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Entre Cours et Jardins - Cite Plantagenet

Le Mans, France
+33 2 43 47 40 30
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Absolutely Stunning and Understated

When I first set eyes on the historic centre of Le Mans I was amazed- it looked like something... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Wendy S
Deal, United Kingdom
Just stroll

Forget the modern town around and just still through these wonderful streets. Whatever you do... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
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“old town” (94 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Le Mans, France
+33 2 43 47 40 30
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

When I first set eyes on the historic centre of Le Mans I was amazed- it looked like something designed for a Disney set but it was real, timbered buildings, cobbled streets pretty much as it was when it came into being

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Forget the modern town around and just still through these wonderful streets. Whatever you do, don't forget to walk around the outsides on both sides of the hill to admire the magnificent walls.

1  Thank GCW56
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This is a must to do while visiting this area. The old city is so charming and lovely, like walking back in time. The cobblestone streets and old, beautiful buildings are very interesting and filled with small shops and restaurants to enjoy.

1  Thank Karen O
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We had visited the Le Mans museum and decided to go into the town centre for lunch. The town is stunning, a real hidden gem. The architecture is beautiful, cobbled streets and lots of little shops owned by artists there are also plenty of places...More

1  Thank deborah r
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful area of le mans. There's not a specific sight or area per se. But the whole area is like something out of Beauty and the Beast. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Wow. We were on our way to dinner in Le Mans Old Town and chose to walk through the old mediaeval streets as the sun was setting. First we parked under the new cinema in the huge square. A great counterpoint in architecture compared to...More

1  Thank Rod H
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I don't know how many times I have driven north/south through France and ignored Le Mans yet as my guided tour through the Plantagenet city showed me, this is a city full of interest at least from Roman times onward. Take a guided tour if...More

3  Thank John P
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Wow! What an interesting place,.. Not commercial with real people still living there...and made more authentic by mist! One could almost hear carts in the cobbled streets!

2  Thank ChristineSBritton
Reviewed 19 October 2016

As we had heard how beautiful the old town of Le Mans is, we detoured on our way back from holiday and stayed in a hotel around a 10 minute walk away. We were not disappointed. Old cobbled streets with many timbered houses. It offered...More

3  Thank maccy40
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing place well worth a visit. The old town is quite simply magnificent and very interesting to see it sitting alongside the new city.

1  Thank Stuart F
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Harold A
31 January 2017|
Response from Sarah M | Reviewed this property |
We parked at the end of the tramline and got the tram into the city. Parking and return by tram was cheap enough. Can't remember how much though.