Lycée Émile-Zola, Rennes

Lycée Émile-Zola, Rennes (must see)

The Lycée Emile-Zola is a public, secondary school in Rennes. This is the oldest school in Ille-et-Vilaine and Brittany, it was first established in 1035 and was known as “the old school”. In 1859, Jean-Baptiste Martenot, a municipal architect, created a project for the school. It is his design we see today, composed mostly of brick and limestone. The construction lasted 30 years.

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Lycée Émile-Zola on Map

Sight Name: Lycée Émile-Zola
Sight Location: Rennes, France (See walking tours in Rennes)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Rennes, France

Create Your Own Walk in Rennes

Create Your Own Walk in Rennes

Creating your own self-guided walk in Rennes is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Historical Churches

Historical Churches

Rennes is a city rich with religious heritage and has plenty to offer for the religious oriented traveler. Among the most important religious sights, you will find the Rennes Cathedral, Saint-Yves Chapel, Jacobite Convent, and many more places of worship. Take this walking tour to see the best religious places Rennes can offer.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles
Museums and Art Galleries Walk

Museums and Art Galleries Walk

The city of Rennes invests heavily in art and culture, it features numerous museums and art galleries that are well worth visiting. If you consider yourself an admirer of art, take this self-guided walking tour and admire the city's art side.The city of Rennes invests heavily in art and culture, it features numerous museums and art galleries that are well worth visiting. If you consider...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 Km or 1.7 Miles
Architecture Jewels

Architecture Jewels

Rennes is known as a city of art and history, it has plenty to offer its visitors. Among which, a number of beautiful historic monuments. Most of the city's “monuments historiques" can also be found within the historic city center and can be covered in a single tour. Take this tour to the most fabulous buildings in the city of Rennes.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 Km or 1.4 Miles
Rennes Introduction Walking Tour

Rennes Introduction Walking Tour

The capital of Brittany in the northwest of France, Rennes is renowned for its medieval half-timbered architecture and grand Rennes Cathedral. The local Parc du Thabor features a rose garden and aviary, while the local Museum of Fine Arts, situated on the southern bank of the Vilaine river, displays collection of Botticelli, Rubens and Picasso works. The Champs Libres cultural center is a home to...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 Km or 2.7 Miles