MYSTERIOUS CHARACTERS AND CREATURES OF THE HISTORIC CENTRE

Anonymous artists from the 16th century to the present day have carved and painted on the houses of the old town dozens of charactersThey are charming and grotesque, protective or threatening. They are everywhere, on the cathedral, on the bourgeois houses, on the taverns. And then there are the door hammers, the water pipe mouths. Follow your guide-lecturer to discover these characters and creaturesIf you look up, you will certainly find others...

Lunch in a traditional restaurant.

Early afternoon, guided tour of the departmental museum breton. The museum occupies the former Palace of the Bishops of Cornwall adjacent to the cathedral and presents a synthesis of archaeology, popular arts and decorative arts of Finistère. Follow your guide through the prehistoric and ancient periods, passing through the ancient art rooms which show a collection of stained glass, gold and silverware and statuary from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Discover the rooms devoted to traditional costumes and their representation in painting and sculpture.

The most of this day

Discover Quimper from a different angle, keep your eyes open!

Suggestion

Possibility of replacing the visit to the Breton Museum with a visit to another museum or another site.

Validity

Tuesday to Saturday (Monday from mid-June to mid-September), by reservation.