Things to do in Le Mans

New to Le Mans? Here are the best things to do while you're there.

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Start with the Top Sights in Le Mans

If you're in Le Mans to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Circuit 24 Hours of Le Mans

⭐️ 4.7 (10149)

Museum of the 24 Hours of Le Mans

⭐️ 4.6 (5016)

Papéa Parc

⭐️ 4.3 (4699)

Park Théodore Monod

⭐️ 4.3 (1919)

Le Jardin des Plantes

⭐️ 4.5 (1694)

Royal Abbey of Epau

⭐️ 4.5 (1297)

The Water House (Arche de la Nature)

⭐️ 4.5 (1217)

Cité Plantagenêt

⭐️ 4.7 (1186)

Gulli Parc Le Mans

⭐️ 4.3 (903)


⭐️ 4.1 (818)

Île aux Planches

⭐️ 4.3 (803)

The top affordable restaurants in Le Mans

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Le Mans city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

La Baraque à Bœuf

⭐️ 4.6 (1759)

Price Range: $$

La Vieille Porte

⭐️ 4.8 (1430)

Price Range: $$

Le Boeuf Tient le Pavé

⭐️ 4.5 (1061)

Price Range: $$

Popote & Papilles

⭐️ 4.3 (987)

Price Range: $$

La Brochette du Boucher

⭐️ 4.7 (978)

Price Range: $$

La Fabrique

⭐️ 4.4 (750)

Price Range: $$

Le Nez Rouge

⭐️ 4.5 (641)

Price Range: $$

La Ciboulette

⭐️ 4.4 (598)

Price Range: $$

La plancha gourmande

⭐️ 4.7 (493)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.5 (462)

Price Range: $$

Taj Mahal : restaurant indien Le Mans

⭐️ 4.3 (423)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Le Mans

These are curated, high quality experiences in Le Mans hosted by locals!

Wonderful Ethological Horseback Ride

End your night in some of the best bars in Le Mans

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Le Mans, curated exclusively for you.

The Temple Bar Pub

⭐️ 4.6 (30099)

Price Range: $$$

Bad Bobs Temple Bar

⭐️ 4.4 (6726)

Price Range: $$

Café en Seine

⭐️ 4.3 (5316)

Price Range: $$$

The Stags Head

⭐️ 4.5 (5301)

Price Range: $$

The Bank on College Green

⭐️ 4.5 (4839)

Price Range: $$

The Bleeding Horse

⭐️ 4.3 (3458)

Price Range: $$

Kehoes Pub

⭐️ 4.5 (3362)

Price Range: $$

The Palace Bar

⭐️ 4.6 (3303)

Price Range: $$

The Norseman

⭐️ 4.3 (2501)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.5 (1883)

Price Range: $$

O'Reilly's bar

⭐️ 4.2 (1561)

Price Range: $

Pick from the best places to stay in Le Mans

If you're looking for some of the best hotels in Le Mans you've come to the right place.

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Campanile Le Mans Ce...

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Kyriad Le Mans Est

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Hotel Le Charleston

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Looking for unforgettable fine-dining experiences in Le Mans?

Hungry? We've got the best rated, the best of the best.

Restaurant l'Auberge de Bagatelle

⭐️ 4.6 (713)

Price Range: $$$

Restaurant Le Grenier à Sel

⭐️ 4.6 (349)

Price Range: $$$

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Visit the 24 Hours of Le Mans race circuit: The 24 Hours of Le Mans is a legendary endurance racing event held annually in Le Mans, France and draws thousands of spectators from around the world. With an impressive display of high-performance vehicles, thrilling race action, and an incredible atmosphere, this event provides a truly memorable experience.
  2. Explore the Medieval City: The city of Le Mans is a beautiful mix of medieval and modern architecture. Home to an impressive cathedral and several other historic buildings, there are plenty of ways to discover the local history and culture of the area. Take a leisurely stroll through the cobblestone streets, visit one of the many local markets held weekly, or just relax at a cafe and enjoy some traditional French food.
  3. Experience the Musée de Tessé: Located in the heart of the city, the Musée de Tessé is a popular museum featuring a variety of art collections that range from ancient Greek artifacts to modern art. Explore a range of paintings, sculptures and other works of art, or delve into the impressive collections of antique furniture, china and tapestries.

Le Mans is beautiful during the summer months when the temperatures are mild and sunny. To take full advantage of its attractions, the best time to visit is April to June when temperatures are ideal for exploring the area. July and August are also a good time to soak up the Mediterranean atmosphere and relax in the sunshine.

A leisurely trip to Le Mans can easily be enjoyed over a three-day stretch, with plenty of time to explore all the sites. On the first day, visitors can take in the architectural wonders of the old town and tour famous landmarks, such as the Cathedral of St. Julien. On the second day, visitors can explore the charming riverbanks, take part in popular shopping events, and sample local cuisine in the city’s many restaurants. On the third day, visitors can discover race car history at the Museum of 24 Hours of Le Mans and explore the city's many delightful parks and green spaces.

Le-mans offers a variety of transportation options for visitors, including buses, trams, trains and car rentals. The city also has a well-maintained network of bicycle paths for those looking for a more leisurely way of moving around. To explore the city center, visitors may take advantage of the electric scooter rental services available all around the city.

Le Mans offers families an exciting array of activities. Explore its fascinating history by visiting the Museé de Tessé and the grand Cathedral, take part in leisure boat trips, go on a hot-air-balloon ride, and be amazed by get close to exotic animals at the city's zoo. You can also feed the animals, observe breeding and watch the special bird show.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Le Mans. To start off we'd have to mention The Temple Bar Pub, Mulligan and Haines, Bad Bobs Temple Bar. Check out our page on the best bars in Le Mans.

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