The city of Quimper organize for is 96th year, the popular Festival de Cornouaille ! Planned between july 23th and july 28th, this cultural event, very appreciated with Britanny region, will be the oportunity for you to discover our many breton customs.
At the program, will be planned : concerts of famous singer and groups, festnoz, animation, parade of breton School Dance and his musicians, presentation of the Cornouaille Queen and some workshop for families. And of course, the famous Bagad of Quimper, 22 times britanny Champions. Guaranteed thrills !
Also, many locals craftsmen will be present, to make you discover their local products, during all the week, front of the remparts of the city. You will be able to find some local lollipops, traditional clothes, the famous Chouchen, and of course our sweet breton crepes. Prepare your taste buds, you will love it !
At the Sunday morning, an amazing Parade who is eargely awaited, is organise in all the city of Quimper ! traditional dance and music will be at the rendezvous. And to finish it, a fifteen workshops for childrens will be set up for their greatest pleasure. Embrodery workshop, earthenware, breton danse class, coloring, makeup, breton games, tradiotional costumes fitting and more. And on Saturday, a big Children FlashMob will be realized.
For this, the ideal is « La grande Croisiere avec Escale » ! Embark on the old port of Bénodet in one of our boats. Go up the river Odet, where you can discover magnificent castles and manor houses, to the port of Corniguel, commercial port of Quimper, located a few kilometers from the city center. A special shuttle bus will be waiting for you on the platform and will drop you in the heart of the city, to discover our most beautiful customs during this amazing Festival.
Let yourself be captivated by our traditional music and dances, discover the beautiful Saint Corentin Cathedral, the old Quimper with its unusual pedestrian streets and half-timbered houses and don’t forget to enjoy good crepes on the famous square Place aux Beurre !