6 days in Le Mans Itinerary

6 days in Le Mans Itinerary

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Fly to Tours-Val-de-Loire Airport, Drive to Le Mans City
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Le Mans City
— 5 nights
Drive to Tours-Val-de-Loire Airport, Fly to Glasgow

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Le Mans City

— 5 nights

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.
Pack the 21st (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Papea Parc. There's lots more to do: enjoy some diversion at Le Spot, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale de Saint-Julien de Mans, take an in-depth tour of 24 Hours of Le Mans Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Plantes.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Le Mans City trip itinerary builder tool.

Glasgow, UK to Le Mans City is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or take a train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Glasgow in August: high temperatures in Le Mans City hover around 29°C and lows are around 16°C. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Le Mans City

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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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