traditional ridge of flowers including irises. Exquisite and attractive it has breathtaking views, colourful flower borders and lots of character inside.

A magnificent setting beside the River Blavet with glorious views of the entire valley. Several superb sandy beaches within 20-30 minutes' drive. Private heated swimming pool with security alarm installed & discreet fence to ensure child safety. Set in 3 acres of gardens. Free WiFi available for guests.


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