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Located 342 miles W of Paris (4-5 hours by TGV train) and 127 miles NW of Rennes at the confluence of the Odet and Steir rivers, the town of Quimper is famous for the faience (hand-painted pottery) it has been producing since the late 17th century. The town s oldest factory, Faienceries HB-Henriot (, French only), is located in southwest Quimper and is open to visitors from March to October. The pedestrianized area of Vieux Quimper, located west of the town s cathedral, is lined with shops and half-timbered houses.

Tourist Office Place de la Resistance 29000 Quimper Phone: 33 2 98 53 04 05 Fax: 33 2 98 53 31 33

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