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To know before you go in Le Mans !

If Le Mans is mainly known for its motor car races including the 24 hours of Le Mans, the capital of the Sarthe department should also be discovered for its old city centre and its museums. 
With just over 140,000 inhabitants, Le Mans is the largest city in the Sarthe department.   It is also the second urban area of the Pays de la Loire region. 

Now is the time for a stay in the Sarthe department by booking your hotel in Le Mans

Meteo Le Mans

A city linked to automobiles

Le Mans is inevitably linked to automobiles, especially because of its famous Le Mans 24 Hours car race, which takes place in June every year since 1923. 

Nearly 250,000 people from all over Europe attend this ev

An old city center to discover

Le Mans Old City Centre is not renowned, yet it holds real hidden treasures! Explore it with your family or friends during your stay in the city of Le Mans.

Renamed "Cité Plantagênet" Old Mans is the historic medieval centre of the capital of Sarthe.  With narrow cobblestone streets and traditional houses, it is very popular with filmmakers of cloak-and-dagger films.  While touring the city, you will admire the Roman baths, many churches and Saint-Julien Cathedral. 

Museums to visit

Le Mans is a cultural city with some interesting museums to discover including Tessé Museum, Queen Berengaria Museum, Musée Vert (natural history museum) and the Museum of Le Mans racing circuit.  

A rich gastronomy

Discover the wealth of local culinary delights from the Sarthe department. Rillettes, andouillette, boudin blanc (white pudding), free-range chicken and shortbread cookies are unquestionably part of Sarthe’s traditional products. 



Tourist Office :

Rue de l'Etoile - 72000 LE MANS

Telephone : 33 (0)2 43 28 17 22

Town Hall :

1 place Saint-Pierre - 72000 LE MANS

Telephone : 33 (0)2 43 47 47 47

Hospital :

194 Avenue Rubillard - 72000 LE MANS

Telephone : 33 (0)2 43 43 43 43

Library :

54 rue du Port - 72000 LE MANS

Telephone : 33(0)2 43 47 48 84

Museum Reine Bérengère :

7, rue de la Reine Bérengère - 72000 LE MANS

Telephone : 33(0)2 43 47 38 80

Green Museum :

204 avenue Jean Jaurès - 72000 LE MANS

Telephone : 33(0)2 43 47 39 94

24h Museum :

9 place Luigi Chinetti - 72000 LE MANS

Telephone : 33(0)2 43 72 72 24


Guests staying at the Brit Hotels in Le Mans will be:

    96 km from the Brit Hotel in Angers
    158 km from the Brit Hotels in Rennes
    182 km from the Brit Hotels in Nantes
    209 km from Paris