Surroundings Quimperlé

29300 Quimperlé

Nestled at the confluence of three rivers, the Ellé, the Isole and the Laïta, Quimperlé reveals itself from the lower town to the upper town by taking cobbled streets, stairs, bridges and footbridges. Immerse yourself in the history of this historic city that grew around its prestigious abbey.

Originally 

Quimperlé comes from the Breton “kemper” meaning “confluence” and from the name of the Ellé river which crosses the city.

Along the paths

  • 6 walking circuits ranging from 7.8 to 26 km

Places to visit :

  • Sainte-Croix Romanesque abbey church
  • Remains of the Saint Colomban church
  • Gothic Church of Our Lady of the Assumption
  • Chapel of the Ursulines
  • House of Archers
  • The Presidial
  • Temporary exhibitions at the Ursuline Chapel and at the Maison des Archers
  • Heritage interpretation circuit
  • Natural heritage: the Toulfoën national forest

Market days :

  • Friday morning: Place Saint-Michel (upper town)
  • Sunday morning ; Hervo square (lower town)

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