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Entre Cours et Jardins - Cite Plantagenet

Le Mans, France
+33 2 43 47 40 30
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More interesting than first glance suggests!

I don't know how many times I have driven north/south through France and ignored Le Mans yet as my... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2016
John P
Melbourne, Australia
Atmospheric medieval city

Wow! What an interesting place,.. Not commercial with real people still living there...and made... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2016
London, United Kingdom
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“cobbled streets” (25 reviews)
“old town” (96 reviews)
“st julien” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Le Mans, France
+33 2 43 47 40 30
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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
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit to the area but my first visit to the old town of Le Mans. We parked on the outskirts and took a tram into the city centre and then it was just a short walk to the old town. The...More

1  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We stopped at Le Mans to visit the racing circuit and found in the hotelroom information about the city center, which triggered our midday and evening visit.

1  Thank Pearl49
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I was so surprised! I just thought.....Le Mans.......Motor Racing! WRONG! The Old Town is utterly delightful - a feast for the eyes! The buildings are stunning! Nice little shops! Surprises round every corner!

2  Thank Yerma
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the historic part of Le Mans, just walking around behind the old city wall and taking many pictures. Beautiful gothic Cathedral. Also the modern city centre was a pleasant experience. Worth a visit, do'nt know for sure if I would go a second...More

Thank Lisa d
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is an easy location to access from virtually anywhere in Le Mans. The tram system will get you there and it is efficient and inexpensive. There are many shops and restaurants available and we enjoyed shopping in this location. Owners of local establishments were...More

Thank jackfrost0904
Reviewed 17 August 2016

If you find yourself in Le Mans, do take the time to go to the Old Town and have a meander along its winding street and little squares and marvel at the astonishing old buildings, many of which date from mediaeval times. The views are...More

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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.