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Quimper

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Finistère

Quimper - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Finistère
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Capital of Cornwall in south Finistère, Quimper is labeled "City of Art and History" because of the quality of its architectural heritage: the Cathedral of Saint Corentin, the houses half-timbered 16th and 17th centuries alongside the walls and the banks of the Odet, the district Locmaria, museums, bustling streets and shopping ...

Geographical information

MunicipalityQuimper
Postcode29000
Tourism labels
Latitude47.9975420 (N 47° 59’ 51”)
Longitude-4.0978990 (W 4° 5’ 52”)
Surface area84.45 km²
Population66905 inhabitants
Density792 inhabitants/km²
Insee code29232
IntercommunalityCA Quimper Communauté
DepartmentFinistère
RegionBrittany

Nearest cities & towns

Ergué-Gabéric6.4 km (11 min)
Pluguffan7.9 km (12 min)
Plomelin9.4 km (13 min)
Guengat10.9 km (16 min)
Plonéis11.1 km (16 min)
Saint-Évarzec11.7 km (15 min)
Pleuven13.4 km (17 min)
Plogonnec13.5 km (16 min)
Clohars-Fouesnant13.8 km (19 min)
Gouesnach14.8 km (21 min)
Saint-Yvi15.6 km (15 min)
Landrévarzec16.1 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Detailed information

Cornwall Festival
A festival at the heart of a town and a cultureJuly 2015

Photos

The Earth up to Duke
The Earth up to Duke
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L'Odet view of Cape Horn
L'Odet view of Cape Horn
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The Garden Retreat and turn Nevet
The Garden Retreat and turn Nevet
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Arrows St. Corentin Cathedral
Arrows St. Corentin Cathedral
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Cathedral for the Kéréon
Cathedral for the Kéréon
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Le Breton departmental museum, on the banks of Odet
Le Breton departmental museum, on the banks of Odet
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the choir and the nave of the cathedral Saint -Corentin
the choir and the nave of the cathedral Saint -Corentin
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Weather

Friday 31 july
Min. 7°C - Max. 21°C
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Saturday 1 august
Min. 8°C - Max. 22°C
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Sunday 2 august
Min. 11°C - Max. 26°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Day trip in the Glénan archipelago
Nature and the great outdoors120 € Bénodet (13 km)
Outing or cruise in a live-in sailboat
Nature and the great outdoors89 € to 299 € Audierne (33 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Fortifications Route
HikeIntermediate4h20Roscanvel (49 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels