Nightclubs Walk in Rennes, Rennes

Consider the city's student population, which is quite large, and you will immediately realize that Rennes has a booming nightlife. If you are a real clubber and want to blast the night, Thursday is the perfect day for it. Most students go home on weekends, so usually all the revelries take place on Thursday. Take this tour to be best nightspots in the city of Rennes.
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Nightclubs Walk in Rennes Map

Guide Name: Nightclubs Walk in Rennes
Guide Location: France » Rennes (See other walking tours in Rennes)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
Author: DanaU
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La Contrescarpe Bar

1) La Contrescarpe Bar

Located right in the city center, La Contrescarpe Bar should definitely not be missed. It is considered to be one of the best nightspots in the city. La Contrescarpe organizes different concerts with amazing DJ sets that will make you dance all night. It features bars on two levels with exclusive cocktails amongst many other drinks.

La Contrescarpe Bar is open for you every day from 9 pm to 3 am, except Sundays.
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Cafe Cactus

2) Cafe Cactus

Located in the historic district, Cafe Cactus is a great cocktail bar that offers two distinct atmospheres. It is that kind of venue where you can relax with your friends either in the chic basement zone or upstairs in the pub. What is most amazing about this place is that it has a train that goes through the cafe bringing the shots. Also, Cafe Cactus organizes after work parties.

Operation hours: Tuesday – Saturday 6 pm – 3 am.
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Club Delicatessen

3) Club Delicatessen

If you are looking for a place to have a great time with great music, Club Delicatessen is exactly what you need. An interesting fact about this venue is its location, it is located inside the former Saint-Michel prison. Once you step in, get ready for a variety of mixes by famous DJs that will blow your mind. Club Delicatessen also holds themed parties.

The club is open from Tuesday to Sunday. From Tuesday to Thursday, the entrance fee constitutes 5 € before 1:30 am and 10 € after. On Friday and Saturday the entrance fee is 10 € before 1:30 am and 15 € after. From Tuesday to Friday no fee is applied for girls.
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El Teatro

4) El Teatro

Housed inside a historic monument building, in the city centre, El Teatro is known as one of the most fashionable bars in Rennes. Its three floors give you the opportunity to enjoy various music styles. The ground floor entertains its visitors with pop music; the second floor is famous for its electro; while the third floor plays just French music.

Operation hours: Tuesday – Saturday 6 pm – 3 am.
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La Suite

5) La Suite

Located in the building of an old 1960's cinema on Boulevard de la Liberté, La Suite is a chic and contemporary nightspot. The music played here usually includes both classics and top hits. La Suite offers a wide variety of cocktails and wines that you can enjoy at the bar or at your table.

Operation hours: Thursday – Sunday from 11 pm.
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Le Pym’s

6) Le Pym’s

In business for over 31 years, Le Pym’s welcomes you every evening and offers some of the best nights in town. Le Pym's features three halls, the first is called the "Salon" and offers an eclectic, intimate atmosphere. The second, the "Planet", is a place with an exceptional sound system, where you can enjoy music such as: Hip Hop, R'n'B Chic, latino, and salsa. The third room, the "Club", is where people knock themselves out with Club / Dance/ Electro music.

Operation hours: Thursday – Saturday from midnight to 6 am; Sunday – Wednesday from 12:30 midnight to 5 am.

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.
Architectural Tour in Rennes

Architectural Tour in Rennes

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: 2.1 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

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 the Brittany Museum. These and other major attractions of Rennes await you on this orientation walk.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 km
Museums and Art Galleries Walk in Rennes

Museums and Art Galleries Walk in Rennes

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 yourself an admirer of art, take this self-guided walking tour and admire the city's art side.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km
Religious Walking Tour in Rennes

Religious Walking Tour in Rennes

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

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Rennes for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Rennes has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Rennes, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.