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Paimpol is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department in Brittany in northwestern France.It is a tourist destination, especially during the summer months when people are attracted by its port and beaches.PopulationInhabitants of Paimpol are called paimpolais in French.Breton languageThe municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on 29 September 2008.In 2008, 11.8% of primary school children attended bilingual schools.TransportThe Gare de Paimpol is connected by trains to Gare de Guingamp with the Paris-Montparnasse–Brest line.SightsBlue and white striped-jumpers are immediately visible in the streets and are seen to reflect not only their pride in all things to do with the sea, but also in their région, Brittany.The town centre leads from the port down to the coast, through cobbled streets filled with restaurants, cafés and bars. The town centre includes the Quartier Latin. It was at La place du Martray that Pierre Loti chose to put the house of Gaud, the heroine of his novel Pêcheur d'Islande. The attractions of the town are also a major theme of Guy Ropartz's opera Le Pays and Théodore Botrel's song La Paimpolaise. Paimpol is in Cotes-d'Armor. Take a peek at our world travel planner: Paimpol and its charms laid bare and easily scheduled.
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