The region is easily reached in a few hours from many Channel crossing ferries: The Normandy ports of Caen, Le Havre & Dieppe offer the shortest drives, with Roscoff, St. Malo, Cherbourg & Calais a little further.

Le Mans is the centre of a 5 branch star motorway connection: Paris is 205km by the A11, Rouen at 210km via the A28, Rennes at 161km by the A81 and the N12, Nantes at 183km by the A11, Tours at 97km & Bordeaux at 425km par A28 and A10 motorways (access to Tours, Tours Airport & the Loire Valley is faster via backroad D29).

International airports are just 45 minutes drive away at Tours (Ryan Air), 1hr 20 mins at Poitiers, 1hr 40 mins at Rennes (flybe) & Paris Orly 2hrs & Paris CDG 2.5hrs.

The Eurostar connects London to Paris in 2hrs15 with onward high speed train (TGV) link to Le Mans taking 1hr.

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The Gare du Mans is the main railway station of Le Mans. It takes 1 hour to reach Paris by TGV high speed train. Also Le Mans has a new tramway system - called the metropole making getting around the city very easy.

Travelling to us:

We are located 33km south of the city centre of Le Mans & 68km north of the city of Tours (International Airport). We are located a very direct 10 mins drive from the A28 motorway; only 2hrs drive from the Normandy coast and ports of Caen, 2½ from Le Havre & Dieppe, 3½ from Cherbourg and 4 hrs from Roscoff and a 2 hrs drive from Paris (but allow for traffic !).

The Local airports are at Tours 45 mins, Angers 1 hrs & Rennes 1½ drive.

The TGV train from Paris Montparnasse to Le Mans takes 54 mins for those travelling by Euro Star or flying into any Paris Airports.

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"Les Contensières", 72150
Route du Grand-Lucé, Saint-Vincent-du-Lorouër, Pays de la Loire, 72150, France

Tel: +33 (0)2 43 79 55 37

email: info@lemansholidays.com

GPS Coordinates:
Lat: 47:50:16N (47.83764)
Lon: 0:28:45E (0.47928)

Plan your trip in detail with the aid of this interactive map to the french motorways

Local directions by car: 

Exit at Junction 24 (Parigne L'Eveque) of the A28 Motorway. Turn south onto the D304 sign posted 'La Chartre-sur-Loir'. Remain on this road until you reach the town of 'Le Grand-Luce' in 10 mins. Continue on the D304 and bi-pass the town centre. You will pass a supermarket & petrol station on your right. After 2km turn right at the white & red bollard marking the junction. The property is sign posted 'Les Contensieres'. Follow the private road up through the woodland, you are on the private road to your destination.

If you require groceries the local supermarket is at Le Grand-Luce open: 9-12pm and 2.30-7.15pm.

We are located in North-West France, a region called the Pays de la Loire, between the cities of Le Mans & Tours.

We are within easy access from all major transport links via car, train, ferry & plane. So whether you're looking for a holiday, an ideal stop-over-point, or coming for the racing then come and relax to your heart’s content at this wonderful spot.

We are 15 minute drive from the Bugatti racetrack, 20 mins form the city centre of Le Mans. In 40 minutes you can drive south to traverse the mighty Loire River at the city of Tours, and all the attractions of the 'Loire Valley'.






Glamping: Glamps come furnished with real beds, rugs, cushions, table & woodburner (BBQ). Coming soon!

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