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Amazing has to be viewed at night !!

We came across this night by accident, it was so good , we took a little train across le Mans and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Fantastic light show

The cathedral is lit up at night in an amazing display which tells stories from the past. Its quite... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Andy E
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came across this night by accident, it was so good , we took a little train across le Mans and all the building were lit up with holograms and a story, the kids and i loved it, really spectacular ! highly recommended

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Reviewed 24 September 2018

The cathedral is lit up at night in an amazing display which tells stories from the past. Its quite mesmerising and very well done. Other locations around the city are also lit up so you often turn a corner to find a building lit with...More

Thank Andy E
Reviewed 16 September 2018

In summer nights the cathedral and some other historic places are illuminated by colorful projections of animations. Not unique, because the same is being done in other French cities, but still worth seeing

Thank LiciniusCrassus
Reviewed 9 September 2018

In Nuit des Chimeres stories and tales of Medieval life are projected onto the sides of medieval houses and walls. Endlessly fascinating.

Thank sol500
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

The idea and execution behind this light show is fantastic. The major parts of le mans are lit up with great displays. The places involved are easy to find. Must see when in the area.

Thank danimack21
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic light show and walking round around the city walls and cathedral, with each section of the show telling a story. Made a really enjoyable evening walk. Needs a couple of hours to see everything.

Thank Andy A
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a stopover just for the light show in this beautiful old city... let alone the Roman wall and 24 hour museum

Thank JuliaNorthampton_UK
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We greatly enjoyed the La Nuit des Chimeres while on a short break to the city The projections are very good well thought out and represent public (& free) art at its very best The ambience walking around at night is was lovely

Thank PeterC1969
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The cathedral was lit to recreate the original colours on the north doorway, the whole east end of the cathedral was used to depict Jacob's ladder, the descent to hell, really effective against the night sky.In a local square the lights resembled people walking about...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

It was unbelievable to see such a amazing show. It was so well done and found it was a great thing to see.

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2 August 2016|
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Response from Laurawheelerr | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Sorry I just saw this! You do not need to buy tickets and can get a map from the tourist office! I hope you do/did go! Its amazing! Xxx
28 June 2016|
Response from Catherine G | Reviewed this property |
First WE of July I believe.