Concerts for rock fans.
27 - 28 May 2017
Marathon in the magnificent setting of Mont St Michel Bay.
Every evening during this event, you can stroll around the city centre and enjoy performances given by musicians, storytellers and poets. There is a light and sound show too plus restaurants join in the fun with dishes just for the occasion.
14 July 2017
Magnificent firework display and street entertainment.
17 - 20 August 2017
Four day quality musical event at St Malo’s old castle.
2017 dates TBC
Sea kayak and canoe long-distance competitions attracting some 400 competitors from across France. Entertaining for watersports fans and holidaymakers alike.
For more information on the competitions and routes, see website.
27 September - 1 October 2017
This annual event screens top English-language films throughout the whole of October. The selection comprises a mix of old and new, and the event includes a number of awards. On the more informal side, head to the main square for the opening screening. As this is open-air, don’t forget to take chairs with you.
28 October - 5th November 2017
For Christmas shopping with a difference, visit St-Briac’s craft fair where you can see artisans such as potters and wood-turners at work and purchase their goods. You can also enjoy Breton foodstalls selling traditional and local produce such as cheese and cakes, and street musicians and performers.
30 November - 4 December 2017
Well known French music festival with a large line-up of both established and new artists.
Rennes Tourist Office has a range of packages and tours to help groups of visitors discover the city and its heritage. ‘The French Way of Life’ package, for example, includes a refined meal, the culinary history and customs of Brittany, how to make traditional Breton dishes and how to set a table French style. For more information, contact (00 33) 2 99 67 11 08
Please check precise details and dates with event organisers before making your holiday and travel arrangements.