Les 24H Vélo Shimano, cycling competition

Le Mans
Loire Valley
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Sporting Events
Event - Les 24H Vélo Shimano, cycling competition
A prestigious challenge.

And they're off, for a whole day and night! Once again, the 24 hour cycling race will be held at the Bugatti circuit in Le Mans, a serious challenge that will delight cycling enthusiasts. This event will bring together cyclists and fans, and those curious about this unique event on the famous circuit that has hosted so many of the world's top racing drivers over the years.

Competitors will include solo riders, pairs, teams of 4, 6 and 8, both licensed and unlicensed. Come and watch this endurance race and experience the unforgettable atmosphere of Le Mans! 

Nearby attractions

A great place for car enthusiasts, the Le Mans 24 hour race museum holds over 120 cars, including past race cars from big names such as Bugatti, Ferrari and Porsche.

This gorgeous royal palace was the childhood home of King Henry II and where Queen Berengaria stayed after the death of her husband, Richard the Lionheart.

There are several gardens throughout the city, but if you only visit one, it should be the botanical paradise of the Jardin des Plantes. Covering 8 hectares, the garden was created in the 19th century and is split into a...

Around 50 buildings and monuments are now lit up to illuminate the beautiful heritage sites of the city of Le Mans. The centrepiece of the trail is the Nuit de Chimères, the 'Night of Dreams', a spectacular giant wall...

Places to visit nearby

Le Mans in Pays de la Loire is a modern city with a diverse heritage.

Tours in the Loire Valley is a modern city with a history dating back to the Romans that is famous for its architecture, wines and markets.

Laval in Western Loire is a pretty town on the Mayenne river where a charming château sits on a rocky outcrop, and some remarkably well-preserved Gallo-Roman baths can be found nearby.

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