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FIA WEC 24 Hours of Le Mans 2021

11 13 Junprovisional
Key Facts, International Travel, and Things to Do

LE MANS 24 WEC 2021 DESTINATION & TOURISM

KEY FACTS, INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL, AND THINGS TO DO

Background

Located at the heart of France, Le Mans is a beautiful medieval city with lots to offer, motor sport fan or not! Crossed by the river Sarthe, this city is steeped in motor sport tradition and with the stunning old town, its own culinary specialties u2013 the rillettes u2013 and remnants of Roman baths and wall, Le Mans offers entertainment, culture and gastronomy for all tastes.

  • Language

    French
  • Currency

    Euro (EUR)
  • Time Zone

    CEST (GMT+0200)

International Travel

Le Mans 24 hour circuit is located on the edge of the city of Le Mans, in the North-West of France. Le Mans Airport serves domestic and short-haul flights. International visitors may find they need to fly into Paris as the nearest hub, located approximately 200km away. There is a TGV connection to Le Mans from Paris, as well as from Nantes, Rennes, Brest, Lille and Marseille.

Accommodation

For more information on where to stay and accommodation, check out our dedicated Accommodation page.

Things to do

Motorsports enthusiasts will not want to miss out on a visit to the u201CMusee des 24 heures du Mansu201D, a museum dedicated to the 24 hour long race hosted in the city every year.

For some peace and quiet before or after the on-track action, the town will enchant with it's stunning architecture, botanical gardens and traditional cafes. There are museums to be found in Musee de la Tesse and e la Reine Berengere, for those who need a cultural fix!

Weather

WEC visits Le Mans in June, when there are pleasant temperatures, although rain has affected races in previous years, so always be prepared!

Provisional Date

The date of this race is based on the provisional calendar. Usually these dates do not change but this cannot be guaranteed until the final calendar is released towards the end of the year. If the date of the race does change, it will not affect the validity of any tickets you purchase for the event. If possible, we recommend booking any accommodation and flights/travel on a flexible basis or waiting until the calendar is confirmed.

For extra peace of mind, you can take out Booking Protection cover at the checkout and receive a refund on your booking including service and delivery fees if the event date changes and you cannot attend on the new date.

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