A magical Christmas in the Sarthe

A magical Christmas in the Sarthe

With its bucolic setting, deep forests, ancient villages and gently flowing rivers, the Sarthe provides the perfect setting for Christmas! Prepare for the holidays with a break in the heart of the countryside around Le Mans at the Hotel Le Mans Country Club and discover all the activities offered by the surrounding villages. From Christmas tales for the little ones to traditional markets that delight foodies, there is certainly no shortage of fun things to do!


The villages at Christmas market time

From the beginning of December, Christmas markets flourish in the Sarthe. To your delight, you will find the stalls of artisans filled with original gifts as well as stalls piled high with gourmet delights from local producers. Chocolates, confectionery and other Christmas delicacies, but also charcuteries and cheeses will help you complete your festive menus and tempt you to join in with impromptu tasting sessions. And, of course, to warm you up on the spot, there will be plenty of mulled wine and hot chocolate. On the weekend of December 10th, head to Fercé-sur-Sarthe for the school student concert and to see Father Christmas, check out Gréez-sur-Roc or Précigné. From December 17th, don’t miss the markets at Ferté-Saint-Bernard, with its many activities, and Cherre-Au with its 60 stalls, its rides and its menu based around grilled pig.


Entertainment for all ages

In addition to the traditional Christmas markets and illuminations, the Sarthe offers exceptional entertainment during the festive period. The little ones can gather at the Fresnay-sur-Sarthe media library to listen to Christmas stories. In Beillé, you can take a ride on the old railcar. Your journey will take you to Tuffé for an enchanting encounter with Father Christmas. He will accompany you to Beillé station to share a convivial snack with you.


From fun in Le Mans to the varied programme offered by the Sarthe villages, your Hotel Le Mans Country Club invites you to spend a magical festive season. During your stay, our team will tell you all you need to about the region’s traditional Christmas markets and the local events not to be missed.    


Discover all the end-of-year celebrations here

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Hotel le Mans Country Club, a 4 star hotel - restaurant located at 15 minutes from Mans

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