Prefecture of Finistère, capital of Cornouaille, the influence of Quimper goes well beyond its status as a medium-sized town. From historic Cornwall to economic Cornwall, this vast territory located south of Finistère is distinguished by its dynamism and spirit of initiative.


The city of Quimper is part of the agglomeration community of Quimper Bretagne Occidentale (QBO) which includes 14 municipalities for a population of more than 100,000 inhabitants. Quimper Bretagne Occidentale is the second largest inter-municipal structure in Finistère. The city of Quimper is labeled a city of art and history thanks to the quality of its architectural heritage: the St Corentin cathedral, the bishops' palace, the half-timbered houses of the 16th and 17th centuries, the ramparts and the quays of the 'Odet, the Locmaria district, rue Kéreon and the place au beurre. ... It is also the showcase of Breton heritage thanks to its various museums, in particular the Departmental Breton Museum, the Earthenware Museum of Quimper, the Museum of Fine Arts... Culture, community life, leisure, environment, economy... the Quimper conurbation is an attractive center of activity. 15 km from the Atlantic coast, Quimper is a city resolutely open to the world and Europe, harmoniously combining tradition and modernity.