The city is located in the western part of France. Rennes attracts tourists by its unique architecture and amazingly beautiful natural landscapes.
Start your observation of the city from its central area, where you will find numerous old buildings. Don’t forget to visit the cathedral, which construction took place in the 11th century. Episcopal Palace built in 1672 is another notable sight that deserves your attention. Town Hall and Palace of Parliament are the most famous sights of modern architecture. Don’t forget to attend these examples of modern designer thought. Portes Mordelaises is, of course, the most amazing and famous monument from the medieval times. It is worth noting that there are almost no modern buildings the city’s downtown. A significant part of buildings refers back to the 19th century, so walking here is really interesting. Tourists feel like they’ve been transported to several hundred years into the past.
Tabor is surely the most beautiful park of the city. It is located in the eastern part of Rennes. Here you will find a magnificent botanical garden, an ancient palace, as well as one of the modern hotels named Magellan.
The western part of Rennes is considered the most "modern" one. Here are located several large factories and industrial enterprises, as well as a new football stadium named after the local football team "Stade Rennais".
One of the most famous attractions of Rennes is located in the city’s suburbs. We are talking about Ferme de la Bintinais. Here you can not only see various animals, but also visit Brittany Eco-museum, in which fascinating lectures and slide shows are conducted every day.