Sightseeing route in Quimper

Quimper

【City description】

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.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★★☆

【Time required】

 5 h

【Budget】

 10 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★★★☆

【Sightseeing route】



【Start】

①Quimper station

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.



②Bretagne Museum

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

③St-Corentin Cathedral

Cathédrale St-Corentin

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.



④Art Museum

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.



【Goal】

Quimper station

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