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Explore Rennes – there is so much to see!

Want to visit Rennes? Book a room at Hôtel des Lices, near Rennes Tourist Office, the station and the metro. Spend a weekend exploring Rennes, the Capital of Brittany, and see the historic sites and landmarks for which the city is renowned. We will be happy to advise you on places to visit, restaurants or events not to miss in Rennes.

The Tourist Office, situated between the Place de Bretagne and Hôtel des Lices also offers guided tours of the city.

We can also guide you on excursions slightly further afield. Highlights include Cancale, Lohéac with its famous Rallycross circuit, La Gacilly – the home of Yves Rocher, Bécherel and the ‘Cité du Livre’, Le Val-André, the walled coastal town of Saint-Malo, the Emerald Coast with its unforgettable beaches (30 minutes’ drive), the historic Mont-Saint-Michel, and the enchanting Brocéliande Forest.

Une journée shopping

Shopping

Rennes

The hotel’s location in the pedestrian quarter of Rennes makes it the perfect base for a day of shopping, allowing guests to enjoy the city’s shops, luxury boutiques, department stores and restaurants. It is possible to go everywhere on foot in peaceful traffic-free surroundings.

Théâtre National de Bretagne Rennes

National Theatre of Brittany in Rennes

Rennes

Established in 1990, the National Theatre of Brittany in Rennes is a cultural institution and the brain child of a partnership between the Centre dramatique de l’Ouest and the Maison de la Culture de Rennes. In 2002, it was awarded the status of European Centre for Theatrical and Choreographic production.

1, rue Saint-Hélier, CS 54007
35 040 Rennes Cedex
Tel. +33 (0)2 99 31 12 31
Website : www.t-n-b.fr

Le Liberté

Le Liberté

Rennes

Situated right in the city centre, between the Esplanade Charles-de-Gaulle and the Boulevard de la Liberté, Le Liberté is Rennes’ best known concert venue. It is also a venue for sporting events. See the programme of concerts and performances..

11 Boulevard de la Liberté,
35000 Rennes
Website : www.leliberte.fr

Cinéma

Cinemas

Rennes

L’Arvor (Rue d’Antrain), is an association-run cinema with two screens and a film programme essentially focused on art-house films. Access: 5 minutes’ walk.

The Gaumont cinema (Place du Général de Gaulle), is a 13-screen multiplex cinema. 4-minute journey by metro.

Universités

Universities

Rennes

Rennes 1: Faculty of Sciences, Beaulieu campus. Bus No 4 from Place de la République, 10-minute journey.

Rennes 2: Faculty of Arts, Villejean campus Access by metro, Villejean-Université metro stop, 6-minute journey.

Ecoles

Schools and colleges

Rennes

ENSAB, INSA, INSERM, EHESP, ESC... Find out how to get to there from the hotel using the ‘Itinéraire’ page at www.star.fr

Piscines

Piscines

Rennes

St. Georges swimming pool with its Odorico mosaics: 5 minutes’ walk.

Bréquigny, Olympic-size pool: bus No 3 from République, 20-minute journey.

Rennes Enchères

Rennes auction house

Rennes

This auction house is located 100 metres from the hotel.

Every week, paintings, jewellery, musical instruments, wine, and more, are sold here at auction. It is also possible to bring in artefacts for dating.

Convention Centre

Convention Centre

Rennes

The convention centre in the former Convent of the Jacobins, situated 200 metres from the hotel, is due to open to the public in early 2018. The centre has been completely redeveloped and stands apart from the other one hundred centres of its kind in France due to its unique location and design.

With several auditoriums and conference rooms, the centre will host trade shows, conferences and conventions in a magnificent heritage site in the heart of Rennes.

Les Champs Libres

Les Champs Libres

Rennes

Exhibition lovers will adore the Champs Libres centre in Rennes. This extraordinary venue is home to the Musée de Bretagne (Brittany Museum), the Espace des Sciences (science centre) and the Library of Rennes which as well as housing documentary collections hosts various conferences and exhibitions.

10 cours des Alliés
Tel. +33 (0)2 23 40 66 00
Site internet : www.leschampslibres.fr

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