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The cultural capital of Brittany, Quimper is a charming city in the Finistère department lying 15km from the coast and featuring a quaint medieval old town centre with traditional half-timbered Breton houses. The rivers of Steïr and Odet run through the town, where historic buildings, enchanting streets and peaceful squares add to the romance.
We have a great selection of campsites in Quimper, as well as fantastic options in the surrounding area. Featuring excellent facilities such as swimming pools, restaurants, shops and great accommodation, our resorts are the ideal place to enjoy an outdoor escape in the northwest of France.
Camping Holidays In Quimper
Camping in Quimper rewards holidaymakers with the chance to explore a city with a fascinating history and captivating culture, best showcased in one of its many museums and art galleries. Visitors to the city will also be ideally placed to explore the natural beauty of the surrounding region that features the Crozon peninsula and the Armorique Regional Nature Park.
Orangerie de Lanniron
Campsites nearby - Quimper
Le Bois de Pleuven
Escale Saint Gilles
Our best campsites in Quimper and nearby
For a camping holiday in Quimper, we would recommend staying at Orangerie de Lanniron, a 5* resort that lies in the south of the city and is located in the gorgeous grounds of a charming chateau. Orangerie de Lanniron has first-rate facilities including a fantastic swimming pool complex and plenty for the whole family to do.
We also have a fine selection of campsites near Quimper, namely Le Bois de Pleuven, de l'Atlantique and Pommeraie de l'Océan. These excellent destinations are perfect for day trips to Quimper as well as exploring the wider department of Finistère.
Things to do when camping in Quimper
Quimper is a holiday destination that will enchant lovers of history, art and culture. The city has numerous museums while the old town centre itself feels like one big open-air museum with a thousand stories to tell.
To appreciate fine art inspired by Brittany as well as European paintings, head to the Beaux-Arts Museum of Quimper. If you want fascinating insights into the heritage of the region, we’d recommend a visit to the Breton County Museum. There are several historic buildings to visit, with the most popular being the Cathedral of Saint Corentin and Saint-Mathieu Church.
The city is home to a couple of traditional gardens where visitors can lose themselves in the bliss of botany. Enjoy the peace of the horticultural havens at the Le Jardin Du Prieuré Locmaria and Jardin Exotique De La Retraite. Quimper has a history of pottery making, which is best explained in the museum of Earthenware.
In the countryside around the city, there are a few places to discover nurturing nature, especially at the gorges of Stangala. Located in the northeast of the Quimper, the gorges are a stunning place to enjoy a hike.
An outdoor holiday break in Quimper is a brilliant idea, especially if you want to explore the wider area of Finistère, which has an especially pretty coastline. The department is packed with things to do for lovers of the great outdoors.
One of the highlights of a stay in Quimper will be a day trip to the charming peninsula of Crozon, a stunning coastal area littered with beautiful beaches, secluded coves and amazing views. Some of the best beaches to visit include Plage de Tronoën in Saint-Jean-Trolimon, Sables Blancs Beach in Douarnenez and Cap de la Chèvre on the Crozon peninsula.
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