Quimper is the famous city for the pottery as well as Limoges. As there is the Celtic culture in this city at present, we find the medieval ambiance with the decorated houses in the old area. There are so many restaurants for the visitors that you can find crepe restaurants easily.
Gare de Quimper
★Go to the street in front of the station and pass a bridge to go to Amiral de Kerguélen Boulevard. When you go along the river, you find a castle on the right hand. It takes 15 minutes by walk.
Musée Départemental Breton
Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 5 euros
Opening hour: 9 am – 5 h 30 pm (2 pm – 5 h 30 pm on weekend)
Close: national holidays
Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro
Opening hour: 9 h 45 am – noon / 1 pm – 6 h 30 pm (9 h 45 am – 6 h 30 pm in summer)
Close: Sunday, in the morning of the national holidays
★Go to Saint-Corentin Square.
Musée des Beaux Arts
Time required: 90 min / Admission fee: 5 euros
Opening hour: 9 h 30 am – noon / 2 pm – 6 pm (9 h 30 am – 6 pm in summer)
Close: Tuesday, in the morning between November and March, 1/1, 5/1, 11/1, 12/25
★Go to Elie Frénon St and turn left at the first crossroad to go to Sallé St. Then, turn left at the end and turn right at the first crossroad to walk in the city. When you pass a bridge, turn left to go to René Madec St. When you arrive at the river, turn right and walk along the river. Then, pass a bridge and turn right. It takes 30 minutes by walk.
⑤Pottery Museum and Shop
Musée de la Faïence de Quimper
Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 0 euro
Opening hour: 10 am – 6 pm between 4/15 and 9/26
Close: Sunday, national holidays
★Return the street and go along the river to go back to the station. It takes 30 minutes by walk.