5 days in Le Mans Itinerary

5 days in Le Mans Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Le Mans trip planner

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Fly to Paris CDG, Train to Le Mans City
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Le Mans City
— 3 nights
Train to Paris CDG, Fly to Seattle

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Le Mans City

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Racing Capital

Located on the Sarthe River, Le Mans has beautiful gothic cultural reminders of the past with a gloriously restored old city made popular as the backdrop for movie production.
Le Mans City is known for historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: bet on your favorite at Circuit permanent des 24 Heures du Mans, admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Plantes, explore the ancient world of Enceinte Gallo-Romaine du Mans, and get engrossed in the history at 24 Hours of Le Mans Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Le Mans City travel planner.

Seattle, USA to Le Mans City is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Seattle to Le Mans City, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Le Mans City can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Le Mans City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Le Mans travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · History Museums · Churches
Le Mans is a city in France, on the Sarthe River. Traditionally the capital of the province of Maine, it is now the capital of the Sarthe department and the seat of the Roman Catholic diocese of Le Mans. Le Mans is a part of the Pays de la Loire region.Its inhabitants are called Manceaux and Mancelles. Since 1923, the city has hosted the internationally famous 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance sports car race.HistoryFirst mentioned by Claudius Ptolemy, the Roman city Vindinium was the capital of the Aulerci, a sub tribe of the Aedui. Le Mans is also known as Civitas Cenomanorum (City of the Cenomani), or Cenomanus. Their city, seized by the Romans in 47 BC, was within the ancient Roman province of Gallia Lugdunensis. A 3rd-century amphitheatre is still visible. The thermae were demolished during the crisis of the third century when workers were mobilized to build the city's defensive walls. The ancient wall around Le Mans is one of the most complete circuits of Gallo-Roman city walls to survive.

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