Visit Quimper

To see in Quimper

Take advantage of the proximity of the Cap Finistère campsite to organise a family getaway to Quimper in Finistère for a discovery trip. To the east of the Bigouden country, go and meet Quimper, the cultural capital of Finistère and for some of Brittany. The stronghold of Cornouaille and the traditional historical centre of South Finistère, Quimper offers a considerable and well-preserved architectural heritage, honoured by the “Ville d’Art et d’Histoire” label. Situated in the cove of the Odet river, Quimper lives to the rhythm of the tides that flow up to the town every day.

With family and friends, discover this unmissable town in South Finistère during your camping stay in Penmarch. Stroll through the historic centre with its ancient monuments, witnesses of Christian history and Breton culture: St Corentin’s cathedral, the houses of the 16th and 17th centuries, the ramparts and the quays of the Odet, the Locmaria district.

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Things to do in Quimper

Your stay at a campsite near Quimper will bring you into close contact with a characteristic aspect of this medieval town: its flowers. Renowned for the quality of its floral arrangements, Quimper has held the national “4 flowers” label awarded by Villes et Villages Fleuris for many years. During your holidays in South Finistère, come and admire the meticulous and passionate work of the Quimper gardeners.

A colourful and fragrant spectacle awaits you throughout the town: along the Odet, in the gardens, green spaces, quays and streets. Beyond the aesthetic aspect, Quimper is committed through these actions to biodiversity, particularly for birds and pollinators. Stroll through the streets of the city centre to discover museums, gourmet markets, lively shopping streets. A resolutely Breton city exploration to be done with a guide from the Quimper Tourist Office or on your own, with family or friends.

Campsite near Quimper

With your family, your partner or your friends, discover Quimper, 31 km from the Cap Finistère campsite. Soak up the medieval atmosphere and stroll through the narrow streets of the historic town centre. You will see timber-framed houses and colourful facades as you visit the town during your stay in Brittany. Take advantage of your holidays in Penmarch, 40 minutes from Quimper, to discover the city of Quimper for a half or full day. Young and old alike will appreciate the beauty of the town and its quays overlooking the 4 rivers that cross the town: the Odet, the Steir, the Front and the Jet. Savour the sweet Quimper specialities Kouign des gras or Java during your stay at a campsite near Quimper.

Discover the surroundings of Quimper

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