We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Great if you like historical architecture.

Place Henri IV is easy to access on foot from anywhere in the town centre and is essential viewing... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Chris B
,
Sheffield, United Kingdom
It was in our top 5 in the city

It is small but historical. Old fachwerk houses are giving very good picture of medieval look of... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Rexonaut
,
Belgium
Read all 307 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Historic walking area showcases 16th-century buildings and interesting museums.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good40%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“old town” (7 reviews)
“town centre” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Vannes, France
Write a ReviewReviews (307)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"old town"
in 7 reviews
"town centre"
in 2 reviews
"interesting shops"
in 2 reviews
"on foot"
in 2 reviews
"square"
in 6 reviews
"architecture"
in 5 reviews
"heart"
in 2 reviews
"breton"
in 2 reviews
"city"
in 6 reviews
"saturday"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Place Henri IV is easy to access on foot from anywhere in the town centre and is essential viewing if you like historical architecture. You'll often overhear Brits saying "oooh...it's just like York". No it's not. It's French and it's very different.

1  Thank Chris B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 August 2017

It is small but historical. Old fachwerk houses are giving very good picture of medieval look of the city. My wife shot few very nice photos.

Thank Rexonaut
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Vannes is a very beautiful town and this is one of the best parts. A very wonderful place. The buildings are so nice just strolling through the town at a leisurely pace is the best thing to do.

Thank Howard-Liverpool
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved this colorful square lined with architecture hundreds of years old but perfectly curated and coordinated with bright colors. It was a very cool surprise to stumble into this.

Thank Rosana T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The old town was tiny, the place had many old buildings but the exterior paint work confused me, they looked like some fake movie setting. Especially in this little square.

Thank rebecca m
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Very near to the centre of vannes. Walking through the old lanes with beautiful midevial age houses make the experience more enriched. The colorful houses looks magnificent!

Thank nusrat_ali
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Place Henri IV is near the centre of this wonderful old Breton town .We stayed 2 days and this was about right for out of season. Place is an excellent focus point for walking around Town and has a range of interesting shops and nearby...More

1  Thank nickpickles
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 14 September 2016

As shown in this picture, Place Henry IV is a true miror of the old times. "Ancient elegance", I would define it.

Thank Meir G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Lovely city, walking and lots to see. Visit the church, gardens and creperie! Parking was okay but can get busy.

Thank Blondegal71
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Kids wanted to spend holiday money......plenty of interesting shops to do so. Beautiful buildings with a lovely quayside view

Thank lezzandy
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
PreviousNext
1234
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 32 hotels in Vannes
Hotel Le Bretagne
114 reviews
.18 km away
Inter-Hotel Manche Ocean
351 reviews
.35 km away
Escale Oceania Vannes
627 reviews
.36 km away
Hotel L'Ocean
53 reviews
.38 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Chez la Mere 6 Sous
317 reviews
.11 km away
Le Tandem
460 reviews
.08 km away
Roscanvec
521 reviews
.06 km away
roti-breizh
109 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Centre Historique de Vannes
1,422 reviews
.19 km away
Remparts de Vannes
650 reviews
.21 km away
Jardin des Remparts
490 reviews
.26 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Place Henri IV staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit