Vannes Local Customs

  • from pl de la République to the square
    from pl de la République to the square
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  • the rue le Hellec going to pl du poids public
    the rue le Hellec going to pl du poids...
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  • the place du poids public and market
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    market days or jour du marché

    by gwened Written Apr 5, 2014
    from pl de la R��publique to the square
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    I believe that France would not be so great if it weren't for its wonderful market days, or jours du marché.

    The market is a place conducive to exchanges and conviviality, strong vector linking social and economic vitality. Les halles in sumptuous architecture , the Streets full of stands from regional and national products offering a multitude of products. With the seasons the organizers will accompany these festive moments by nightly entertainment in summer at the time of the days off from work or your vacation or the occasion of the Christmas markets.

    The Morbihan and especially Vannes with its typical markets will unveil its products to the smells of fresh strawberries of Plougastel, and honey, jellies, and ciders from local producers offering their fruit and vegetables. medieval markets will make you go back in time. Find the days of markets of Vannes, Lorient, Pontivy and other towns and villages of Morbihan

    at Vannes, we have many such as
    Halles des Lices ,every day from 8h00-13h30 except Mondays.
    Place de la Poissonnerie ,Tuesdays 7h00-13h00
    Halle aux poissons ,Place des LIces, Tuesdays 8h00-13h30
    marché alimentaire de Ménimur at the shopping center or centre commercial on Tuesdays 8h00-13h30
    marché de Kercado ,Place de la Poissonnerie ,wednesdays 7h00-13h00
    Halle aux poissons , Place des Lices wednesdays 8h00-13h30
    Place de la Poissonnerie Fridays 7h00-13h00
    Halle aux poissons ,Fridays 8h00-13h30
    marché de Kercado Fridays 8h00-13h30
    marché alimentaire de Ménimur , Place de la Poissonnerie ,Saturdays 7h00-13h00
    Halle aux poissons ,Place des Lices ,Saturdays 8h00-13h30

    The best ones is on Tuesdays/Saturdays morning from 8h to 13h30 and surrounding Streets of the Place du poids Public, a huge food market with fruits, vegetables, jellies, honeys, cheeses, and you have the fish , meat, and bakeries bio and normal , as well as NIcolas wines all open. In addition the great bars and restos around it, by noon time for lunch is tops.

    Ideal for a family visiting and having cooking facilities or picnic in the wonderful parks or beaches where it is allowed. See my other entry in the Shopping thread on my page.

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    Semaine du golfe

    by gwened Written Nov 16, 2012

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    poster publicity on the event semaine du golfe

    This is a major event here,and just for news will be held again from May 6 to the 12 2013
    it will be held during the French holiday of ascension, so many festive events and time off for many

    These are the boats you will encounter here
    http://www.semainedugolfe.com/Flotillas-721-0-0-0.html

    and these are the harbors where the boats will be, St Goustan, Auray is me lol!!
    http://www.semainedugolfe.com/Harbours-709-0-0-0.html

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    Catholic Breton fervor

    by gwened Written Aug 4, 2012

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    front door to diocese lodging,library, etc
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    Catholics are a strong tradition here, many chapels, churches, crosses, and minor to huge monuments attest to this,A history of fighting to the Republic for the Catholic and Royal of Brittany and an assimilation still going on with Breton language coming up in schools and huge numbers of kids taken it, even if privately spoken.

    This is the Diocese of Vannes, from where the many churches and parishes are directed. It can be visit with appointment ,and has a nice inner courtyard,and nice views over the canal and harbor below its location at rue monsigneur Triehoui.

    The architecture is nice, with inscriptions on the front door. The building also houses youth and students from the world over, so inquiry here in English and has nice pictures.
    http://www.montcalm-vannes.org/uk/

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    Raid Golfe du Morbihan

    by gwened Written Jun 24, 2012
    finish line in Vannes Le Port area

    a walkers run along the canals and gulf of morbihan.
    different level from a few kms to 177 kms around this beautiful area. big pasta party,and lots of good friends, this is my first in person.Once in the area I will be here next year participating. It is done here since 2005

    contact page
    http://www.raid-golfe-morbihan.org/contact

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    singing and troubadeurs in the Streets

    by gwened Written May 6, 2012

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    off pl Henri IV in old city center
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    Enough times walking in central Vannes, and there is always folks performing or singing or playing music in the street of the old city center.

    Its a magical moment, I just sit and watch or listen these folks, of course very nice no haggling no problems, just plain folks enjoying themselves. Hopefully you will tip them, they deserve it, very nice and it gives an aura of troubadeurs of old

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    Christmas in Vannes

    by gwened Updated Dec 18, 2011

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    rue de la monnaie dancers on street
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    for activities the best is the city of Vannes in French; the activities are ski,and kids game with Christmas market by the port area, the webpage
    https://www.mairie-vannes.fr/default.aspx?sid=4175

    I was there today ,nice full of people large crowds for the Santa Claus arrival by 15h

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