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CITY OF QUIMPER, FRANCE

Brittany

---I moved on by train from Brest to Quimper, taking one hour 20 minutes,with 4 stops. The distance is 52 km.
--QUIMPER,  FRANCE, ---   Rail  station.

QUIMPER, FRANCE, --- Rail station.

--I stayed one night at the cosy Le Derby hotel,there are 6 bedrooms. --
Quimper is a small city in Brittany France, easily walkable. So i walked from
my hotel, by the banks of the river Odal with its footbridges. The spires of the
cathedral could be seen. The cathedral of Saint Corentin towers[over the city
centre, Construction started in 12th century. . The spires from 1856. The nave
and choir are out of line, leaving an unusual curve. Quimper is the seat of a
Bishop. -- Quimper as a quaint historic centre, with colourful half-timbered buildings.
Lovely. -----QUIMPER,  FRANCE.  --  Stayed  at  this  hotel.   --10  minute  walk  to  town.--  Rail  station  less than  100m.

QUIMPER, FRANCE. -- Stayed at this hotel. --10 minute walk to town.-- Rail station less than 100m.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE  ..

QUIMPER, FRANCE ..

QUIMPER,  FRANCE,  --  On  the  10  minute  walk  to  centre  of  city.

QUIMPER, FRANCE, -- On the 10 minute walk to centre of city.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.,  Small  city  in  Brittany.

QUIMPER, FRANCE., Small city in Brittany.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.  --  Cathedral  spires.

QUIMPER, FRANCE. -- Cathedral spires.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE. -- Overlooking  the  river  Odet,  towards  the  cathrdal.,  in  the  month  of  November.

QUIMPER, FRANCE. -- Overlooking the river Odet, towards the cathrdal., in the month of November.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE  -- Blue  sky  in  November.

QUIMPER, FRANCE -- Blue sky in November.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.  --  Rue  saint  Catherine.

QUIMPER, FRANCE. -- Rue saint Catherine.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE,  --  Les Halles  saint Francois covered  market.

QUIMPER, FRANCE, -- Les Halles saint Francois covered market.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.

QUIMPER, FRANCE.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.  --  Macaronier  in  Rue  Kereon.

QUIMPER, FRANCE. -- Macaronier in Rue Kereon.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE  -- Cathedral of  saint Corentin.-Construction  started in  12th  century..Spires  from  1856..

QUIMPER, FRANCE -- Cathedral of saint Corentin.-Construction started in 12th century..Spires from 1856..

QUIMPER,  FRANCE -- Main  doorway  of  Cathedral, great  craftmanship..

QUIMPER, FRANCE -- Main doorway of Cathedral, great craftmanship..

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.  --  Place saint  Corentin.

QUIMPER, FRANCE. -- Place saint Corentin.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE  -- Museum  of  Fine  Arts  in Place au  Corentin.--  Said  to  be  best  in  France

QUIMPER, FRANCE -- Museum of Fine Arts in Place au Corentin.-- Said to be best in France

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.

QUIMPER, FRANCE.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE,  --  Place au  Beurre  -- Butter  Place.

QUIMPER, FRANCE, -- Place au Beurre -- Butter Place.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.

QUIMPER, FRANCE.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.  -- Quaint  historic  centre.

QUIMPER, FRANCE. -- Quaint historic centre.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.

QUIMPER, FRANCE.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.

QUIMPER, FRANCE.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE,   --  Rue du  Salle.

QUIMPER, FRANCE, -- Rue du Salle.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE,  --  Place Terre au Duc.--    The shop  on  the  left ,is  a  shoe  shop.

QUIMPER, FRANCE, -- Place Terre au Duc.-- The shop on the left ,is a shoe shop.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.  --  Place Terre au  Duc., Square.   --  Half  timbered and   stone  medieval  buildings. People sitting  in  the sunshine  in  November.

QUIMPER, FRANCE. -- Place Terre au Duc., Square. -- Half timbered and stone medieval buildings. People sitting in the sunshine in November.

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