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Rennes, nearby and accessible

The capital of Brittany is easily accessible from all European capitals thanks to the many destinations offered by its airport. Only 90 minutes from Paris via the upgraded high-speed rail link (LGV) scheduled to commence in 2017. 


 

All roads lead to Rennes! The Breton capital, a gateway to western France, is an easy-to-reach business destination. For all your professional events, Rennes is a human-sized city where everyone and everything comes together. Once there, your delegates will have all they need right on the doorstep of the Couvent des Jacobins: the city centre and historic backstreets are just a short walk away, easily reached in a few minutes, where they can relax or enjoy a meal. 

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90 MINUTES FROM PARIS BY HIGH-SPEED RAIL

AND UNDER AN HOUR FROM THE COAST 

France's high-speed rail link (the LGV) takes you from Paris to Rennes in 90 minutes, with 29 trains daily, and the city also offers flights to 120 destinations in France and abroad from its Rennes Bretagne airport. A gateway to Brittany, Rennes boasts a privileged location at under an hour from Saint-Malo and the Bay of Mont-Saint-Michel.

 

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TRAVEL TO RENNES BY AIR, RAIL OR ROAD 

  • Travel to Rennes by aiR

    1 hour from Paris-Charles de Gaulle
    Daily direct flights from France and Europe's major cities
    90 minutes from some of Europe's biggest cities

  • Travel to Rennes by train

    90 minutes from Paris
    29 trains daily
    2½ hours from Paris-Charles de Gaulle
    90 minutes from some of Europe's biggest cities

  • Travel to Rennes by road

    3½ hours from Paris
    1 hour from Nantes
    4½ hours from Bordeaux
    5½ hours from Lille


THE ENTIRE CITY ON FOOT FROM THE COUVENT

A CITY CENTRE WHERE EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE

Easy to navigate on foot, with its many vehicle-phobic cobbled streets, Rennes old town offers everything your guests could want once their day is over, where they can relax or enjoy or night out. A city centre where you can wander through the area surrounding the conference centre in a vibrant atmosphere of culture and leisure, with cinemas, theatres, concerts, medieval heritage, original boutiques, parks, luxury hotels, café terraces, restaurants... 

 

And anything you can't reach on foot can be reached by metro, bus or bike. The public transport network offers full disabled access. 

 

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