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A memorable day in this nice little town

We visited this atmospheric town a Monday in July. We went for a stroll and admired the charming... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2014
Nina K
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Fabulous Medieval Buildings

This is a beautiful square in Vannes. The buildings are well preserved and it is well worth a... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2014
Mrsclairet
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Scarborough, England, United Kingdom
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Historic walking area showcases 16th-century buildings and interesting museums.
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Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

We visited this atmospheric town a Monday in July. We went for a stroll and admired the charming buildings and the nice atmosphere, sat down in one of the many street cafés and had crepes, ice cream and coffee. There are also a lot of...More

1  Thank Nina K
Reviewed 11 June 2014

This is a beautiful square in Vannes. The buildings are well preserved and it is well worth a visit. Gets very busy with tourists.

1  Thank Mrsclairet
Reviewed 20 September 2013

Lively atmospheric square at heart of old Town Vannes, good place to sit and relax enjoy a cup of coffee or aperitif and watch the world go by. A great place to take photographs of the mediaeval architecture that is the attraction of the old...More

2  Thank John A
Reviewed 13 September 2013

This is a small square surrounded by 14th/15th century building all in good order. It is a very popular tourist spot hence always crowded but still provides good photo opportunities. There are often a street performers there. On any visit to Vannes, it should not...More

3  Thank wab-pcs
Reviewed 29 July 2013

A quite beautiful medieval square surrounded by timbered houses. From this period quite a few buildings are preserved in comparison to cities such as Nantes or even Rennes. The whole city is well worth strolling through and the distances are not great between squares and...More

1  Thank M R
Reviewed 5 July 2013

The historic centre of Vannes with fine slate roofs and half-timbered houses. Small enough to see all round easily, and a pleasant walk when the shops aren't open.

1  Thank lornallan
Reviewed 23 May 2013

Follow the route recommended by the tourist office to explore the attractive old town in Vannes and you will pass through this place.

1  Thank Wanderer803796
Reviewed 22 March 2013

The wooden framed medieval buildings that form a square just past the cathedral form the centre of old Vannes. The oldest half-timbered buildings date from the 15thC, and there are 272 classified historical monuments within the city. You will often find musicians playing here in...More

1  Thank Martin_Lancs
Reviewed 12 November 2012

We have often taken holidays on the S Brittany coast. Vannes is the local centre. This makes a pleasant change for 'Townies' from beach and countryside, and useful for supplies and prezzies. Best to park up on the many free spaces by the Marina and...More

6  Thank jogon c
Reviewed 22 August 2012

Beautiful old city surrounded by fortified walls. Wooden houses adorn the streets. Two of them almost touching each other. A lovely place to visit!

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