Vannes


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Vannes

(vän), town (1990 pop. 48,454), capital of Morbihan dept., NW France, in Brittany, on the Gulf of Morbihan. It is an important agricultural and tourist center that produces processed food, textiles, tires, metals, and construction materials. The surrounding region is noted for its pre-Christian megalithic monuments; Vannes has an archaeological museum (the former House of Parlement of Brittany) containing many prehistoric antiquities. Vannes was the capital of the kingdom (later duchy) of Brittany (9th–16th cent.). Points of interest include the Cathedral of St. Peter (13th–19th cent.), which contains the tomb of St. Vincent Ferrer, and ramparts built during the 13th cent. Francis I (reigned 1515–47) was born in Vannes.
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Meme si vous avez entendu cette vanne mille et une fois, vous devez a chaque fois pousser un leger sourire.
Main features: the present consultation concerns the installation, removal and maintenance during the period of illuminations, christmas illumination patterns, provided by the client, on the city of vannes. the installation work will take place from october 14th, 2019 for 8 weeks and those of installation as of january 6th, 2020 for 4 weeks.
Contract notice: number of the consultation: t19menimur works of external thermal insulation and replacement of external joinery at the socio-cultural center of mnimur in vannes
Contract notice: number of the consultation: f19materiel-pro acquisition of small equipment professional range for the technical services of the city of vannes - program 2019
Contract notice: external laundry services for the treatment of residents of the nursing home sabine de nanteuil on behalf of the ccas of the city of vannes reference number: s19blanch_ehpad
Contract notice: exterior laundry services for the treatment of the residents of the sabine de nanteuil nursing homes on behalf of the ccas of the city of vannes
Contract notice: number of the consultation: t19trehuinec development works of a pedestrian link road from trhuinec to vannes
Contract notice: consultation number: t19oberle replacement works for aep pipelines and eu connections - oberl sector in vannes
Contract notice: consultation number: t19transfert_boues transfer of sludge from the prat wastewater treatment plant to the tohannic wastewater treatment plant in vannes
Contract notice: Number of the consultation: s19deplacements diagnostic and programming study for the definition of a master plan of urban displacements and a guide plan for the requalification of the public spaces of the city center of vannes - phase candidatures