MANCHESTER United Kingdom
Come and discover a modern city full of surprises, where art and culture are everywhere. A historic city, Manchester is also a not-to-miss venue for keen shoppers. Let’s not forget of course its famous football team, Manchester United!
The British airline Flybe operates direct seasonnal flights between Rennes and Manchester from 2019, May 25th to August 31th, on Saturdays. And on Tuesday from july 2nd to August 27th.
You can also travel to Manchester all year round on flights departing from Rennes via Paris-CDG with Air France or from April to October via Southampton with Flybe .
Journey time between Rennes and Manchester by direct flight : 1 hour 30 minutes
- Capital city: London is the capital of England
- Climate: Mild and wet
- Time difference with France: 1 hour behind
- Currency: Pound sterling
- Official language: English
- Travel document requirements: Passport or valid national identity card
- Tourist Information: www.visitmanchester.com
A modern, go-ahead city
Manchester is a city of contrasts. The grimy industrial city that it once was has managed to turn itself into a modern, dynamic destination. Contrasting architectural styles rub shoulders in the city, such as former factories and modern buildings.
A wide range of activities
The city known as the "Capital of the North" boasts many museums and arts and entertainment for every taste. The city’s music scene is still thriving, after giving birth to many a pop-rock legend: The Bee Gees, The Smiths, New Order, Simply Red, Oasis…
Manchester is a student city, and the nightlife is second to none: trendy bars, nightclubs, cinemas, theatres, concerts, operas... Everyone can find something to suit their fancy!
Keen shoppers can rummage for one-of-a-kind items in vintage boutiques… and football fans won’t miss the chance to go to Old Trafford, Manchester United’s mythical stadium, to experience an English football match!