In Le Mans and Sarthe, lovers of art and gastronomy will be filled!
Indeed, Le Mans is a talent home as evidenced by the presence of many craftsmen, hatters, decorators, cabinet makers, leather craftsmen, potters, glassblowers, blacksmiths art, that manufacture here in Le Mans or in Sarthe, in the purest tradition of fine craftsmanship. Art pottery from "Bourg-Joly Malicorne" excel in the delicate art of traditional or contemporary art pottery. Celine Robert, hat creator has become an international reference. The Stained Glass Workshop "Vitrail France" or "1... 2... 3 Vitrail " perpetuate the tradition of Le Mans creation and restoration of stained glass. Musicians and collectors discover the workshop "Atelier d'Orphée" specialized in the repair of old or modern wind instruments.
In Sarthe, discover as well a whole terroir, a popular gastronomy and famous far beyond the borders of the department. The hen "Le Mans" and poultry of Loué; rillettes, pork scratchings and other meats from "Maison Prunier" for example; the Sarthe pot "la marmitte sarthoise", the Plantagenet honey, Jasnières wine of the Loire Valley, shortbread biscuits and other La Sablésienne, chocolates and candies as "Bugatties" from Bellanger, Meilleur Ouvrier de France ... Connoisseurs will stop at Olivier Boussart Restaurant "Le Beaulieu", one Michelin star. For an original gourmet break, do not miss "Takayanagi", French Pastry revisited in Japanese. Landmark in Le Mans !