Discover Quimper

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Quimper is a charming city in the Brittany region of France, located at the mouth of the Odet River. The Old Town is full of delightful cobbled streets and half-timbered houses, which have been preserved since Medieval times. Tourists flock to Quimper to explore its ancient Roman ruins and enjoy its rich history and culture.

The Cathedral Saint-Corentin is one of Quimper's main attractions, dating back to 1020 AD. Marvel at the intricate carvings that adorn this historic building or take a leisurely stroll through its peaceful gardens. A visit here wouldn't be complete without tasting some local delicacies such as crepes or kouign amann (a buttery pastry).

For something truly unique, don't miss out on visiting Musee des Beaux-arts de Quimper which displays a large collection of paintings from renowned artists such as El Greco and Picasso. Outdoor enthusiasts will also find plenty to do in Quimper; take part in activities such as hiking along coastal paths or fishing for trout in nearby rivers.