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Address: , Vannes, France
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Activities: Walking
Description: Historic walking area showcases 16th-century buildings and interesting...
Historic walking area showcases 16th-century buildings and interesting museums.
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A gem in Vannes

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

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

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Rijeka, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 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 visit.

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melbourne australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 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 ??????

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Stourport on Severn, United Kingdom
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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 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 busy with tourists. The medieval timber framed buldings are superb, fitting with the rest of... More 

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FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 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 a bite to eat. Plenty of other things to see in Vannes but take a... More 

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 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 cafes enjoying a coffee allows the atmosphere of the place to roll over you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

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 exciting small shops to look into :-)

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Scarborough, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 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.

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Bangor Co. Down
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 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 Town.

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Macclesfield, cheshire, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 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 be missed.Vannes

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