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Sport Ideas for outings. What to do in Rennes this Monday August 10?

12:15  10 august  2020
12:15  10 august  2020 Source:   ouest-france.fr

History. Bloody battle and last train of prisoners before liberating Rennes

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Durant tout l’été, Lumières sur le Parlement illumine la façade du Parlement de Bretagne. © Ouest-France / Marc Ollivier Throughout the summer, Lights on the Parliament illuminate the facade of the Parliament of Brittany.

A walk along the canal in a Segway in the morning, a photo exhibition in the afternoon and a spotlight on the parliament in the evening: three ideas for outings for this Monday, August 10 in Rennes.

A walk along the canal in a Segway in the morning, a photo exhibition… There is no shortage of ideas for outings in Rennes.

Photographic connections

Fishermen from Portugal, street scenes from Berlin or Nepal or even Saint-Louis in Senegal: the International House of Rennes presents this collective photographic exhibition around the theme of travel. Six artists present their work there.

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From 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. , at 7, quai Chateaubriand. Free.

Parliament illuminated at nightfall

Throughout the summer, Lumières sur le Parlement illuminates the facade of the Parliament of Brittany. References to the history of Rennes, Anne of Brittany, the Dreyfus trial, but also its architecture, with its half-timbered houses, its traditions, its musical culture ...

From 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm, place du Parlement from Brittany. Free.

Segway ride

Perched on gyropods, the curious can discover Rennes in an original way. Once a little training has been given at the Place des Lices, the guide offers two routes. Either a circuit to discover the main tourist sites of Rennes (Thabor and historic center) or on the banks of the Ille et Rance canal.

At 10:30 a.m., € 32.50. From 12 years old. Reservations at Destination Rennes, place Sainte-Anne.

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