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Paris Small Group Day Trip to Mont Saint Michel and Honfleur
"The tour departs from your hotel or apartment in Paris to Mont Saint Michel (around 4 hours). Aboard a spacious minibus you will have access to Wifi and educational tablets to prepare for your visit. Your driver guide will also be available for any questions you may have.The tour will include:> Mont Saint MichelUNESCO World Heritage the abbey and the bay of Mont Saint Michel is THE quintessential magic place ... Emblematic discover this ancient rock between sky and sea. On top of the island admire the stunning views Bay before visiting the medieval abbey. Always accompanied by your guide stroll through the picturesque streets of this village out of time. Awaken your taste buds in the local bakery and sample the specialties. > Honfleur Enjoy your late afternoon with a break to discover the charming port of Honfleur.Once in Honfleur
From EUR350.00
 
Le Mont Saint Michel One-Day Trip from Paris
"The abbey of the Mont Saint Michel is one of the most beautiful “Wonders of the West”. It stands in the middle of an immense bay in Normandy and is invaded by the highest tides in Europe. This magnificent architectural achievement of the Middle Ages is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Since that time the island and its magnificent abbey have been attracting million of visitors.The driver will pick you up at your address in Paris early in the morning (07:15 AM recommended). After your arrival you will have an excursion of the island by crossing the drawbridge and remparts. You will discover the medieval town with its cosy houses of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.You will admire the Romanesque and Gothic abbey with an audio guid you can take a walk in the city centre or have a walk with your guide on trail around Mont admiring the sea. You can then feel the mistery of this place full of history.On your way home
From EUR245.00
 
Private Tour: Full Day Tour of Mont Saint-Michel from Caen
"At your arrival in Caen your guide will meet you with fresh coffee and croissants and after a short tour of Caen you will head to Mont Saint-Michel after a 90 minute drive through some lovely villages on Normandy. Before your arrival at Mont Saint-Michel you will stop in Avranches to see the Bishop Aubert whose skull was touched by the Archangel Michel in 708 AD in order for him to build a monastery on the Mont. Then you will arrive at the Mount and will enjoy a relaxing omelet at the Mère Poulard. It is one of the best and most famous omelets in France. After lunch you will visit the Abbey through the narrow streets and explore the history from the Middle A the city of Copper and Church-bells the tour heads back to Caen to get the train for Paris at 6.54pm."
From EUR550.00

More Things to Do in Quimper

The Quimper Museum of Fine Arts

Musée des Beaux-Arts de QuimperOpen every day except Tuesday, from 10h to 12h and from 14h to 18hThis museum was created in 1864 thanks to the donation of the personal art collection of Count...
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ExGuyParis
Apr 04, 2011

Terrific Art Museum in Quimper

Here is my Journal entry for our visit to Beaux Arts in Quimper.Next we wandered across the square to the Musée des Beaux Arts where they were having an exposition of works by Jules Breton. It was a...
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Beausoleil
Feb 26, 2011

See More Cathedral Treasures

There are still more objects to look at. For instance the pulpit has carved medallions illustrating the life and death of their . patron saint Corentin. Then there are a great number of stained glass...
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hquittner
Sep 03, 2007

Find the King on His Horse

The statue of Good King Gradlon, the 6C founder of Quimper, is hard to locate on the West front of the Cathedral. Above the central door pediment are twotall and wide central windows. Capping these is...
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hquittner
Sep 03, 2007

The Church Has Many Other Treasures to Examine

There is also fine 19C glass in each of the large transept windows, one with a Last Supper, the other commemorating 12 Breton Saints. There a many good statues of bishops as well as devotional...
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hquittner
Aug 31, 2007

See the Interior Cathedral Structure

The nave is long and high. The triforium is also tall with an unusual trefoil heading decoration. The clerestory windows are tall wide and graceful with 15C stained glass. When we were there the choir...
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hquittner
Aug 28, 2007
 
 
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See the Outside of the Cathedral

The Cathedral of Quimper is quite imposing when first seen with its two spire topped towers at its west side, erected in 1850 over a 1425 Flamboyant Gothic facade. The church itself was laboriously...
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hquittner
Aug 28, 2007

Visit the Cathedral

This Gothic Cathedral was built between the 13th and 15th centuries which may explain why the Chancel is out of line with the Nave - immediately evident when entering by the main door and standing at...
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ranger49
Aug 27, 2007

Odet River

You have to give about 15minutes to just sit and relax near to Odet River that flow through the city of Quimper. The river is so calm and nice, and clean too. Some people say that Quimper with Odet...
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lusti
Mar 17, 2005

Quimper-home of the pottery.

The beautiful town of Quimper is on the river Odet and can be reached by boat trip from Beg-Meil.They were celebrating an anniversary of the pottery when we were there and giant replicas of...
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diosh
Jun 18, 2004

A Paean to Pottery

Musée de la Faïence14, rue Jean-Baptiste Bousquet29000 QuimperOpen Monday through Saturday from 10h00 to 18h00. Closed Sundays.If you are a fan of Faïence pottery, you will love this museum. The...
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ExGuyParis
Feb 25, 2003

Inside La Cathédrale Saint-Corentin

An intensive restoration took place from 1989 to 1999 to return the interior of Saint-Coretin to its 15th Century look.. Gothic churches were typically painted in striking colors-- they were not the...
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ExGuyParis
Feb 25, 2003

Half timbered buildings

Quimper is in the Bretagne area of France..and has many lovely half timbered buildings. Timber framing method used for thousands of years.. There are many styles.
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alectrevor
Sep 18, 2015

Cathedral of St Corentin

Corentin was the first Bishop of Quimper. The construction of the cathedral was commissioned in 1239. The twin spires of the gothic building dominate the skyline.
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alectrevor
Nov 11, 2014

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"The Cult of Saint Anne"
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"Quimper and its curved cathedral . . ."
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"Quimper, Bretagne."
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"We Came Here only to See the Cathedral"
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