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Rue Pont Aux Foulons - Rue Leperdit, 35000, Rennes, France
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All reviews old town half timbered houses friendly city shops and restaurants cobbled streets city hall tourist office lovely town small town lovely place sunday morning during summer medieval feel we enjoyed walking amazing architecture every corner few hours
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed very much walking about the historic center of Rennes. There are several charming squares to sit down and have a coffee or a beer, and the beautiful and colorful half-timbered houses are delightful to look at.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sssteveg
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The old section of Rennes, near the Parliament, contains many of the marvelous (albeit not always completely vertical) old, half-timbered houses (“pans de bois”) dating from the 1600’s.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank DownhillSkier67
Reviewed 7 October 2018

After our visit to Mont St Michel, we drove to Rennes, spent 1 night and the next day we had a few hours before flying to London. Our hotel - Campanile was right by the Gare (Train Station) so we took the opportunity to walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank PandaHouston
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We have all heard of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Well, here you can find the Leaning Buildings of Rennes. The trick is to figure out if the buildings are really leaning on each other or if it is an optical illusion created by the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Rather a small area for the size of the city, but again, fire in the 1700's and 1800's destroyed many buildings, plue WWII was extremely hard on this city. Outside the Centre Historique one will see ancient buildings next to ultra modern. So the historic...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank mitch w
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park, Parc de Thabor behind the church at top of the hill in Rennes. So on your way to old town go via this park very relaxing. It also has an aviary with many birds from all over the world including Australian parrots. Old...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank kazzahazza52
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This was beautiful, it was much better than what I expected, it is worth a visit at least for 1 o 2 days.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Josiesteiert
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Rennes is a beautiful city, full of quaint, small, narrow streets. Many are pedestrianized and easy to get around. It is full of half timbered houses which were slightly leaning one way or another. There are many boutiques, restaurants, bars, terraced areas to meet and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Second visit to Rennes... wonderful architecture... historical buildings... great restaurants and cafes... great city market and friendly vendors. Even though it was late July .. the weather was mild and no air conditioning was needed. Rennes is a wonderful place to visit and tour... and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark S
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Compact, cozy and easy to walk around in. The narrow street and old houses really make for an interesting visit. And don't forget the stunning cathedral

Date of experience: August 2018
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