Tourist Sites


Quimper capital of the beating heart of the Cornwall


Quimper does not skimp on its strengths and finery : a beautifully restored gothic cathedral, houses in wooden step, a multitude of flowering walkways on the Odet river, several museums : fine arts, departemental breton rich collections, its centuries old tradition through its pottery.

St Corentin cathedral

St Corentin Cathedral - QUIMPER

Iliz-veur luminous scenography

until 6/01/2019.

History begins with the haunting voice of the storyteller Philippe Ewen, who invites King Gradlon and City of ys to the Feast. The show on the façade of the Cathedral will be broadcast daily at 7:30 p.m., 8:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

St Corentin Place Rink - QUIMPER

Quimper’s 350 m2 ice rink is returning to St. Corentin Square until January 04, 2019.

Fees: 5€ skates included for 1 hour access. Don’t forget your gloves !

Christmas market in the historial village of Locronan


Until January 06th, 2019 (at 22mn from the hotel)

During the festive period of Christmas, Locronan will dress its bullfighter's costumes to offer to the visitors a magic moment. In chalets grouped in market, wooden games, potteries, objects of arts and crafts, honey and other gingerbread quarrel the displays. Of what to fill cheerfully your basket. Without forgetting to taste a mulled wine or crêpes. In Saturdays, 15 and December 22nd: free shuttle QUB will connect Quimper with Locronan. Departures of Quimper (in front of the Mount Frugy) at 3:45 pm, 4:00 pm, 4:15 pm and 5:00 pm. Returns of Locronan at 6:00 pm, 6:30 pm, 7:15 pm and 8:00 pm.

Miguel Chevalier - From Dream to Dream

Christmas at Domaine de Trevarez until 06/01/2019

29520 SAINT GOAZEC ( 40mn from the hotel)


One of the pioneers of digital art, virtual crystal mats animate at every step, interactive installations design multiple luminous choreography, a generative light reinterprets a greenhouse, a mysterious luminous presence animates the façade of the castle

14:00 - 19:30 : 7 - 17yrs: 1€ - Adults: 7€

24 Dec and 31 Jan closed at 18:00 - 02 98 26 82 79

          Photo : YLG - La Torche


The mithy surf spot in Brittany regularly hosts surf competitions, Kite, windsurf, Paddle...

The ginkgo Hotel is located 20 minutes from The Torch beach and offers you the opportunity to use our space available to store your equipment in a safe place during your stay at the hotel. The little plus a SPA evening session for a really relaxing moment! - free parking

La Fuite du Roi Gradlon » d’Evariste-Vital Luminais, 1884.

Museum of fine arts

One of the richest museums in France with a collection of paintings of Breton schools, painters from Pont Aven among others the works of Max Jacob poet and Quimpérois.

Exhibition Jean Le Moal until september 17, 2018

Exhibition « from Mucha to Gauguin »

until september 30, 2018

40 place St Corentin - Quimper

Photo EB

Breton County Museum

The museum is an open showcase of regional ethnography ans popular arts.

Come and admire its rooms dedicated to the archeology that reveals the origins of Quimper under the roman empire, its collections of traditional costumes and headdresses on this quimpérois wealth through many spaces dedicated to ceramics.

Exceptional exhibition until september 30, 2018 

"Czech Artists in Britanny" brings together famous Czech artists and presents 80 paintings inspired by Brittany : Sein, Camaret, Locronan... from new art to surrealism.

1 rue du roi Gradlon - Quimper

Tous les jours de 9h à 18h – Entrée 5€

Photo : YLG

Heritage House

Let's tell you about Quimper

Guided night tour, 9pm on appointment.

02 98 53 04 05

Discover Quimper, city of art and history in the company of a guide speaker. The medieval city and its half-timbered houses of the 16th and 17th centuries, its flowery walkways and the cathedral St Corentin, jewel of Breton gothic art.

Photo : Pascal Pérennec

Chapeau Rouge Convention Center

Located in the historical heart a 10 min walk from the hotel.

This congress center welcome you on nearly 2000m2 for your conferences, seminars, general assemblies, shows, receptions in a place of exception entirely privatized.

Large plenary room with 400 seats

5 fully equipped meeting rooms

Receptive area allowing you to organize receptions, cocktails overlooking the rooftops of Quimper.

Quimper Events : 02 98 52 00 16