Le Mans is a city with a lot to offer. It is well-known across the globe as the location for one of the most prestigious sports car races, the 24 hours of Le Mans. This unmissable sporting event attracts several thousands of spectators each year, who take advantage of their trip to explore this charming city.
Le Mans is also well-known across France as a gourmet capital, thanks to the famous Le Mans rillettes (pâté). For food lovers, this local speciality is a real institution! Why not taste it spread on some delicious bread as you wander around the Cité Plantagenêt, the historical centre of the city. Visitors come to see with their own eyes the remarkably well-conserved architecture of this district, taking them on a journey back in time. Le Mans has been certified a French City of Art and History and the streets are brimming with hidden treasures just waiting to be discovered.
Le Mans is such a diverse city and there is so much to see and do, making it truly one-of-a- kind. The city has the perfect blend of technological, culinary and cultural expertise, all within an exceptional historical setting. Take a stroll up and down the city streets and enjoy the easy-going atmosphere of this city in the Sarthe, all accessible from a campsite in Le Mans.