Things to see and do - Rennes
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Rennes Travel guide
Rennes : Michelin's recommendations
With 60 000 students providing plenty of animation, the regional capital of Brittany has an air of dynamism with the emphasis on culture. Rennes has also preserved its narrow and twisting medieval streets. They miraculously survived a huge fire in 1720. Its two royal squares, public buildings and numerous grand residences give the city an elegant solemnity.
Tourist attractions Rennes : Things to see and do
pl. de l'Hôtel-de-Ville F - 35000 Rennes
This is the part of the Old town, which was lucky enough to avoid the great fire of 1720. The old town still has some houses from the 15 and 16C with corbelled floors. You will see such houses on the Ruesaint-Sauveur, the Ruesaint-Guillaume (house ca..
11 r. St-Yves F - 35064 Rennes
This, the seat of the Brittany's Parliament. was almost completely destroyed in a huge fire on the 4th February 1994. After five years of restoration, this building built between 1618 and 1655 by Saloman Brosse based on Geramin Gaultier's design and ..
5 bd de la Duchesse-Anne F - 35000 Rennes
Set in a 10 ha area this park (monks from the Saint-Mélaine Benedictine abbey baptised this place Thabor in honour of the Palestine mountain. The garden is a French style garden (most of which was designed by D. Bülher in the second half of the 19C)...
14 rue Victor Hugo F - 35000 Rennes
Hotel Victor Hugo provides en suite accommodation in the centre of Rennes. It is 200 metres from the Thabor Gardens and free Wi-Fi is available. Each Victor Hugo room has a TV with Canal+, telephone and private bathroom. There are many sites near t..
5, Rue De Nemours F - 35000 Rennes
This hotel is located in the heart of Rennes, a few minutes away from the historical centre, shops, restaurants, cafes and cinemas. It offers free Wi-Fi access. Each room and suite at the Hotel de Nemours is decorated in different calming colours. I..
7 Place Des Lices F - 35000 Rennes
Prix Prices from : 48 €
This hotel is set in the historic centre of Rennes, just 350 metres from the Rennes Cathedral. It offers air-conditioned guest rooms and guests have free Wi-Fi internet access. A minibar and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels are offered in ea..
96 r. de la Poterie F - 35000 Rennes
In peaceful wooded gardens stands this small manor house is decorated in an original and refined style. Three dining rooms, themed on wine, champagne and Stade Rennais respectively! Cuisine with the personal touch. Pleasant terrace.
22 av. Janvier F - 35000 Rennes
156 r. d'Antrain F - 35000 Rennes
La Coquerie is totally devoted to the French national symbol, the cockerel, which appears on all the walls of this cheeky little restaurant. Superb cuisine in the spirit of French gastronomy.
33 r. Nantaise F - 35000 Rennes
This intimate little restaurant is not far from the Place des Lices. It offers dishes that are carefully prepared using seasonal, market fresh ingredients. Contemporary decor.
ROUTE DE LORIENT F - 35650 Rennes
Set in park grounds, this charming 18C residence has a well-preserved decor. Enjoy classic cuisine with touches of innovation in its row of rooms. Lovely rooms with all the charm of a family home.
18 pl. des Lices F - 35000 Rennes
This restaurant on the Place des Lices occupies a building that dates back to 1659 (formerly known as L'Ouvrée). The decor, which follows the theme of the four seasons, is contemporary in style. It offers bistro-style dishes at lunchtime and more ela..