Half-Day Tour of Quimper
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 and Steir Rivers that cross the city.
Enter the historic covered market that’s still in use today.
Available all year
Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed
Please dress according to the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. Please note that the order of the sites we visit may vary and that ceremonies could restrict our access to religious monuments.
Starting from the pier, you 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 will immerse yourself in Breton history and culture as you stroll beside timber-framed houses and granite mansions in the old town. You then visit the Gothic St. Corentin Cathedral and admire its twin spires and stained-glass windows. You will have time to explore at your leisure before returning to Douarnenez.
Remarks/requirements: Please dress according to the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. Please note that the order of the sites we visit may vary and that ceremonies could restrict our access to religious monuments.
Languages: English and German More available on request
Walking information: Entails moderate physical activity on relatively level surfaces and gentle terrain. Quimper includes cobblestone streets.