Car Hire Rennes Train Station
Find your perfect car hire at Rennes Train StationThe capital of Brittany and its cosmopolitan heart, Rennes is the gateway to this stunning region, and the ideal starting point for your road trip around north-west France. Collect your Avis hire car from the city’s Rennes Train Station and start your journey.
Plan your journey from Rennes Train StationAfter almost entirely burning down in 1720, the city of Rennes was rebuilt and has a distinct feel to the rest of ancient Brittany. Stylish and lively, Rennes is the gateway to France’s most northwestern region. Collect your Avis hire car from Rennes Train Station and discover the city for yourself.
A popular student enclave, Rennes boasts an air of youth with lively nightlife, plenty of cafes and an impressive restaurant scene spread around the city.
Newly built, the cultural centre of Les Champs Libres houses the Museum of Brittany, and the Espace des Sciences, which features a planetarium. Here you learn all about the history and culture of Rennes and Brittany.
The city’s modern and stately centre sits alongside its ancient past, with Rennes’ medieval quarter one of its top attractions. With ancient buildings and winding streets, the area is a joy to wander through. The 17th century Cathédrale St-Pierre is a must-see, inside and out. Its interior boasts striking neoclassical features. Be sure to explore Rue le Bastard, which links the city’s main squares: Place de la République, Place Sainte Anne and Place de la Mairie. Along this street there are plenty of shops and street side cafes.
From Rennes Train Station, discover the capital of Brittany in the convenience of your rental.
Beyond Rennes Train StationRennes sits at the very heart of Brittany and from this lively city, all of this fascinating region is yours to discover. With your Avis hire car, you can tour in comfort and luxury.
An hour and twenty minutes south of Rennes along the N137, sits Nantes, the old capital of Brittany before the region’s borders were redrawn. Sitting on the banks of the river Loire, this ancient city was founded by the Celts and offers plenty of history. Ancient sights include the Château des ducs de Bretagne (the Castle of the Dukes of Brittany), the gothic Cathédrale Saint Pierre and the Musée Jules Verne, a museum housing many 1st-edition books and handwritten manuscripts.
One of the most popular beaches along France’s Atlantic coast, La Baule-Escoublac is an hour and 45 minutes’ drive south of Rennes along the N137. With beautiful, white sands that stretch for 8km and gentle waves, La Baule is a great family destination. It offers a long promenade of resort facilities without being overt or tacky. The perfect spot for a quick beach getaway on the west coast of France, La Baule doesn’t disappoint.
With your Avis hire car, Brittany is yours to explore.