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Beautiful place for strolls and outside eateries

I revisited Vannes because of its historic center. It is beautiful and a quaint and picturesque... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
L T
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Quito, Ecuador
Lovely little town

We visited here during market time.very popular and bustling. Quaint streets with character and... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2018
Amanda K
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Rue de la Monnaie - Rue de La Porte Prison, 56000, Vannes, France
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All reviews old city cobbled streets beautiful city timbered buildings saturday market worth a visit great market walled town on wednesdays every corner beautiful stained glass windows tourist train several days taking photos tudor style other cities market place
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I revisited Vannes because of its historic center. It is beautiful and a quaint and picturesque place to be at any time of day, though I really enjoy the evening. Plenty of activities for walking, window shopping, and eating right in one small area.

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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We visited here during market time.very popular and bustling. Quaint streets with character and charm... plenty of places to eat and drink. I highly recommend doing the petite train... it's a nice hour of sightseeing.

Thank Amanda K
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Wow what a hidden little Gem. Lovely place to spend a couple of nights. The buildings are much like the Tudor style in England but more colourful. The cathedral is also worth a visit some lovely architecture and artwork .

1  Thank jenkinson7
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We recommend you take the Little Train and then retrace the journey on foot. A city seeped in history from ancient to modern times.

1  Thank B C
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Ladies, be aware of the cobbles. Otherwise, the historical central city is worth the visit. It takes around half a day to make the walk advised by the tourism office. You may need to have a certain taste for ancient buildings.

Thank Chilasiat
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Lovely place and very interesting plenty to see and do. We found places to eat and drink and watch the world go by

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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

This is such a wonderful historic city and although we found around easy enough it would have been far more informative if we had a map showing the best route to follow! I am sure we did not see all of it. We did try...More

Thank Val C
Reviewed August 3, 2018

We spent the night in Vannes on our tour around Brittany. Nice small old city to wander around for shopping.

1  Thank zitaaussiemum
Reviewed August 3, 2018

A tiny city, compact but beautifully formed. A lovely place to visit for all ages. Wandering through the cobblestone streets is a joy, as is the variety of shops..we found a lovely shop selling jams and preserves....right up my street!! Lovely atmosphere wherever you wander,...More

2  Thank Polskalady
Reviewed July 29, 2018

The old part of the city is a lovely place to explore and to see coloured timbered houses from the Middle Ages. Cathédral Saint-Pierre de Vannes is in the heart of the old city and has beautiful stained glass windows. You can easily spend a...More

1  Thank Rhiannon H
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Like most cities in France, some "boutiques" might be opened on Sunday mornings. However except days before Christmas, during the sale seasons (twice a year) and may be in the middle of summer it is rest time.
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