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Wonderful historical buildings

This is free just to be there. Take lots of photos and enjoy the wonderful shops all around. When... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2016
JoelD1968
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Rawdon, Canada
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Worth a visit if in Vannes. Beautiful medieval buildings. Really enjoyed strolling around here... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2016
Prudence_Sky
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County Offaly, Ireland
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Historic walking area showcases 16th-century buildings and interesting museums.
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All reviews medieval times preserved buildings town centre lovely place to visit half timbered houses on foot tourists square architecture creperie shops city cathedral
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Reviewed 8 April 2016

This is free just to be there. Take lots of photos and enjoy the wonderful shops all around. When we visited, there was a large public market there and the surrounding area. The food was amazing!!! Oddly enough, the public market "closed" by the time...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank JoelD1968
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit if in Vannes. Beautiful medieval buildings. Really enjoyed strolling around here. Great spot for photographs.

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 27 December 2015

The ancient Vannes center is sited on a hill top where very well preserved buildings and houses surround the Place Henri IV. At one corner one could see the wood bust of Vanne and his wife who one believe were the former properties of the...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Kattegat
Reviewed 1 October 2015

This is a very pretty square, where you feel in medieval times. AQs a matter of fact for their independence day, on July 14th, there is a medieval festival, and in this plaza there are representations of small sketches, everybody dressed in medievl costumes, music...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

beautiful square with lots of interesting shops coming off this square. Very exciting sardine shop and rather expensive but unusual clothing shops in this area. Quite a touristy street but wonderfully atmospheric - not to be missed

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank 19Ruthie19
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Try to come early in the morning because the city and the square can be very crowded afterwards. But it is well worth the visit, one of the best preserved medieval cities in France with fine examples of architecture and lot of interesting places to...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Borzov
Reviewed 18 June 2015

How can you rate a building just stuck in the middle of street . No name plaque not a description nothing . Just a photo of nothing except an old house . Where is the history plaque ??????

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 23 March 2015

We found a free car park 5 minute's walk from the town centre and explored on foot. Everything is close-by in Vannes. Place Henry IV was easy to find, just ollowing everyone else. Luckily we arrived mid-morning on a weekday, but it was already getting...More

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank 468sk11567
Reviewed 3 February 2015

If you are in Vannes exploring the old city, this area is easy to find as it is usually full of tourists:-). But, take a minute anyway to admire the half timbered buildings (and the fact they are still standing) while having a coffee and...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank ileftfootprints
Reviewed 1 September 2014

The beauty of Vannes is that most of the interesting places to swee are located in one small area. The other reviews sum up this old part of the town. Even though there was a constant heavy flow of traffic, sitting in one of the...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Flantheman2334
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