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City of RENNES, FRANCE

Brittany

---Moving on from Le Mans, i spent most of the day exploring Rennes. --RENNES,  FRANCE.  --Hotel  Campanile, stayed  here  one  night.

RENNES, FRANCE. --Hotel Campanile, stayed here one night.

-- I stayed
one night at Hotel Campanile , near rail station. --- On a map Rennes is 50km from the
English Channel. - Places of interest are , the cathedral, dedicated to Saint Peter, .
Rennes is the seat of a Archbishop. ----- Place de la Mairie is where the Opera
House and City Hall are situated. --- Place de la Republique as the Palace of
Commerce. ---The parliament of Brittany is in Place du Parlement de Bretagne.---The
church of Saint Germain ,with the oldest stained glass window , is in Rue de Vau St. Germain.
----To the east of the city centre i found the beautiful gardens and building of
te Palace of St. George. ----The street of Rennes as many colourful half timbered
buildings. ---I enjoyed my stay in RennesRENNES,  FRANCE.  --  Cosy  Bar. near  rail  station.

RENNES, FRANCE. -- Cosy Bar. near rail station.

RENNES  ,  FRANCE.  --  French  beer, Golden Pale  Ale,  5,5% abv.-  also  sold  in  England.

RENNES , FRANCE. -- French beer, Golden Pale Ale, 5,5% abv.- also sold in England.

RENNES, FRANCE.  --Stayed  one  night,  Hotel  Campanile.in  the  month  of  October.

RENNES, FRANCE. --Stayed one night, Hotel Campanile.in the month of October.

RENNES,  FRANCE. --  Rail  Station front.  --  TGV  train 90  minutes from  Paris  Montparnasse.  TGV  from Le Mans  55  minutes.

RENNES, FRANCE. -- Rail Station front. -- TGV train 90 minutes from Paris Montparnasse. TGV from Le Mans 55 minutes.

RENNES,  FRANCE. --  Palace  of  St.  George and  gardens.  Formerly  an  Abbey  residence.

RENNES, FRANCE. -- Palace of St. George and gardens. Formerly an Abbey residence.

RENNES,  FRANCE.--  Palace  of  Saint  George and  Gardens.......located to  the  east  of  city  centre.....

RENNES, FRANCE.-- Palace of Saint George and Gardens.......located to the east of city centre.....

RENNES,  FRANCE. --  Municipal Piscine, Art  Deco.  -Swimming  Pool in  Rue  Gambetta.

RENNES, FRANCE. -- Municipal Piscine, Art Deco. -Swimming Pool in Rue Gambetta.

RENNES,  FRANCE. -- French  Flag.

RENNES, FRANCE. -- French Flag.

RENNES,  FRANCE --  Higgledy-Piggledy half  timbered  buildings  in  old  town.

RENNES, FRANCE -- Higgledy-Piggledy half timbered buildings in old town.

RENNES,  FRANCE.

RENNES, FRANCE.

RENNES,  FRANCE.  --  Pub  sign.

RENNES, FRANCE. -- Pub sign.

RENNES,  FRANCE.

RENNES, FRANCE.

RENNES,  FRANCE.  --Parliament  building of  Brittany.in Place du Parlement de  Bretagne.

RENNES, FRANCE. --Parliament building of Brittany.in Place du Parlement de Bretagne.

RENNES,  FRANCE,  -- Rue Nationale

RENNES, FRANCE, -- Rue Nationale

RENNES,  FRANCE.-- Street  sign.

RENNES, FRANCE.-- Street sign.

RENNES, FRANCE.--  Street  sign  .,  street  named after  Edgar  Bastard Mayor  of  Rennes.

RENNES, FRANCE.-- Street sign ., street named after Edgar Bastard Mayor of Rennes.

RENNES,  FRANCE.--  Foot  Street.

RENNES, FRANCE.-- Foot Street.

RENNES,  FRANCE.-  City  Hall  -  18th century. --  Baroque  building.

RENNES, FRANCE.- City Hall - 18th century. -- Baroque building.

RENNES,FRANCE-  Place  de la  Mairie,  -  City  Hall. Seat  of  city  council.

RENNES,FRANCE- Place de la Mairie, - City Hall. Seat of city council.

RENNES,  FRANCE.  --  Place de la Mairie,   Opera  House  and  Concert  Hall.

RENNES, FRANCE. -- Place de la Mairie, Opera House and Concert Hall.

RENNES,FRANCE.  -Half-timbered building in  Place  st-Ann

RENNES,FRANCE. -Half-timbered building in Place st-Ann

RENNES,FRANCE.  -- Stone  carving over  shop  doorway.

RENNES,FRANCE. -- Stone carving over shop doorway.

RENNES,  FRANCE. --R.C.Cathedral of  Saint  Peter. Built  1845.   Seat  of  Archbishop.

RENNES, FRANCE. --R.C.Cathedral of Saint Peter. Built 1845. Seat of Archbishop.

RENNES  ,  FRANCE.  --  Portes  Mordelaises.- Entrance  gateway into  city.-  Part  of  Ramparts,  from  3rd  century.

RENNES , FRANCE. -- Portes Mordelaises.- Entrance gateway into city.- Part of Ramparts, from 3rd century.

RENNES,  FRANCE,--   Beer.brewed in  Belgium .5.8% ABV.

RENNES, FRANCE,-- Beer.brewed in Belgium .5.8% ABV.

RENNES, FRANCE,  --  Palais du  Commerce.in Place  de la  Republique.

RENNES, FRANCE, -- Palais du Commerce.in Place de la Republique.

RENNES,  FRANCE,  --  Plenty  of  eating  places.

RENNES, FRANCE, -- Plenty of eating places.

RENNES,  FRANCE. --  Saint-Germain  church--  Oldest  stained  glass window  in  Rennes.

RENNES, FRANCE. -- Saint-Germain church-- Oldest stained glass window in Rennes.

RENNES,  FRANCE. --  St. Germain Church  in  Rue de Vau St-Germain.- Built 15th  to  17th  centuries.

RENNES, FRANCE. -- St. Germain Church in Rue de Vau St-Germain.- Built 15th to 17th centuries.

RENNES,  FRANCE,  --High  school. -Zola.--Oldest  school in  Brittany established 1035  AD

RENNES, FRANCE, --High school. -Zola.--Oldest school in Brittany established 1035 AD

RENNES,  FRANCE.  --Shopping  Centre.

RENNES, FRANCE. --Shopping Centre.

RENNES,  FRANCE.  --  Shopping  Centre.

RENNES, FRANCE. -- Shopping Centre.

RENNES,  FRANCE  --  Shopping  Centre.

RENNES, FRANCE -- Shopping Centre.

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