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The capital city of Brittany, Rennes takes its name from the Redones, one of the Celtic tribes of pre-Roman times. Rennes is a modern city with a historic centre as well as being the regional capital of Brittany.

Rennes has a large student population due to its two universities and a medical school along with numerous specialised schools. The nightlife tends to be in the cafés and bars which frequently offer entertainment in the form of traditional Breton music.

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People who live in or who come from Rennes are called Rennais

Useful websites: -

City Council Website (In French)
Rennes for Visitors
Rennes Tourist Office

The Rennes coat of arms consists of six Vertical Bands of silver and of black, the top band is silver with five tufts of black ermine.

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  • Pros:Gateway to Brittany
  • In a nutshell:Motto: Live in harmony
  • Last visit to Rennes: Jul 1990
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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