La Nuit des Chimeres, Le Mans

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In an effort to attract tourists to Le Mans, the city organized La Nuit des Chimeres. This ingenious idea has been a success, attracting over 150,000 people every summer. The event is only visible after sundown--that’s when the ghosts of Le Mans' past come out to play. Images of the city’s ancient architecture are projected onto the edifices of current buildings, so you get an idea of how the city has changed over the centuries. Tour all the projections and see the story of the Plantagenet city unfold before you in striking imagery designed by award-winning graphic artists. This event also combines ghosts of the past with the music of bygone days at the Saint-Julien Cathedral. For La Nuit des Chimeres and beyond, use our Le Mans trip itinerary builder app to get the most from your Le Mans vacation.
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  • Out very nice, even if summer is little regret a little lack of renewal of the individual tables from one year to the other.
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  • a pretty night activity for the pleasure of the eyes. Do at least once. To discover the old Mans in another way.
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  • Summer design on the walls of the city walls and historic buildings. Very beautiful renderings, accessible all evening.
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  • Amazing show, worth the visit!!
  • Very nice ride the streets of the old Mans Medieval, to walk in the dark (or train for the less brave...) 😅) following the chimerical illuminations. Poético-dreamlike atmosphere guaranteed! I advise you to arrive late afternoon to visit the Cathedral (among others...) and enjoy a good restaurant in one of the cobbled streets in old Mans pending the arrival of chimera at night! 😍🙈🎇 I loved!
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  • The projections of the Cathedral are very beautiful! This I liked.
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  • Say that this is one of the most beautiful or the most beautiful Cathedral in France would not make sense if the reality did not show him: closely inserted into its urban environment on the side of the closed city, she seems escapes over the Roman wall across the backbone mountainous where spanned the former Gallic oppidum supported its buttresses and its arcs-boutant she sei gives the appearance of huge spider! Giant!
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  • Nice to see I like a lot every year 😊
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