The typically Breton town of Quimper sits on the banks of the Odet River and is a classified ‘Town of Art and History’. The Palais des Evêques and Saint Corentin Cathedral, with its impressive towers, dominate the centre of the town and form its historic heart. They are surrounded by ramparts inside of which you’ll find Quimper’s most famous streets – Rue Kéréon, Frout, Fréron, Gradlon and Guéodet. Lined with timber-framed houses they are perfectly preserved examples of Medieval residences and many are classified French Historic Monuments. Although an important Finistère port, Quimper is also verdant. Book a flight for your holiday in Quimper and spend a day strolling through the Max Jacob, Prieuré de Locmaria and Retraite Gardens. Former capital of Cornouaille, an ancient Breton region, Quimper comprises of the seven former Celtic communes of Locronan, Guengat, Plomelin, Plogonnec, Pluguffan, Plonéis and Ergue Gabéric. Take the time to explore their numerous chapels, churches and castles. Don’t wait any longer, you can easily reserve a hotel room in Quimper at a stone’s throw from its many historic sites and classified monuments.