Vannes

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Overview

Vannes, break your habits in the Breton city Vannes is a city located in the south of Britanny, in the western part of France. It was built in a bay on the Morbihan’s gulf, in a triangle formed by the cities of Nantes, Rennes and Quimper.

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Getting there You can get to Vannes from Lille, Rennes and Le Mans. Best price and travel duration below.

From Paris 03:04 € 25
From Paris Cdg Airport 04:18 € 86
From Bordeaux 05:56 € 20
From Lille 05:14 € 108
From Rennes 00:56 € 17
From Le Mans 02:19 € 28
From Marne La Vallee 04:05 € 88
From Nantes 01:08 € 22
From Redon 00:22 € 9
From Quimperle 00:42 € 11
From Savenay 00:54 € 16
From Quimper 01:02 € 16
From Auray 00:10 € 9


Getting around From Vannes, you can travel to nearby cities and towns. Best price and travel duration below.

To Auray 00:25 € 9
To Redon 00:36 € 9
To Quimper 02:29 € 16
To Savenay 03:26 € 14
To Rennes 03:37 € 16
To Nantes 03:51 € 17
To Le Mans 04:36 € 28
To Paris 05:07 € 25
To Paris Cdg Airport 05:42 € 43
To Marne La Vallee 06:21 € 70
To Lille 08:16 € 82
To Bordeaux 09:49 € 48

Vannes city guide

Vannes, break your habits in the Breton city

Vannes is a city located in the south of Britanny, in the western part of France. It was built in a bay on the Morbihan’s gulf, in a triangle formed by the cities of Nantes, Rennes and Quimper.

Vannes is a city labelled "ville d’art et d’histoire" for its great heritage. The historic city is surrounded by ramparts dating back from the 3rd, the 14th and the 17th centuries.

To enter the old city, you can chose to go through the Jail gate, which is one of the oldest entrance. Inside those walls, the city presents more than 200 half-timbered houses, the oldests dating from the 15th century. Walking around the streets, you will find the beautiful Saint Peter’s cathedral. You can also visit the Gaillard Castle or the Cohue.

The last one used to be the market place during the Middle Ages, and it houses now the fine arts museum.

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  • "Train to Vannes"    
    It was our first journey by euro rail. It was very comfortable . We enjoyed the countryside as it passed by. The staff was very courteous and helpful. We would love to take a longer journey next time we travel through Europe .