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Petite Cité de Caractère de Quintin
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.