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“Brits should visit for the Bastille celebrations”
Review of Place Henri IV

Ranked #4 of 38 things to do in Vannes
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Owner description: Historic walking area showcases 16th-century buildings and interesting museums.
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Brits should visit for the Bastille celebrations”
Reviewed November 12, 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 walk up the harbour to the city gates. The castle and fortifications are worth a look and there are modern shops and a very cutesy photo-op old quarter.

There are lots of restaurants for all tastes and prices, as well as bread/cake shops.

Also worth a visit is the nearby hidden gem:-

Quai Franklin at Saint-Goustin Port, nearby Auray

Visited May 2012
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“Superb wooden houses”
Reviewed August 22, 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!

Visited August 2012
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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“Lovely old city”
Reviewed July 12, 2012

Vannes is a charismatic city with a lovely marina good selection of cafes and restaurants, excellent parking (2 free car parks) and a good market

Visited June 2012
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