Old City Walls Of Vannes

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  • Address: Vannes, France
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Tourist Center, Tower, Architecture

Old City Walls Of Vannes - Review

They might look immaculately built for the beauty of them, but the old walls of Vannes are really the fortifications that enclose the city that was not so calm in its past. The history of Vannes is rich and quite violent. The city had been besieged more than five times by its enemies and hence the protective measures have only increased and the fortifications of the city, strengthened. Now when you walk by these walls and freshen yourself with the aroma of the flowerbeds that surround them, in the evenings, you can still imagine the enemies trying to destroy the walls in order to invade the city. Highlights and must sees include:

  • “Tour du Bourreau” i.e the tower of the executioner was a women’s prison and used to house the executioner of the city.
  • Occasional festivals involving fireworks, light projections, book fairs and other exhibitions are a part of the place’s culture and are a treat to the tourist, be it for learning or just pure recreation.

Urban development has resulted in the demolition of certain monuments along the wall. But due to the birth of an active heritage protection association, the city walls are one of the very few fortifications that have survived the test of time.

Old City Walls Of Vannes Information

  • Visit the museums and the galleries and also read up the history of the Vannes, this will make the walk along the wall more worthwhile and imaginative.

How To reach Old City Walls Of Vannes by Public Transport

  • Bus no.: 1,2,3,4,6,7,8,10,11@Republique.

Restaurants Near Old City Walls Of Vannes

  • La Taupiniere
  • La Huche a Pain
  • Cote et Saveurs

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  • 95% of people who visit Vannes include Old City Walls Of Vannes in their plan

  • 26.85% of people start their Old City Walls Of Vannes visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Old City Walls Of Vannes

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People normally club together Les Amis Du Sinagot and Place Henri I V while planning their visit to Old City Walls Of Vannes.

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Old City Walls Of Vannes, Vannes Reviews

  • A beautiful area nicely maintained and well worth walking around. The old way houses on the edge of the river are a delight and you should take time to see them. The gardens are nicely laid out and give a haven of tranquillity. It would be nice to be able to walk more of the walls but at least part of it is accessible.

  • Plenty to see, the gambata is my favourite place to sit and people watch There are numerous shops to choose from and the Saturday market is a one to put in your diary. There are many bars and restaurants too.

  • Impressive town wall with lovely gardens below.

  • Visited here in 2005. Fantastic place with its castle, gardens and historic wattle and daub style houses. Well worth a visit.

  • Very pleasant place to sit and enjoy well maintained garden!!

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