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Visit Quimper

What to see in Quimper

Take advantage of the proximity of the Cap Finistère campsite to organize a family getaway to Quimper in Finistère for a discovery outing. To the east of the Bigouden region, visit Quimper, the cultural capital of Finistère and, for some, of Brittany. The stronghold of Cornouaille and the traditional center of South Finistère, Quimper boasts a considerable, well-preserved architectural heritage, honored 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, which flow into the city every day.

With family and friends, discover this must-see town in South Finistère during your camping holiday in Penmarch. Stroll through the historic center, with its ancient monuments that bear witness to Christian history and Breton culture: St Corentin’s cathedral, 16th and 17th century houses, the ramparts and quays of the Odet, the Locmaria district.

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Things to do in Quimper

Your camping holiday near Quimper will bring you up close and personal with a characteristic feature 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 vacation in South Finistère, come and admire the meticulous and passionate work of Quimper’s gardeners.

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

Campsite near Quimper

With family, friends or just the two of you, discover Quimper, 31 km from the Cap Finistère campsite. Soak up the medieval atmosphere and stroll through the narrow streets of the historic town center. Timber-framed houses and colorful facades will present themselves to you when you visit the town during your stay in Brittany. Make the most of your vacation 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. Savor the sweet Quimper specialties Kouign des gras or Java during your stay at a campsite near Quimper.