vannes, a port town with a thousand and one stories to tell
provides vannes port in the Gulf of Morbihan, a gulf belonging to the Most Beautiful Bays in the World club. Discover has designated town of "Art and History" that has managed to preserve both its historic and natural heritage and turn them to its advantage.
Whether taking a longer break or just staying for the weekend, vannes offers a wide range of things to do and discover. Throughout its two-thousand-year history, the town has been reaping the benefit of its privileged, sheltered location in the Gulf of Morbihan, first developing its commercial port activities, then later its leisure port.
The mediaeval heart of what was once the city of the Veneti bears testimony to its past as the main capital of the dukes of Brittany. Its picturesque architecture, with little narrow streets bordered by half-half-timbered houses, simply invites you to go for a stroll.