Walk through narrow lanes and back through time to end up at a candlelit dinner in Quintin’s castle.
Castle of Quintin
What is better than a castle? Two castles! Discover why that is the case in this picturesque medieval town.
The castles and their French gardens, walls and archive tower will welcome you for a visit, a candlelit dinner or a murder party!Castle of Quintin
The river Gouët links the town of Quintin to the sea where it become Saint-Brieuc's iconic Légué harbour. Water is everywhere in Quintin. Enjoy the view of the reflected castle in the town pond or refresh yourself by the fountains in the Roz Maria park.
Do not miss two great natural sites near Quintin: the Lanfains moors and the river Gouët’s granite boulders.
Linen on me
Quintin has a history woven in linen! The linen trade was a booming business between the 16th and the 19th centuries. Quintin’s architectural heritage is a testimony to this rich past. You will be awed by the linen trader stone mansions, the basilica, the beautifully-named narrow lanes and the half-timbered houses.All about linen
Build a heritage
Quintin is a typical Breton town built with stones and wood. Whether it is the half-timbered houses, the castle or the narrow lanes everything in Quintin was built to last centuries!
The oldest monument is the Roche Longue menhir which is more than 5000 years old!