Top Sights & Tourist Attractions in Rennes
Parliament of Brittany
The Parliament of Brittany is probably the most famous building in the city of Rennes, originally built in the 17th century.
Museum of Fine Arts
Rennes' Museum of Fine Arts is well worth a visit when in Rennes, with a good range of sculptures and paintings from the 12th to the 19th centuries.
The Medieval Quarter of Rennes, is a fascinating place to wander around. The area is bordered by both the canal and the river and is particularly good to visit on a Saturday.
St. Pierre Cathedral
Built on the site of two churches, dating to the 4th century, St Peters Cathedral in Rennes was re-built between 1787 and 1844.
Park of Thabor
Established on 10 hectares in the late 19th century, and providing a delightful respite from the city, Park of Thabor is a stunning park in Rennes.
Place de la Mairie
One of Rennes' most famous squares, La Place de la Mairie has seen its share of political demonstrations over the years.
Rennes Cultural Centre
An interesting place to visit in Rennes, Rennes Cultural Centre (Les Champs Libres) houses both the Brittany Museum and the Science Centre.
Built in 15th and 16th century Rennes, the Saint-Germain Church has some excellent stained glass windows.