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La Nuit des Chimeres

Le Mans, France
+33 2 43 28 17 22
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Wonderful experience!

This was a must-see after our first experience of the video-mapping technique during the Madness... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2012
Wow, wow and wow!!

We have travelled to many places but have never seen anything like this. It was fantastic: a light... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2012
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Le Mans, France
+33 2 43 28 17 22
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Reviewed 6 August 2012

This was a must-see after our first experience of the video-mapping technique during the Madness part of the Jubilee Concert. ('Our House', etc.) Start at the East end of the cathedral (easy parking) and move at leisure around the various scenes. If you're not a...More

2  Thank jayartibee
Reviewed 9 July 2012

We have travelled to many places but have never seen anything like this. It was fantastic: a light show with life sized people and dragons and all sorts moving about on the castle walls, the cathedral walls - in fact in 7 different locations. I...More

Thank Trisha49
Reviewed 30 August 2011

If you see this, bring a good camera to capture the beauty of this light show. I liked the one from the back of the Cathédrale St-Julien more than the one at the front.

1  Thank FoodieT
Reviewed 18 August 2011

In July and August (please check exact dates) after 9.00pm, Le Mans hosts a fabulous free son et lumiere (sound and light) show on its historic Plantagenet walls. Wander around with the locals and marvel at the ever-changing parade of mythological beasts projected on the...More

3  Thank Farehamvoyager
Reviewed 17 December 2010

Impossible to describe. We went in December and suspect we might not have seen some of the sites (only in Summer perhaps), but the Cathedral Fountain steps and above all medieval Angel musicians on the West Facade were wonderful.

4  Thank SouthWalesPeter
Reviewed 15 May 2010

I have seen many sound and light shows, from Blois castle to Egypt and the Parthenon but the sound and light production of Le Mans tops them all. Five nights a week, from end of June until end of August, and the first three weekends...More

7  Thank Lorka
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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.