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ZooParc de Beauval Entrance Ticket
"Beauval's Giant Pandas:In 2012 a nationally important event took place when two giant pandas arrived at Beauval becoming the only giant pandas in France. The giant panda is classed as a Chinese ‘National Treasure’ and has only been entrusted to 19 zoological parks outside of China. Diplomatic discussions at the highest level as well as the agreement of the Chinese as part of a conservation and research programme. Shows take place from March to September. Two amphitheaters host 'Les Maîtres des Airs' an amazing birds show and 'L’Odyssée des lions de mer' with agile sea lions.The Hippopotamus:In 2016 the ZooParc will grow larger yet again as it unveils an exhibit
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Guided Mont Saint Michel Tour from Paris by Minibus
"During this day trip you will take the most impressive ""Marvel of the Western world"" the Mont-Saint-Michel which is erected in the heart of a large bay surrounded by the sea and spring tides. You will discover the medieval city the Abbey and all tourist places of the site.  You will travel by comfortable bus or minibus with air conditioning with a professional guide who will trace the history of Mont Saint-Michel and guide you through the medieval town and its ramparts. Enjoy a audio guide and ticket included with time to wander at your own pace around the old city and its streets.   This tour will let you Discover Normandy
From EUR160.00
 
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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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30 rue de Brest, Quimper, Brittany, 29000, France
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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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"Quimper"
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"We Came Here only to See the Cathedral"
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