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Stunning waterway views

We visited parts of the Odet river between, and including, Benodet and Quimper. The water is very... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2016
John R
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Quiet stroll

Lovely stroll by the river, so many bridges over it that the children liked running from one to the... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2015
Veronica L
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One of two rivers that flow through the city of Quimper.
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Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We visited parts of the Odet river between, and including, Benodet and Quimper. The water is very clear and, especially noticeable in Quimper, is affected by the tide: noticeably less full when the tide is out. The Odet is also a working river - which...More

Thank John R
Reviewed June 30, 2016

Pleasant trip, with commentary about various points of interest. About 90 minutes to Benodet from the port linked to Quimper. Benodet is holiday resort, clean, good sandy beach, easy walk along prom. Plenty moorings for boats in large marina with associated chandlery. Need bus link...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2016

Sorry but its hard to get excited about just a river?! It doesn't have any amazing features. You walk past it when you park the car and want to walk into town.....that is about it!

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Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Lovely stroll by the river, so many bridges over it that the children liked running from one to the other.

1  Thank Veronica L
Reviewed October 18, 2015

Walk along the Odet River from the Cathedral down two or three bridges and then turn right and wander through the historic district. Beautiful way to spend a Spring or Autumn afternoon.

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Reviewed September 20, 2015

Really lovely river walk, with its little "ponts" full with flowers and little gardens also. You can sit down near them and contemplate the view, eat something or just relax.

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Reviewed September 18, 2015

We went on a boat trip along the Odet from Quimper. That's about it really. From the other reviews, we'd probably have been better have a nice casual walk along the river, which was pretty enough. Quimper itself is well with a visit, a lovely...More

Thank JohnM_B186233
Reviewed September 13, 2015

We stopped in Quimper as we were travelling South through Brittany. It is a pleasant city with a relatively small centre. It's most attractive feature are the very pretty rivers of which there are three, including the River Odet. Other than that we were a...More

Thank Stew-46
Reviewed September 12, 2015

I really loved walking along this river in Quimper because of all the flowers that are in planter boxes along the bridges over the river which are many! It is just gorgeous. There are a lot of flowers along the grass which runs along the...More

Thank Gypsies-on-the-go
Reviewed August 13, 2015

We parked by the river since this is by far the biggest and easiest car park to get into. Then its only a few minutes walk into Quimper. We were there for the huge festival in which all the local districts bring bagpipe bands and...More

Thank Geoff S
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