A journey into the work of Rabelais (and Ronsard) exploring their locations and characters.

A map

Use an interactive map to explore and experience locations mentioned in Rabelais’ novels on the ReNom website.

The website helps find places mentioned in Rabelais’ novels and is designed by the Bibliothèques Virtuelles Humanistes (Virtual Humanist Libraries) at the CESR (Renaissance Higher Education Centre) in collaboration with the Tours Laboratoire d’Informatique.

There’s an entire world to be explored in Touraine.


You’ll also find a list of Chinon footpaths related to Rabelaisie location pages.