Car Hire Rennes
Rennes is one of the most beautiful towns of France. Rennes is also known as Resnn in Gallo, Roazhon in Breton and Condate Civitas Redonum in Latin. You can visit Rennes in the Rennes Metropole intercommunality, Rennes arrondissement, Ille et Villaine department, in the Brittany region of France. It has a population of about 207,000 residents and an area of 50 square kilometers. In present, Rennes is considered the capital of the department and before the French revolution it was considered the capital of the province. Sister cities of it include Exeter in England, Cork in Ireland, Rochester, NY in the US, Almaty in Kazakhstan, Erlangen in Germany, Plateau Dogon in Mali, Brno in the Czech Republic, Poznan in Polan, Sendai in Japan, Sibiu in Romania, Leuven in Belgium, Jinan in China and Setif in Algeria.
Top Attractions within Rennes
Cathedrale Saint Pierre de Rennes is a Roman Catholic church located in the city center of Rennes. Since 1906, this is a historical monument of the country. The building was raised in Rennes in the 6th century but it suffered important modifications in the 12th and in the 15th centuries. In the 19th century it was restored and now it is one of the most important attractions of Rennes.
Palais Saint George is a historic building located within the area of Rennes. It was built in 1670 as an abbey in order to replace an older abbey that previously was built on the same space. Since 1930 this is a historical monument of France. You can visit it at 2 Rue Gambetta.
Jardin Botanique du Thabor or Jardin Botanique de la Ville de Rennes is a large botanical garden located in Rennes. It is open all through the year and you can visit it without paying any fees. It opened to public in 1868 and has 3,000 plant species, while the park surrounding it has about 130 species of trees.