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Le Mans 24 hours race is a car competition of a period of 24 hours, it takes place in June ( in general during the 24th week of the year) on circuit road, in south of Le Mans, in Sarthe department in France. This trial exist since 1923, is one of the three race the most prestigious in the world with Grand Price of Monaco and the 500 miles of Indianapolis.

Since 2012, this trial is part of endurance world championship FIA, and according the American National Geographic Society, it is the number one sporting event in the world.

The race had, over the year inspired similarly race everywhere in the world and popularize the same format of 24 hours such as in Daytona, in Nurburgring and in Spa – Francorchamps. The American championship Le Mans Series and Le Mans Series have been spun off from Le Mans 24 hours rule.

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Antarès is a sporting, show and business events area located in Le Mans, in France, in south Technoparc district. With 8 077 seat, it had the biggest capacity of France for this kind of area, after Omnisports Palace of Paris – Bercy and Montpellier Arena. It allows to be the biggest multipurpose room of Pays de la Loire, Centre – Val de Loire and lower Normandy region in front of Angers Amphitéa.

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Saint Julien Cathedral is a religious edifice located in Le Mans city, in Sarthe. It is a symbol of diocese and bishopric of le Mans where located bishopric of this city. It’s one of the biggest edifice of roman gothic in France and a unique case in West. It is a medieval testimony of architectural style of Angers Gothic.

Le Mans Cathedral had suffered several building and rebuilding since it foundation. Started around 1060 by bishop Vulgrin, it was finished under it presents state around 1430. It should have been extended around 1500, but lack of money resigned the religious authority period. Attacked by air pollution year after year, suffers of natural aging, Saint Julien cathedral is a constant renovation construction site. It accommodates saint julien and Charles of Anjou. Located on the hill of old Le Mans, the building has a tower culminating at 64 meters which actually makes it as the highest “agglomeration mancelle” and dominating also the town of le mans.

With 283 613 visitors, the cathedral Saint Julien has been the most visited monument in the region of Pays de la Loire in 2009.

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Inaugurated on January 29th 2011, MMArena is a new generation stadium designed to welcome all of the big events in sports (rugby, football) also for some big shows (concerts, operas). With its 25 064 seating places, MMArena is the 18th stadium in France in terms of capacity. It is the second biggest stadium of the region.

Located at the heart of the most sportive place in the town of Le Mans, this ultramodern place is the first stadium in France to practice the sports “le naming”.

With more than 100 days of activities per year, MMArena is regularly used by the amateur in sports, local culture, company events, motor sports, and national and international events.

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L’abbaye royale de l’Epau is an old Cistercian abbey founded by Queen Bérangère of Navarre in 1229 – 1230. It is located at the gate of the city of Le Mans on the left of Huisne River in Yvré l’Evêque village.

The abbaye had almost disappear many times not only because of the wars but also because of financial problems during modern times. It was finally saved by the General Council of Sarthe who acquired it in 1959. It was one of the historic owners of the department of Sarthe.

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The Ark of Nature or “ Arche de la Nature” manage by the urban community Le Mans Metropole, offers visitors a large natural area of 500 hectares. Along the way, the visitors discover the river, the farmland, the forest and can go to the house of the forest, to the water house as well as to the meadow house.

Every year, more than 500 000 visitors enjoy this park which is free and permanently open to the public. This park is in fact the plant reserved by the people of Le Mans. Various events like parties, internships and outings are organized since 1997.

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Papea park is an ideal place to spend time with family, enjoy the beautiful days and bring the kids in a human-size park close to the nature.

With its many attractions, Papea Park offers everyone the opportunity to fully enjoy themselves. Adrenaline lover, take off at more than 20 meters from the ground and takes into the dizzying falls of our thrill rides. The cyclone, the Apache, or the Mine Train have not finished to surprise you. With our water games, you will be surely refreshed during the hot summer days. Swimming pools and paddling pools, slides, pedal boats and thrill rides…choices of our aquatic rides allow everyone to find their happiness.

If you already have visited our park during the past few months, there is a new attraction waiting for you: the Papea Magic Show! Under a circus tent of 650 places, our talented artists will make you discover the mix of our extraordinary magic, circus, aerobatics and of humor. Come and fully enjoy yourselves! From the youngest to the oldest, we welcome everybody who are looking for entertainment, Papea park, the biggest park attraction of the region Pays de la Loire.

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Ideally located on the circuit of Le Mans, with a surface of almost 3000 square meters, Porsche Experience Center will offer you an unique experience.

You can discover, test and learn mastering the cars of Porsche in the best possible conditions. You can test all the performance of our cars in different safe driving conditions. The circuit of the White House is completed by multiple modules that are both fun and educational: low grip area, hydraulic mismatch and obstacle simulator (kickplate), off-road course, flat area….

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Whether it is an individual test or a team, enjoy our turnkey group options without further delay and enjoy the race in real conditions ( briefing, tests, races, award of trophies in the podium…). Two circuits are possible including the famous Alain Prost which is known for his international professional races.

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