Les Champs Libres

Rennes
Brittany
Attractions and places of interest
Museums

This stunning futuristic complex houses the Museum of Brittany (Musée de Bretagne), the City Library (Bibliotheque) and the Science Centre (Espace des Sciences) all on one site.

In the Museum of Brittany you'll find much about science and culture as well as  exhibitions about trades. The City Library is the largest in Brittany and contains hundered of thousands of documents available for free access as well as books. Split into 4 sections, the Science Centre contains a Planetarium, the interactive Laboratory of Merlin, the Living Earth exhibit looking at the geology of the region and a temporary exhibition hall. 

 

Nearby attractions

Built in the early 1600s, the Parlement de Bretagne is a magnificent palace which took over half a century to build. Recently restored following a fire in 1994, the building now houses the Court of Appeal.

Place des Lices, once the home of jousting tournaments, is today home to Rennes' famous Saturday morning market, one of the largest in France.

Sitting in the heart of town, the Parc du Thabor stretches across 10 acres and is one of the most beautiful gardens in France. A landscaped garden in what was once the orchard of one of France's oldest abbeys, the Parc has...

No need to go out of town to enjoy the great outdoors in Rennes, Adrenaline Forest (Forêt Adrénaline) is a treetop adventure park just on the edge of town in the Parc de Gayuelles.

Places to visit nearby

Rennes in Brittany is a vibrant capital city of impressive architecture, excellent shopping and wonderful gastronomic delights.

Fougères in Brittany is a charming town that is home to the Château de Fougères, the largest medieval fortress in Europe.

Dinan in Brittany is a charming riverside town, full of medieval history, with a 13th century castle and ramparts that encircle this well-preserved sanctuary where time has stood still.