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Odet River

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Address: Quimper, France
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One of two rivers that flow through the city of Quimper.

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An impressive display of flowers on each of the many bridges. Very pretty. A placid setting and nice introduction to what was our first visit to Quimper.

Reviewed 13 September 2016
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

An impressive display of flowers on each of the many bridges. Very pretty. A placid setting and nice introduction to what was our first visit to Quimper.

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Thank hyweln
Paignton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Walked up from Pont de Poulguinan to Pont du Theatre on the south bank of the river, and then back most of the way on the opposite bank. Must be about 6 road bridges and a dozen footbridges in that one mile stretch. The whole area is clean and well maintained with flowers in planters on many of the bridges,... More 

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Thank grumpypete2014
Munich, Germany
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117 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

When visiting Quimper we walked along this small river in the city .Many small bridges for pietons only.Marvellous flower decoration.

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Thank alex2013998
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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297 reviews
127 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The most interesting thing about this river is the number of foot bridges which criss-cross the river. These are often decorated with flowers and add to the beauty of this lovely town.

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Thank TessaPolis
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 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 you can experience when you visit Benodet. Leisure and tourism are both important here, including... More 

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Thank John R
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 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 from Quimper to the departure point a bit down river, and this was not all... More 

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Thank 1Sanda
Washington
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53 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 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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1 Thank Samantha_Charles
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14 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

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

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Atlanta, Georgia
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56 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 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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Thank collierguy65
Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 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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