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Quimperle tourism and travel guide

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Visit Quimperle: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The extremely pretty centre of Quimperlé make it one of the loveliest small towns in Finistere

Quimperle is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Quimperle. For detailed visitor information see the Quimperle travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pont-Aven at 15 km and Concarneau at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Quimperle, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Quimperle in Brittany.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 14 km (direction south-east), in the Morbihan department

Due to the fishing industry and war time damage...

See Lorient guide


at 15 km (direction west)

The watermills and harbour area give Pont-Aven its own special appeal...

See Pont-Aven guide


at 27 km (direction west)

Now listed as a town of art and history, you will find...

See Concarneau guide
Ile de Groix

Ile de Groix

Island at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Morbihan department

With a popular beach, lovely traditional cottages and scenic...

See Ile de Groix guide
Iles des Glenan

Iles des Glenan

Island at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

The uninhabited islands of the Glenan archipelago are now...

See Iles des Glenan guide


at 42 km (direction west)

The long established resort of Benodet has a very scenic harbour...

See Benodet guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

The important town of Quimper is also one of the...

See Quimper guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Morbihan department

Carnac is famius worldwide because of the extensive number of prehistoric...

See Carnac guide


at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Morbihan department

Pontivy is particularly interesting because it has a medieval old town and...

See Pontivy guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Morbihan department

Auray is a an attractive town with lovely views across the port...

See Auray guide
Forges des Salles

Forges des Salles

at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Attraction or village? The Forges des Salles was a 19th...

See Forges des Salles guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Morbihan department

This ensemble of religious monuments in Sainte-Anne-d'Auray was a most unexpected discovery...

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Morbihan department

The picturesque harbour area of Saint-Goustan is a lovely place...

See Saint-Goustan guide
Carnac Plage

Carnac Plage

Seaside resort at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Morbihan department

Sooner or later you might fatigue of the thousands...

See Carnac Plage guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Finistere

Map of places to visit near Quimperle


Markets in and near Quimperle

Market days in Quimperle: weekly market: Friday all day;

  • Quimperle: market Friday all day (0km)
  • Moelan-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Guidel: market Wednesday & Sunday (10km)
  • Pont-Aven: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Ploemeur: market Sunday (17km)
  • Lanester: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Nevez: market Saturday (19km)
  • Lorient: market Wednesday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Hennebont: market Thursday (21km)
  • Larmor-Plage: market Sunday (22km)

Hotels near Quimperle

More information about Quimperle, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Quimperle, France

What to do at Quimperle? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Quimperle.

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Pleyben (51km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (25km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Victor Chevassu (19km)
  • Parc du château de Trévarez (37km)
  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Lanniron (43km)
  • Jardin du prieuré de Locmaria (43km)
  • Jardin du Botrain (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Mousterlin (35km)
  • Archipel des Glénan (38km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (52km)
  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (52km)
  • Lac de Guerlédan (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gilles-Vieux-Marche (59km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (12km)

Geography and distances

Quimperle is in the north-west of France at 43 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Quimperle is 449 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Quimperle

Canton: Quimperlé

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29300

Distance to Quimperle

from Quimper (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 449 km

from Calais: 519 km

from Nice: 957 km

from Bordeaux: 407 km

from Strasbourg: 840 km

Getting here

Most visitors Most UK visitors arrive by car from one of the many cross-channel ports along the Brittany and Normandy coast. These are typically within 2 hours drive. For driving distances to Quimperle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baye, Mellac and Tremeven.

This page in French: Visiter Quimperle

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