Parc du Thabor, Rennes

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#1 of 179 in Parks in Brittany
Ranked "garden prestige type 1" by the city of Rennes, Parc du Thabor is a public park on more than 10 hectares (24 acres) of land with a mix of French gardens, an English garden, and a large botanical garden. Its name refers to Mount Tabor, the mountain overlooking the Sea of ??Galilee in Israel. The monks of Saint-Melaine Abbey started their vegetable gardens here in the 18th century, and that tradition of growing botanicals has persisted since then. Use our Rennes journey builder website to visit Parc du Thabor on your trip to Rennes, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • One of the most beautiful park that I've seen, better than in Paris in turn case. Œuvre of art, botanical, bird, young people, there are tour what it takes to relax and have a good time. I love this place
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  • Very nice, many world, a sumptuous garden, beehives and birds, pets are allowed, dogs on a leash :)
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  • This beautiful park in the city center of Rennes allows a change of scenery and a nice bowl of air and nature! The flowers are beautiful! Nice to read at the edge of fountains! And new games for kids are very nice! Have a look just for a ballad or a whole day!
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  • Worth a detour if in the area Nice relaxed, well kept park with beautiful flowers and garden space. There is also a small aviary and large children's playground. I wouldn't say it was worth visiting Rennes just to come here - but well worth a detour if in the area. The adjacent Church of Saint Melanie is also worth a detour if in the vicinity.
  • Lovely place all year round, but reaches its peak in the summer months. Great to spend some relaxing moments in the nature🌸🌺🌻🌹so many pretty flowers. Well taken care off, it comes with facilities for kids as well.
  • Best place. So restful and calm. Spent most of my high school lunch break there. Best time of my life.
  • Excellent and beautiful park. Great for everybody: individuals, couples or families. Picnics allowed, good space for jogging and yoga. Kids will love the playground.
  • Really beautiful gardens and park in the heart of a really beautiful town. I visit every time I'm in Rennes and it is always a pleasure.

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