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Petite Cité de Caractère de Quintin

22800 Quintin

Description

Feudal town famous for its linen industry (17th and 18th centuries), beside a shady lake. Château (17th and 18th centuries) and museum; Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Délivrance housing the relics of Saint-Thurian and a fragment of the Virgin's belt, believed to have miraculous powers; parks and gardens with fountains and ponds (18th century); standing stones. Choir Festival in July. Weavers Festival in August. Street Singers Festival in November. Guided tours all year round by arrangement.

Practical informations

Nom de l'offre
  • Nom de l'offre : Petite Cité de Caractère de Quintin
  • Page d'accueil : non
  • Listed or registered (CNMHS), Picturesque small city
Descriptif groupes
  • Descriptif groupes : Visites de la ville à thèmes, animations pédagogiques, visites adaptées aux personnes en situation de handicap.
Structure Conforme
  • No
Type d'équipement principal
  • Historical sites and monuments
Thématiques
  • Breton culture
Thèmes
  • Town