The region

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24-hour circuit

The 24 Hours circuit is a racing circuit used by the most famous endurance race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, since 1923. It is also used by vintage racing cars during the Le Mans Classic. A permanent part of the circuit, the Bugatti circuit, hosts the 24 Hours motorcycle race, the French Moto GP Grand Prix, etc. The new "Porsche experience center" allows you to discover, test and learn to master Porsche vehicles in the best possible conditions.

the Cathedral

Begun in the 11th century, it was completed in its present form around 1430. The Saint-Julien cathedral, located on the hill of Vieux-Mans, offers an exceptional panoramic view of the whole of the Le Mans region.During the Night of the Chimeras, the angel musicians escape from the vaults of the chapel and come to life to give a celestial concert on the Romanesque portal of the cathedral. Don't miss it this summer!

The Plantagenet City

Le Mans, a "City of Art and History", has a jewel in its crown: the Plantagenet City. Surrounded by a Roman wall dating from the end of the 3rd century and overhung by a cathedral, its cobbled streets lined with wheel chasers are filled with half-timbered houses and Renaissance mansions. This timeless place, ideal for a stroll, will transport you back in time.

The 24 Hours of Le Mans Museum

the 24 Hours Museum - Circuit de la Sarthe presents the great history of the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the evolution of the automobile.

Basketball fans

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Castles of the Loire Valley

Some fifty famous buildings are now open to the public. There are many different ways to discover the châteaux of the Loire Valley. They all have elegant gardens and the strength of the tufa stone in common, but each of them is different: the variety of the architecture and the particularity of their history make each visit a special experience.


Asnières-sur-Vègre, qualified as the most beautiful village in Maine, is located 10 km north of Sablé-sur-Sarthe. This commune, labelled "Petite Cité de Caractère", is crossed by the Vègre, a charming little river, and has no less than five historical monuments

Royal Abbey of Epau

The Royal Abbey of Epau is an ancient Cistercian abbey founded by Queen Berengaria of Navarre in 1229-1230 and is located at the gates of the city of Le Mans, on the left bank of the Huisne River in the commune of Yvré-l'Évêque

The guinguette

Hot air balloon ride

The hot-air balloon is a unique means of transport: it allows you to discover, according to the wind, the Sarthe and Le Mans by flying over a historical and natural heritage of a richness and diversity which will amaze you.

River tourism