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La Nuit des Chimeres

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Address: Le Mans, France
Phone Number: 02 43 28 17 22
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A "must do" if you are in Le Mans

Excellent when the guided road train is taken - really enjoyed it last year and would definitely do it again one day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jonathan T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent when the guided road train is taken - really enjoyed it last year and would definitely do it again one day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth waiting for sunset to see this spectacle. Best light show I have ever seen. The Cathedral is a great sight on its own but this adds the magic to it. Highly recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent show of lights and sound. We came across it by chance, and ended up looking for more projections. Really ingenious and creative, a fun way to explore the old town by night, with all the other tourists around (it can get busy). The council should be congratulated for such a great initiative.

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Thank DanOsk
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Le Mans has a lumiere de nuit show (night lights) running at the moment. The old town has light projections in many of the streets and the central fountain is just stunning. The main lights to see are those that are projected on the doors of the cathedral. They fade in and out and are different each time. An amazing... More 

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Thank Andrew C
Wrexham County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We were planning an early night after a long journey. But this was a great way to end the night. Especially the big display on the outer wall. Very clever and well displayed. The lady ghost in the fountain was very lifelike. Church looked amazing. A must if you're in the area.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

the lights shine on various buildings, we didn't get to see them all. Trying to get an english map of the lights was difficult on the evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

La Nuit des Chimeres is absolutely breathtaking! We stayed in Le Mans for the Classic Le Mans 24 hour race and purposely hung around an extra two days to see La Nuit des Chimeres; I'm so glad we did. The show started about 10:15pm when the sun had properly set and began at the back of the Cathedral, it showed... More 

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Dreux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Living near Chartres I am used to night light shows. This year in Le Mans the theme is angels and demons.. Very well done and worth a see.. Starts at 10.45pm earliest

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Forget any notions you may have of Gean Michel Jarre. This is awesome. A really magical experience, shows off the medieval town in all its glory!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Stroll around the old town for an hour or so and then perhaps have a meal afterwards. The main display is on the back of the city walls and one of the churches but also explore the lanes and passageways and look for little angels flying across the pavement!

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