On this 3-hour walking tour, you will explore the historical center of Rennes in a traditional and authentic way with a guide who shares with you the history of its iconic monuments (Justice center, city hall, opera...) and shows you interesting places around the city. You will also visit the Thabo garden, get off the beaten track and go through cobbled streets where you find the best local restaurants and coffe places in town, plus receive insider tips about the area if you plan on spending more days either in Brittany or Normandy.If you want to shop, your guide will tell you where you can exactly find great local shops for souvenirs and local handicrafts.
Meet your guide at Place du Parlement to begin your private walking tour. Enter the historical center, and go exploring through its tiny cobbled streets for about 150 minutes. You'll hear about the history of Rennes and Brittany and you will understand the reasons why Brittany is so particular in the French History. You will see attractions like Le Parlement, Place Sainte-Anne, Place des Lices (outdoor market), plus learn from your guide about the villages surrounding in greater Brittany (Brocéliande, Fougères, Vitré, Josselin). Afterward, take in the Thabor Garden for about 30 minutes, and explore quiet places where you can enjoy a moment away from the crowds. Perhaps enjoy a picnic made of fresh local products.An experienced photographer, your guide gladly takes pictures of you on the tour and will send them to you afterward by email.