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Rennes

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ille-et-Vilaine

Rennes - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ille-et-Vilaine
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Regional capital, two hours from Paris by TGV and easily accessible by plane, less than an hour from the sea and major tourist attractions and legendary Britain, Rennes is the ideal gateway to a tourist destination Preferred Europe and established itself as a must.

Metropolis of art and history, rich with a history of 2000 years the capital of Brittany has much to offer visitors and surprises.

Next to the monumental 18th century, organized around two sumptuous royal squares, neighborhoods with houses half-timbered colorful alleys and picturesque squares provide a striking contrast.

Breton Parliament, City Hall, Palais Saint Georges, big mansions, buildings with arcades, churches and abbeys, splendid public parks thus meet the narrow and winding streets of the old city courtyards and staircases loggia.

Geographical information

MunicipalityRennes
Postcode35000
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Latitude48.1134750 (N 48° 6’ 49”)
Longitude-1.6757080 (W 1° 40’ 33”)
AltitudeFrom 20m to 74m
Surface area50.39 km²
Population213956 inhabitants
Density4246 inhabitants/km²
Insee code35238
IntercommunalityCA Rennes Métropole
DepartmentIlle-et-Vilaine
RegionBrittany

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Grégoire5.3 km (13 min)
Chantepie6.2 km (15 min)
Cesson-Sévigné6.4 km (14 min)
Montgermont7 km (11 min)
Vezin-le-Coquet7.7 km (16 min)
Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande8.9 km (19 min)
Thorigné-Fouillard9.1 km (16 min)
Betton9.3 km (16 min)
La Chapelle-des-Fougeretz9.3 km (13 min)
Noyal-Châtillon-sur-Seiche9.8 km (18 min)
Vern-sur-Seiche10.6 km (17 min)
Pacé11 km (15 min)
Le Rheu12.3 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Detailed information

Nightfall Festival
A unique, multi-disciplinary event where the town is the stageJuly 2015
Rennes Trans Musicales Festival
An ideal place to observe and discover the best of the international music sceneFrom 02 to 06 december 2015

Photos

Place Sainte-Anne (© Jose Mouret)
Place Sainte-Anne (© Jose Mouret)
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Place du Champ Jacquet (© Jose Mouret)
Place du Champ Jacquet (© Jose Mouret)
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Town Hall (© Jose Mouret)
Town Hall (© Jose Mouret)
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Inside Parliament - Lobby (© Jose Mouret)
Inside Parliament - Lobby (© Jose Mouret)
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Weather

Thursday 2 april
Min. 9°C - Max. 13°C
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Friday 3 april
Min. 8°C - Max. 11°C
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Saturday 4 april
Min. 5°C - Max. 13°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Horseback riding, forest Broceliande
Nature and the great outdoors39 € to 70 € Tréhorenteuc (48 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Crossing of Mont-Saint-Michel Bay
HikeIntermediate3h30Le Mont-Saint-Michel (59 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels