Entre Cours et Jardins - Cite Plantagenet, Le Mans City

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Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Find Cyrano de Bergerac seducing maidens with the power of words in Entre Cours et Jardins - Cite Plantagenet of Le Mans--or at least visit where Gerard Depardieu filmed his version of Cyrano in 1989. The well-preserved half-timber house-fronts and cobblestone streets of this neighborhood take you to another time, when musketeers fought for honor and died for love. Be sure to stop for a glass of wine at one of the many cafes to enjoy your moment of Bergerac romance. Before returning to the present, pass by the Roman ruins to give a salute to empires past. Arrange to visit Entre Cours et Jardins - Cite Plantagenet and other attractions in Le Mans City using our Le Mans City trip maker site.
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  • The tall city walls are very impressive with the patterned brickwork. If approaching from the old town, you need to be reasonably mobile as there are a lot of steps.  more »
  • Le Mans is nicknamed the Plantagenet City because it is the cradle of this important medieval (English) royal dynasty. Geoffrey Plantagenet and Maud (daughter of Henry I Beauclerc) were married in...  more »
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  • I have been there three times now and I would still go again, it's such a special place
  • Super classic . Worth an adventure to visit every corner of this town.
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