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Half-Day Tour of Quimper


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20 travellers
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Explore medieval Quimper, the capital of South Finistère, on this half-day guided tour.
  • Discover the medieval town of Quimper, steeped in Breton history and culture.

  • Explore the Gothic St Corentin Cathedral and admire its authentic stained-glass windows.

  • Enjoy views of the Odet River and Steir River that cross the city.

  • Enter the historic covered market that’s still in use today.

Starting from the pier, you’ll begin your drive to the medieval town of Quimper, where you’ll enjoy a guided tour.  

Starting on the banks of the Odet River, you’ll be immersed in Breton history and culture as you stroll through the old town with its timber-framed houses and granite mansions. You’ll then visit the Gothic St Corentin Cathedral and admire its twin spires and fine stained-glass windows. You’ll have some time to explore at your leisure before returning to Douarnenez.

Practical information

  • Remarks/requirements: Please dress according to the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. Please note the order of sights visited may vary and access to religious monuments can be restricted by ceremonies. 

  • Languages: English and German. More available on request 

  • Walking information: Involves moderate physical activity on relatively level surfaces and gentle terrain. Quimper includes cobblestone streets. 

  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes

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