Medieval street leading to cathedral Saint Corentin in Quimper

Ancient capital of French Cornwall, “Quimper” means that the town has grown at the junction of several rivers. When strolling along the many canals, the typical and unscathed medieval streets will lead you inevitably to St-Corentin’s cathedral.

Built in 1240, it has an elegant painted interior with old stained-glass windows. From 1690 and in the 18th century started the production of porcelain and was developed here a proper style of this glazed and hand-painted pottery, the worldwide famous Quimper faïence.

You may visit one of the museums to discovers old ones or stop in the Henriot factory to purchase new ones.