Quimper and the Cornouaille
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Campsite close to Quimper and the Cornouaille

Prefecture of Finistère and capital of Cornouaille, Quimper is located 30 minutes from Loctudy by car.

The visit of this city of Art and History is a must if you visit South Finistère. Between the cobbled streets, half-timbered houses and the Saint Corentin cathedral, you will discover a city with a great wealth of heritage.

There are many sites to visit such as the Breton Departmental Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Earthenware Museum...

The Odet, which runs through the town and flows into Bénodet, is one of the most beautiful rivers in France to be discovered by boat or kayak. A calm and preserved place, you will discover sumptuous manor houses and castles that border this river.

Strolling through the historic centre of Quimper you will discover numerous art and creation shops, such as the Armor Lux shops, or the designer Pascal Jaouen, gourmet addresses to appreciate the local specialities, pancakes, kouign aman, ciders, preserves from the sea or from the land...

On the festive side, you will not be outdone as many shows and concerts are offered throughout the summer, such as the emblematic Cornouaille Festival in July in Quimper.

In the surroundings of Quimper, discover the small city of character of Locronan, not far from the Hortensias campsite. Medieval city where the architecture has been very well preserved with many craftsmen in the small streets.

Continue your cultural visits of South Finistère by going to Pont Aven, the city of painters, to visit the Museum of Pont Aven with temporary exhibitions and its permanent collections.