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Abbaye de Beauport

Paimpol (Breton: Pempoull) may be a commune within the Côtes-d'Armor department in Breiz in northwest France.

It is a holidaymaker destination, particularly throughout the summer months once folks area unit attracted by its port and beaches.

Breton language
The municipality launched a linguistic arrange through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on twenty nine Sep 2008.

In 2008, 11.8% of elementary school youngsters attended bilingual faculties.[1]

The Gare American state Paimpol is connected by trains to Gare American state Guingamp with the Paris-Montparnasse–Brest line.

Blue and white striped-jumpers area unit like a shot visible within the streets and area unit seen to mirror not solely their pride all told things to try and do with the ocean, however additionally in their région, Brittany.

The city centre leads from the port right down to the coast, through cobbled streets crammed with restaurants, cafés and bars. The city centre includes the Quartier Latin. it had been at La place du Martray that Pierre Lesotho monetary unit selected to place the house of trinket, the heroine of his novel Pêcheur d'Islande. The attractions of the city are a significant theme of Guy Ropartz's opera LE Pays and Théodore Botrel's song La Paimpolaise.

Other well-liked holidaymaker sights include: the Abbaye American state Beauport geological dating back to 1202, and therefore the chapels of Lanvignec, Ste Barbe and Kergrist. L'île American state Bréhat may be a rocky solid ground ten minutes by ferry from the coast next to Paimpol. it's created of 2 giant islands connected by a bridge, and various smaller ones.

Other places of interest within the space embrace the Moulin American state Craca gate American state falaises in Plouézec, still as Pors-Even and therefore the Tour American state Kerroc'h in Ploubazlanec.

The Monument to Théodore Botrel in Paimpol is by Pierre Charles Lenoir

The monument aux morts has sculpture by André César Vermare


The port
Tourists area unit well catered for with regular events like the Tuesday morning street market, night-markets, and "Mardi du port" – wherever tourists will fancy various world music beside the port.

Paimpol is additionally home to the bi-annual "Festival du chant American state marin" (sea shanty festival) that attracts thousands of tourists over 3 days in August.

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