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Great if you like historical architecture.

Place Henri IV is easy to access on foot from anywhere in the town centre and is essential viewing... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Chris B
Sheffield, United Kingdom
It was in our top 5 in the city

It is small but historical. Old fachwerk houses are giving very good picture of medieval look of... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
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Historic walking area showcases 16th-century buildings and interesting museums.
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Vannes, France
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Place Henri IV is easy to access on foot from anywhere in the town centre and is essential viewing if you like historical architecture. You'll often overhear Brits saying "oooh...it's just like York". No it's not. It's French and it's very different.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 24 August 2017

It is small but historical. Old fachwerk houses are giving very good picture of medieval look of the city. My wife shot few very nice photos.

Thank Rexonaut
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Vannes is a very beautiful town and this is one of the best parts. A very wonderful place. The buildings are so nice just strolling through the town at a leisurely pace is the best thing to do.

Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved this colorful square lined with architecture hundreds of years old but perfectly curated and coordinated with bright colors. It was a very cool surprise to stumble into this.

Thank Rosana T
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The old town was tiny, the place had many old buildings but the exterior paint work confused me, they looked like some fake movie setting. Especially in this little square.

Thank rebecca m
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Very near to the centre of vannes. Walking through the old lanes with beautiful midevial age houses make the experience more enriched. The colorful houses looks magnificent!

Thank nusrat_ali
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Place Henri IV is near the centre of this wonderful old Breton town .We stayed 2 days and this was about right for out of season. Place is an excellent focus point for walking around Town and has a range of interesting shops and nearby...More

1  Thank nickpickles
Reviewed 14 September 2016

As shown in this picture, Place Henry IV is a true miror of the old times. "Ancient elegance", I would define it.

Thank Meir G
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Lovely city, walking and lots to see. Visit the church, gardens and creperie! Parking was okay but can get busy.

Thank Blondegal71
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Kids wanted to spend holiday money......plenty of interesting shops to do so. Beautiful buildings with a lovely quayside view

Thank lezzandy
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