Le Mans City

Le Mans is famous as the setting for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the grueling round-the-clock car race. But it’s also an ancient town, with Roman walls, a beautiful cathedral and plenty of museums to see. Car aficionados will especially like the Musée Automobile de la Sarthe, where there’s a great collection of vehicles.

Port du Mans

A partir du 4 juillet jusqu'à fin septembre, embarquez pour une aventure sur la Sarthe au départ du Port du Mans à bord d'un bateau électrique sans permis de 7 places. Plusieurs parcours s'offrent à vous. Remontez la rivière et découvrez la ville du Mans sous un autre jour avec la Cité Plantagenêt. Passez les ecluses et descendez la rivière pour des balades de 2, 3 ou 4h et profiter...

Musee Vert

The Musée Vert is the natural history museum of the city of Le Mans. It opened its doors to the public in June 1995. This establishment with its scientific vocation, is inspected by the Ministry for Research, and received the Musée de France label in 2002. The Musée Vert preserves nearly 300,000 specimens in its collections, accumulated by generations of collectors and naturalists from the...

Office de Tourisme du Mans

The city of Le Mans is labeled "City of Art and History". This implies that the city commit's itself into the animation of its heritage. The Tourism and Heritage Service aswell as the Tourist Office are therefore keen to create awarkers of the audience through guided tours and educational activities. The guides-lecturers who supervise those activities are licensed by the Ministry of Culture and...

Le Mans

One little town in Northern France hosts the biggest and oldest round-the-clock endurance motor race in the world each June. And Le Mans 24 Hours is, indeed, huge. Cars roar through the night round a circuit, which is partly racetrack and partly (closed off!) public roads. Most fans will be content to watch this on TV but thousands of diehard petrolheads make a personal pilgrimage to Le Mans each...

Abbaye Royale de L’Epau

L’Abbaye Royale de l’Épau constitue l’un des plus beaux exemples de l’architecture cistercienne en France. En 1229, Bérengère de Navarre, veuve de Richard Cœur de Lion, décide de fonder cette abbaye aux portes du Mans, où elle sera enterrée un an plus tard. À la Révolution, l’abbaye, presque désertée par les moines depuis le XVIIIème siècle, est vendue comme bien national...

24 Hours of Le Mans Museum

Come and discover the exciting story of the 24 Heures du Mans and the legendary heroes. Through 120 vehicles, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest tells you the epic of the automobile in the Sarthe and the success of its international event. Bentley, Ferrari, Jaguar, Ford, Porsche, Matra, Audi ... all the big names are represented by their mythical models that immerse the visitor in the world's...