Close to the Ortega

Close to the Ortega

Close to the Ortega

HISTORIC

RENNES AND OLD CITY

Lovers of old buildings can admire the beautiful, colorful medieval façades of the old center dating back to 1720.

They will thus be able to contemplate half-timbered houses of the XVth and XVIth centuries. They will remain in awe in front of the Saint-Pierre cathedral, the opera, the Parliament Palace of Brittany, the town hall … so many testimonies of the long history of the city. In the cobbled streets, in the main streets or along the fortifications the loafers will smell stalls, creperies, lively bars, typical restaurants …

At nightfall, night owls will enjoy the lively and festive atmosphere of the streets of Saint-Sauveur, the Chapter, Place Sainte-Anne … with beverages worthy of the magical potion of Asterix!

HISTORIC

RENNES AND OLD CITY

Lovers of old buildings can admire the beautiful, colorful medieval façades of the old center dating back to 1720.

They will thus be able to contemplate half-timbered houses of the XVth and XVIth centuries. They will remain in awe in front of the Saint-Pierre cathedral, the opera, the Parliament Palace of Brittany, the town hall … so many testimonies of the long history of the city. In the cobbled streets, in the main streets or along the fortifications the loafers will smell stalls, creperies, lively bars, typical restaurants …

At nightfall, night owls will enjoy the lively and festive atmosphere of the streets of Saint-Sauveur, the Chapter, Place Sainte-Anne … with beverages worthy of the magical potion of Asterix!

RENNES

CULTURAL PLACES

University and commercial city, Rennes also includes a multitude of museums, places of spectacles, concerts, cafes-concerts …

The regional capital offers museums : fine arts, Brittany, Champs Libres, dance, the Criée (center of contemporary art) …, not to mention private or associative galleries .

The city offers lovers of arts and music festivals as prestigious as The Trans Musicales, the film festival: Traveling, Les tombées de la nuit, Mythos, Jazz 35 …

From January to the end of December, the Breton metropolis is distinguished by concerts in trendy or classic halls: Liberty, Ubu, houseboat show, opera …

Art and culture buffs will not have enough of their two ears and two eyes to listen or see everything!

RENNES

CULTURAL PLACES

University and commercial city, Rennes also includes a multitude of museums, places of spectacles, concerts, cafes-concerts …

The regional capital offers museums : fine arts, Brittany, Champs Libres, dance, the Criée (center of contemporary art) …, not to mention private or associative galleries .

The city offers lovers of arts and music festivals as prestigious as The Trans Musicales, the film festival: Traveling, Les tombées de la nuit, Mythos, Jazz 35 …

From January to the end of December, the Breton metropolis is distinguished by concerts in trendy or classic halls: Liberty, Ubu, houseboat show, opera …

Art and culture buffs will not have enough of their two ears and two eyes to listen or see everything!

RENNES

THE MARKET

In a historic architectural setting, the Lices market is one of the most beautiful and largest markets in France. Come every Saturday morning from 7:30 to 13:30, hang out, buy …

… good local products of quality, organic or exotic (Indian, Vietnamese …) that propose more than 300 exhibitors or sellers made up to 60% of producers or craftsmen. In addition to fruits and vegetables, walkers will breathe the good odors emanating from caterers, cheese makers, butchers … not to mention the specialty of Rennes: the pancake-sausage.

Enjoy the authentic atmosphere sprinkled with lively conversations (or even street singers) without forgetting the good mood, and go to meet the Rennais.

RENNES

THE MARKET

In a historic architectural setting, the Lices market is one of the most beautiful and largest markets in France. Come every Saturday morning from 7:30 to 13:30, hang out, buy …

… good local products of quality, organic or exotic (Indian, Vietnamese …) that propose more than 300 exhibitors or sellers made up to 60% of producers or craftsmen. In addition to fruits and vegetables, walkers will breathe the good odors emanating from caterers, cheese makers, butchers … not to mention the specialty of Rennes: the pancake-sausage.

Enjoy the authentic atmosphere sprinkled with lively conversations (or even street singers) without forgetting the good mood, and go to meet the Rennais.

THE FOREST

BROCÉLIANDE

The cradle of the legends of King Arthur or the fairy Viviane, the forest of Brocéliande located about 40 km from Rennes-Saint-Jacques, offers lovers of fairy tales, nature, hiking, an enchanting environment.

Between moors, ponds, visitors will wander in places as magical as the Val sans Retour, the Barenton Fountain, the castle of Comper (which today houses the Arthurian imaginary center), the forges of Paimpont … But also the tomb from Merlin, the Graal Chapel in Tréhorenteuc …

Come contemplate, especially through 75 kms of hiking trails, a universe of serenity with discrete charms and open the doors of dreams and enchantment!

THE FOREST

BROCÉLIANDE

The cradle of the legends of King Arthur or the fairy Viviane, the forest of Brocéliande located about 40 km from Rennes-Saint-Jacques, offers lovers of fairy tales, nature, hiking, an enchanting environment.

Between moors, ponds, visitors will wander in places as magical as the Val sans Retour, the Barenton Fountain, the castle of Comper (which today houses the Arthurian imaginary center), the forges of Paimpont … But also the tomb from Merlin, the Graal Chapel in Tréhorenteuc …

Come contemplate, especially through 75 kms of hiking trails, a universe of serenity with discrete charms and open the doors of dreams and enchantment!

MONT-SAINT-MICHEL BAY

SAINT MALO

Less than an hour from Rennes-Saint-Jacques, Saint-Malo offers an iodized environment with a historic center surrounded by ramparts. 

The corsair city guarantees tourists beautiful beaches with long dikes where it is good to walk but also cafes, restaurants … typically breton.

The interior: Intra-muros allows visitors to admire the main gate, the Saint-Vincent cathedral, the castle … In extra-muros, the curious will discover the large aquarium, the fortified islands of Grand-Bé (where Chateaubriand’s tomb is), Petit-Bé …. While others will be able to take off and visit the Channel Islands of Jersey or Guernsey.

The seaside resort invites the devourers and fans of quality festivities to many fairs: Astonishing travelers , Bubble Quay , the Rock Road , the Malouine musical season …

MONT-SAINT-MICHEL BAY

SAINT MALO

Less than an hour from Rennes-Saint-Jacques, Saint-Malo offers an iodized environment with a historic center surrounded by ramparts. 

The corsair city guarantees tourists beautiful beaches with long dikes where it is good to walk but also cafes, restaurants … typically breton.

The interior: Intra-muros allows visitors to admire the main gate, the Saint-Vincent cathedral, the castle … In extra-muros, the curious will discover the large aquarium, the fortified islands of Grand-Bé (where Chateaubriand’s tomb is), Petit-Bé …. While others will be able to take off and visit the Channel Islands of Jersey or Guernsey.

The seaside resort invites the devourers and fans of quality festivities to many fairs: Astonishing travelers , Bubble Quay , the Rock Road , the Malouine musical season …

NORMANDY

MONT SAINT MICHEL

Mont Saint-Michel, in the middle of the bay, welcomes every year nearly 2.5 million visitors, pilgrims or tourists.

At the entrance of this medieval city, the former Corps de Garde des Bourgeois, facing the guns, houses the Tourist Office. Passing the Boulevard gate, then the Roy gate with a drawbridge, you will find the Grande Rue with its museums, shops and houses of the XV and XVI centuries (the drawbridge passage also leads on your right, at the ramparts path).

The Parish Church, a small building from the 15th and 16th centuries is dedicated to Saint-Pierre, patron saint of fishermen.

Finally, the ascent of Grand Degré (350 steps) is a prelude to the Marvel and the visit of the Abbey.

NORMANDY

MONT SAINT MICHEL

Mont Saint-Michel, in the middle of the bay, welcomes every year nearly 2.5 million visitors, pilgrims or tourists.

At the entrance of this medieval city, the former Corps de Garde des Bourgeois, facing the guns, houses the Tourist Office. Passing the Boulevard gate, then the Roy gate with a drawbridge, you will find the Grande Rue with its museums, shops and houses of the XV and XVI centuries (the drawbridge passage also leads on your right, at the ramparts path).

The Parish Church, a small building from the 15th and 16th centuries is dedicated to Saint-Pierre, patron saint of fishermen.

Finally, the ascent of Grand Degré (350 steps) is a prelude to the Marvel and the visit of the Abbey.

LOHÉAC

THE MANOR OF AUTOMOTIVE

Car enthusiasts will be thrilled to visit the museum and car mansion. They will admire over 14,000 square meters over 400 prestigious vehicles.

Discover the exceptional vehicles and history exhibited in this museum.

From the Dion Button of 1899 through the Ferrari, the Alpine, the Lamborghini and a copy of the famous taxis of the Marne, there will necessarily be a car that will remind you of childhood memories or you will dream. The place sums up the great history of the automobile since its origins. Children and adults will also discover a space dedicated to Formula 1 or car models. Further, the horse-drawn car (or horse-drawn car) will make the youngest ones dream. Finally, cherry on the cake, speed buffs will indulge their passion on the circuit with the opportunity driving course.

LOHÉAC

THE MANOR OF AUTOMOTIVE

Car enthusiasts will be thrilled to visit the museum and car mansion. They will admire over 14,000 square meters over 400 prestigious vehicles.

Discover the exceptional vehicles and history exhibited in this museum.

From the Dion Button of 1899 through the Ferrari, the Alpine, the Lamborghini and a copy of the famous taxis of the Marne, there will necessarily be a car that will remind you of childhood memories or you will dream. The place sums up the great history of the automobile since its origins. Children and adults will also discover a space dedicated to Formula 1 or car models. Further, the horse-drawn car (or horse-drawn car) will make the youngest ones dream. Finally, cherry on the cake, speed buffs will indulge their passion on the circuit with the opportunity driving course.