What is the cost of passing the Olympic flame for the municipalities crossed in Ille-et-Vilaine?

What is the cost of passing the Olympic flame for the municipalities crossed in Ille-et-Vilaine?
What is the cost of passing the Olympic flame for the municipalities crossed in Ille-et-Vilaine?

Wherever the Olympic flame passes, crowds flock. Enough to reassure the Ille-et-Vilaine departmental council which had chosen, two years ago, to invest €180,000 to host this symbol of the Paris 2024 Games (Olympics). Conversely, other Departments refused, considering the bill too steep. This is the case for Côtes-d’Armor and Loire-Atlantique.

In the latter, several Loire municipalities, including La Baule, finally took over, breaking the bank so that the flame could pass to them. In Ille-et-Vilaine, on the contrary, unity is essential. “We cannot do without each other, summarizes Frédéric Bourcier, sports advisor at the City of Rennes, and we do it without any hesitation. The flame is what unites the most among the symbols of Olympism. »

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In Rennes, an estimated cost between €250,000 and €300,000

However, the communities crossed by the flame know that the bill can be steep. In Rennes, the cost is estimated between €250,000 and €300,000. It must be said that the Breton capital has the status of a stopover town. At the end of the day, the flame will travel nearly 10 km across its territory, before lighting an Olympic blaze in the city center.

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