A cultural destination popular with visitors to Brittany, Quimper occupies a pretty patch of land in the Finistère department of France, around 15km from the coast. With half-timbered houses in typical Breton fashion and quaint winding streets of the medieval old town, the city is sure to enchant you.
Browse our fantastic range of campsites in Quimper and the surrounding area and discover wonderful destinations that offer first-rate facilities including swimming pools, dining & shopping options and an extensive selection of accommodation.
Camping Holidays In Quimper
A spot of camping in Quimper allows visitors to enjoy the charms of a beautiful Brittany city as well as exploring captivating countryside and gorgeous coastal areas. Discover the culture of Quimper in the city’s art galleries and museums, and venture into the natural bliss at the Crozon peninsula and the Armorique Regional Nature Park.
(1) Amendments up to 7 days before arrival without giving any reason are only valid for campsites with the Vacanceselect or Tohapi logo and for accommodation with the blue tent symbol. Any amendments made within six weeks of departure, the holiday cost applied will be at the same or where applicable, at a higher rate.(2) If it is not possible to travel to your holiday destination, it is possible to change to another campsite or period free of charge from 10 days before arrival. If you want to change to another destination, this only applies to accommodation with the blue Vacanceselect logo. These can be found on the campsite page in the accommodation overview. If, according to the FCDO, it is not possible to travel to your holiday destination 10 days before arrival, you are entitled to a full refund (of course, in this case you can also change your booking free of charge as described above). If we have to cancel your holiday because of circumstances relating to COVID-19, you will receive a full refund.
Our best campsites in Quimper and nearby
At Orangerie de Lanniron, a stunning 5* destination set in the picturesque grounds of a chateau, visitors can enjoy a truly memorable camping holiday in Quimper. The site lies in the south of the city and boasts a great line-up of first-rate amenities including a brilliant swimming pool complex, recreational facilities and lots of activities for the entire family.
Although not directly in the city, we offer a small but superb selection of campsites near Quimper such as the Le Bois de Pleuven, de l'Atlantique and Pommeraie de l'Océan. Ideal for discovering the charms of Quimper, as well as the best attractions in Finistère, these resorts are also worth consideration for an outdoor break in northwest France.
Things to do when camping in Quimper
With a generous amount of galleries, museum and places of historical interest, Quimper is a city that will appeal to lovers of culture, heritage and history. The old town features remnants of a medieval past and feels like one big open-air museum. The Museum of Earthenware offers insights into the industrious pottery makers of days gone by.
Holidaymakers with a keen interest in art can appreciate paintings inspired by Brittany in the Beaux-Arts Museum of Quimper. Fascinating stories of the heritage of the local area are rewarded to holidaymakers who take time to visit the Breton County Museum. Other tourist attractions noted for their history include the Cathedral of Saint Corentin and Saint-Mathieu Church.
There are a pair of traditional gardens that visitors to the city can escape to for some moments of reflection amid the pleasant aroma of blossoming flowers. Savour the serene atmosphere at the horticultural havens of Le Jardin Du Prieuré Locmaria and Jardin Exotique De La Retraite.
Away from the city, a short distance into the countryside, the Gorges of Stangala are a great place for walks, hikes and cycling trips. Farther afield from Quimper, the coastline of Finistère promises outdoor adventures aplenty. The stunning peninsula of Crozon has a wealth of stunning natural features such as beautiful beaches, secluded coves and spectacular views. Some of the best beaches to visit include Plage de Tronoën in Saint-Jean-Trolimon, Sables Blancs Beach in Douarnenez and Cap de la Chèvre on the Crozon peninsula.