Wandering in Old Rennes

The Mediaeval City of Rennes is fabulous despite the disastrous fire of 1720. I wandered with my camera and here I just want to share some of the sights.

Rennes seems to date from c.200BC when a settlement was established by a Gallic tribe, the Redones. The Romans then took over c.50 BC until c.5C AD. Thereafter Rennes was part of a fiercely independent Brittany, until absorbed into France through the marriage of Duchess Anne of Brittany to the King of France.

The Porte Mordelais, the main gate into the old city of Rennes

The Porte Mordelais (1440) the main gate into the Mediaeval City of Rennes

Rue des Dames, Rennes

Rue des Dames, Rennes

Place des LIces, Rennes

Place des LIces, Rennes

PLace des Lices, Rennes

Place des LIces, Rennes

Places des Lices, Rennes

Places des Lices, Rennes

Rue St-Sauveur, Rennes

Rue St-Sauveur, Rennes

Rue de la Psalette, Rennes

Rue de la Psalette, Rennes

Rue de la Psalette, Rennes

Rue de la Psalette, Rennes

Rue Ralier du Baty, Rennes

Rue Ralier du Baty, Rennes

Further information
Rennes
The half-timbered houses in Rennes