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Le Mans

About Le Mans:

So much more than motor racing.
It’s world-famous for its motorace. But there’s so much more to Le Mans than big engines. Like the charming old town with it’s narrow, cobbled streets. And the huge 11th century Cathédrale Saint-Julien – one of the biggest cathedrals in France. But if it’s fast cars you’re after, you’ve come to the right place. Circuit de la Sarthe hosts the prestigious 24-hour race. While the Bugatti Circuit is home to the 24-hour Le Mans motorcycle race.

 

What to do in Le Mans:

Cathédrale Saint-Julien:

One of the largest cathedrals in France, construction of the Saint Julien Cathédrale began in the 11th century and took 500 years.

Information office: +33 (0)2 43 28 17 22 (all major languages)

 

Abbaye de l’Epau:

This cisterian monastery was founded in 1229 and sits in idyllic, well-maintained surroundings.

Information office: +33 (0)2 43 28 17 22 (all major languages)

 

Circuit de la Sarthe:

The home of the race that made Le Mans famous. At nearly nine miles it’s one of the world’s longest tracks and uses some roads normally open to the public.

Information office: +33 (0)2 43 28 17 22 (all major languages)

 

Bugatti Circuit:

This race track is part of the larger Circuit de la Sarthe and hosts the annual 24 hours Le Mans motorcycle race.

Information office: +33 (0)2 43 28 17 22 (all major languages)

 

Roman Baths:

Dating back to the third century, these impressive Roman baths lay buried until they were discovered in the 1980s.

Information office: +33 (0)2 43 28 17 22 (all major languages)