Sightseeing route in Vannes

Vannes

【City description】

This city was the capital of the Armonica in the 9th century. The city is surrounded by walls and there are building with the gray roof and the colorful wall. So, we can find the ambiance of the Armonica. When we pass the gate, there is a harbor.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★★☆

【Time required】

 4 h

【Budget】

 6.50 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★★☆☆

【Sightseeing route】



【Start】

①Vannes station

Gare de Vannes

★When you leave from the station, turn right. Then, go straight on Victor Hugo Avenue at the first crossroad. It takes 20 minutes by walk.



②St-Pierre Cathedral

Cathédral St-Pierre

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 8 h 30 am – 7 pm

Close: No

③La Cohue – Art Museum

La Cohue – Musée des Beaux Arts de Vannes

Time required: 40 min / Admission fee: 6.50 euros (the ticket is available for ⑤)

Opening hour: 1 h 30 pm – 6 pm

Close: Monday between October and May, national holidays

★Go to Orfèveres St from the cathedral. It takes 5 minutes.



④Vannes and his wife (the monument on the wall of a house)

Vannes et sa Femme

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro



⑤Gaillard Castle

Château Gaillard

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 6.50 euros (the ticket is available for ③)

Opening hour: 10 am – 6 pm

Close: Sunday, national holidays

★Go down the street from the castle and turn left to go to Noé St. Then, turn right at the end. It takes 10 minutes by walk.



⑥Saint Vincent Gate

Porte Saint Vincent

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★When you arrive at the harbor, turn left to go to Alexandre le Pontois St.



⑦Helmine Castle (it is not accessible in the interior)

Château de l’Helmine

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Pass a bridge.



⑧Wash House of Garenne

Lavoirs de la Garenne

Time required: 10 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★When you pass the bridge, turn right.



⑨Ramparts of Vannes

Remparts de Vannes

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Continue to walk on the street. As you arrive at St-Pierre Cathedral, go back to the station with the same route. It takes 25 minutes by walk.



【Goal】

Vannes station

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