Things to do in Vannes

New to Vannes? Here are the best things to do while you're there.

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Start with the Top Sights in Vannes

If you're in Vannes to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Remparts de Vannes

⭐️ 4.6 (4588)

Cathédrale Saint-Pierre

⭐️ 4.4 (2369)

The Butterfly Garden

⭐️ 3.9 (1005)

Gardens by the City Walls

⭐️ 4.6 (989)

Marché de Vannes

⭐️ 4.6 (918)

Porte Saint Vincent

⭐️ 4.5 (699)

Château de l'Hermine

⭐️ 4.4 (491)

Les Vedettes du Golfe

⭐️ 4.2 (402)

Vannes Centre Historique

⭐️ 4.7 (262)

La Cohue - Musée des Beaux Arts de Vannes

⭐️ 4.2 (207)

Prison Gate

⭐️ 4.4 (195)

The top affordable restaurants in Vannes

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Vannes city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

Restaurant La P'tite Souris

⭐️ 4.6 (1180)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Daily Gourmand

⭐️ 4.3 (1140)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Chez La Mère 6 Sous

⭐️ 4.6 (1126)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant La Table de Jeanne

⭐️ 4.5 (892)

Price Range: $$

Le Homard Frites

⭐️ 4.4 (747)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant La Tête en l'air

⭐️ 4.9 (733)

Price Range: $$

La Brasserie Bleue

⭐️ 4.1 (622)

Price Range: $$

Le Tandem

⭐️ 4.6 (600)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Rozili

⭐️ 4.3 (470)

Price Range: $$

Afghan Café

⭐️ 4.8 (435)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.7 (430)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Vannes

These are curated, high quality experiences in Vannes hosted by locals!

Learn the language of horses

Wildlife discovery with curator

Discover Carnac menhirs

Hatha yoga class on the farm

Ceramic Painting in Auray

End your night in some of the best bars in Vannes

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Vannes, curated exclusively for you.

Brasserie Awen

⭐️ 4.3 (1539)

Price Range: $$

Bar Les Valseuses

⭐️ 4.3 (1380)

Price Range: $$

Bar/Restaurant Le Tarmac

⭐️ 4 (1131)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.4 (663)

Price Range: $$

Bar Le Saint Nicolas

⭐️ 4 (362)

Price Range: $$

Bar Chez Fred

⭐️ 4.5 (296)

Bar les Z'oubliettes

⭐️ 4.5 (281)

Price Range: $

Bar WarpZone

⭐️ 4.8 (275)

Price Range: $

Bar Le Vieux Safran

⭐️ 4.5 (263)

Price Range: $

the pattern

⭐️ 4.1 (255)

Price Range: $$

Bar Costa Café

⭐️ 4.3 (250)

Price Range: $$

Pick from the best places to stay in Vannes

If you're looking for some of the best hotels in Vannes you've come to the right place.

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Looking for unforgettable fine-dining experiences in Vannes?

Hungry? We've got the best rated, the best of the best.

Restaurant Sushiya

⭐️ 4.6 (475)

Price Range: $$$

Braise Beef

⭐️ 4.5 (421)

Price Range: $$$

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Take a stroll around the Vannes old Town: Explore the picturesque old town of Vannes and its fortifications, or ‘City of Bridges’, and visit places like the St Vincent Cathedral and the Place de la République.
  2. Enjoy a boat ride on the Golfe du Morbihan: Take a cruise on the iconic Gulf of Morbihan to explore its numerous islands, islets and curves of the coastline.
  3. Get your shopping fix at the Market Hall: Visit the bustling Central Market Hall of Vannes, a highly recommended shopping destination which offers a wide range of fresh, local produce and market stalls.

Vannes is a beautiful city located in France, and the best time to visit is during the summer months. The climate is pleasant during this time, with plenty of sunshine and temperatures around 24°C. Plus, there are lots of festivities and activities taking place in the city during the summer, offering great opportunities to explore the culture and attractions of Vannes.

Visiting Vannes offers a memorable experience for travelers. It can be explored perfectly in just three days—visitors may stroll through cobblestoned streets and stop to take in stunning Gothic and Romanesque architecture. It's also possible to learn about the vibrant history of the city by visiting many of its museums and cathedrals, take a boat trip along the picturesque harbor, or simply relax in one of its many parks.

Exploring Vannes, France is best done by renting a car, taking taxis, or utilizing the public transportation system. The public transportation system makes it easy to get around with regular bus, tram, and trolley routes throughout the city. Taxis can easily be found at taxi stands or hailed on the street. Rental cars are an efficient way to travel around Vannes and the surrounding area, with many companies catering to tourists.

Vannes is a great destination for families looking for a fun and exciting vacation. There are plenty of activities to keep kids occupied and entertained, from exploring the old town and the nearby islands to enjoying flip-flop boats or a go-kart ride. Kids can also visit one of the many amazing parks the city has to offer, including the stunning Sillon de Talbert Nature Reserve. Finally, be sure to check out the vibrant Harbor of Vannes and enjoy a pleasant cruise across the harbor while admiring the stunning scenery.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Vannes. To start off we'd have to mention Le Ty Bouch’ Bar, the pattern, LE PADDY O' DOWD'S. Check out our page on the best bars in Vannes.

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