Quimper in 4 hours

Meet your guide in front of the Quimper Tourist Office for a half-day tour. Follow your guide and enter Saint Corentin Cathedral, a jewel of Breton Gothic art.

Then, meet in front of the cathedral to board a new tourist train for a commented tour in through the old city centre districtsthe little train will end its journey at Locmaria.

From the time of the Roman conquest, a small urbanised centre, Locmaria, was established on the banks of the Odet, around a port open to the Mediterranean world. Follow your guide and immerse yourself in the original quarter of Quimper where you can admire Locmaria Abbey, its Romanesque church, its cloister and its the magnificent priory and its medieval garden, classified as a "remarkable garden".

This visit will be followed by a demonstration of pancake making lace on the beaks at the biscuit factory in Quimper followed by a tasting of local specialities: Breton cakes, galettes, palets, kouign-amann....

Valid from Monday to Saturday (except public holidays), from April to the end of September, by reservation.

The most of this day :

A complete visit of Quimper in one morning or afternoon with little walking

Suggestion:

Locmaria is also the cradle of Quimper earthenwareThis activity, with its unrivalled know-how, is today perpetuated by the faience factory Henriot-Quimper. Take a guided tour through the factory where everything is made and decorated by hand: tableware collections, decorative objects, unique pieces, earthenware jewellery. And of course the famous first name bowl invented in the 1930s.