Whether you are coming to Le Mans for the Moto GP, or the 24 hours moto, the Hotel de France is the perfect base for your motor cycling holiday. Situated just 40 km from Le Mans, the quiet traffic free roads in the area offer some superb riding, with sweeping bends, rolling hills and long straights. Once you arrive at the hotel we can provide secure covered parking for your motor cycle.
Enjoy a drink on our sun drenched terrace or inside in the comfort of our newly refurbished bar and take in the Le Mans 24 hour history displayed on the walls, which features the cars, race teams and drivers that have stayed at the hotel over the years. Every petrol heads dream bar!
Why not extend your break after the race weekend and stay in one of our recently refurbished chic and luxurious rooms and enjoy a comfortable night’s sleep. Take breakfast in our brasserie before going out to ride one of our specially prepared routes. These will to take you to the best spots in the Loir region, and beyond to the LoireValley, from beautiful riverside villages to historic châteaux, via some of the best riding roads the area has to offer.
The Hotel de France also offers dedicated motor cycling holidays with carefully thought out itineraries.
Motoring Cycling holidays at Hotel de France – example itinerary:
Ride your motor cycles onto the Portsmouth to Caen overnight ferry, where we have reserved your comfortable onboard accommodation at special preferential rates.
Day 1 – Arrival and welcome drink at the hotel, enjoy a late lunch in our brasserie, and either relax in your room or explore the charming town of La Chartre-sur-Le-Loir before dinner in our restaurant.
Day 2 – Following a delicious breakfast at the hotel we suggest the ‘châteaux route’, which will take you to the many historic châteaux in the Loir and beyond, via the quiet roads of the region, have lunch at a pre-booked restaurant, before returning to the hotel for dinner.
Day 2 – Today you may wish to have a day off from your motor cycle. Allow us to take you on a wine tour, or swap two wheels for four and we will take you go-karting, just one of the many nearby activities available. Alternatively relax by the hotels riverside swimming pool.
Day 4 – Head north to Le Mans. Trace a lap of the famous Le Mans 24 Hours racing circuit on those parts available to the public. You can then enjoy a visit to the superb circuit museum where we can arrange a guided tour if you wish. Then head into the Le Mans centre for lunch and a chance to look around the historic centre ‘cite plantagenet’ which some say is one of the best kept secrets in France. Return to the hotel for an aperitif before dinner in the restaurant.
Day 5 – Enjoy breakfast before farewells and photo opportunities in front of the hotel. Depart for home.
Telephone 0033 (0) 243 44 40 16 to discuss your requirements with our friendly and professional staff.
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