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Rennes Travel Information

Rennes is the capital of Brittany in Western France with an upbeat urban setting as well as crooked houses from the 18th century & relaxed markets where medieval jousting once took place.

Rennes has many charming parks to discover as well as stone fortifications dating back to the 1st century when Romans ruled the region. A visit to the Duchesne tower & wall are a must.

The Parlement de Bretagne, built in the 17th century, houses a vast array of political history as well as a law court & art gallery showcasing local art dating from the 1600's.

A visit to the Place des Lices will give you a mix of modern culture & medieval history. The square used to be the venue for jousting tournaments but today you will find a quaint Saturday market to explore.

Since 1998 Rennes has offered free time-share bikes for the whole city to use so why not sign up for a free smart card & head to the nearest rack of bikes all over the city.

With over 400 restaurants & cafes fine dining, bistros & creperies are never hard to find.