Game and Nature Reserves

Game and Nature Reserves – Today, there are nearly 7,000 national parks around the world, … the eye of the beholder, these parks offer the best in magnificent landscapes.

Thabor Park

Thabor Park– Parc du Thabor belonged to the Abbey Saint-Melaine until the French Revolution. The name refers to Mount Tabor in Lower Galilee, Israel – believed by Christians to be the site of the transfiguration of Jesus. The garden is situated on the highest hill in Rennes.

The Rock of the Fairies

The Rock of the Fairies– Rennes may not have the same megalithic richness that central and western Brittany are renowned for, but this Dolmen holds it own reputation. It is basically a 20 metre long passage of purple-hued stone. The stone was mined from Theil-de-Bretagne, only a few miles away, 5000 years ago!

The Parc des Gayeulles

The Parc des Gayeulles– Covering around a hundred hectares to the north-east of Rennes, the Parc des Gayeulles is currently the town’s biggest park. Situated in the heart of a natural landscape with wooded areas, lakes and glades, the park offers a wide range of outdoor leisure activities. Image Map