Vannes: Location and Accommodation

UBS Campus Map | Coming to Vannes | Accommodations in Vannes | Transportation in Vannes

UBS Campus Map

Workshop Location

(1) Workshop sessions will be held in the ENSIBS building at UBS Tohannic, Vannes, in room D010 (enter the building and turn immediately right; the room is at the end of the hall).

Bus Stops

(2) and (3) PIBS2 stop, lines 2 or 7

The stop at (2):

  • line 2 from Vannes center
  • line 7 to Vannes center

The stop at (3):
  • line 2 to Vannes center
  • line 7 from Vannes center

Coming to Vannes

Plane

Vannes does not have a commercial airport, but this map shows the location of major airports within traveling distance of Vannes.

Airports are color-coded by the amount and type of air traffic they have:

  • Red-denoted airports (CDG, LHR): worldwide destinations
  • Orange-denoted airports (NTE, ORY): European and domestic flights
  • Yellow-denoted airports (LRT, RNS): domestic flights

Train

Several trains per day connect Vannes to Paris via Rennes, making the trip in 3 hours 20 minutes (shown in black). Other lines link Nantes to Vannes (1 hr 15 mins), or Paris to London (2 hrs; lines shown in gray).

For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit:

Accommodations in Vannes

  • Train Station
  • Université de Bretagne-Sud, Tohannic campus (Workshop location)
  • Historic center of Vannes

Hotels:

  1. Espace Montcalm
    former nunnery that offers simple, inexpensive rooms.
  2. Hotel Le Bretagne **
  3. Hotel Manche-Ocean **
  4. Hotel de France **
  5. Kyriad Vannes Centre **
  6. Comfort Hotel La Marébaudière ***

All hotels listed above are near a bus line, though some require a line change to travel to/from the university (nos. 3, 4, and 6).

  • Welcome dinner location:
    Brasserie des Halles
    9 rue Halles, Vannes
    +33 2 97 54 08 34

Transportation in Vannes

Vannes is completely accessible without a car thanks to the TPV bus system. Lines run 6 days/week from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The Tohannic campus of the Université de Bretagne-Sud (Blue Pin) is linked with the center of Vannes by buses 2 and 7:

  • Bus 2 runs every ∼20 minutes
  • Bus 7 runs every 40 mins ∼ 1 hr
Cost

Tickets can be purchased on the bus for:

  • 1 ticket for €1.30

or at the TPV "Infobus" (Green Pin) at the République stop for:

  • 4 trips for €4.40
  • 10 trips for €9.90