Le Mans

Town west of France, prefecture of Sarthe, it is called red city because of its high number of brick houses. Classified city of art and history, its beautiful Gallo-Roman wall of the third century after J-C makes it unique and features beautiful geometric ornamentation. The Pleiades poet group would be formed here with Pierre de Ronsard, Rabelais and Jacques Pelletier. Its old center is full of interesting sights including St-Julien Cathedral, built between the XI and XV century, many traditional houses, Renaissance and medieval as the home of the Queen Berengaria. This part of the city is known for its use in films cape and sword recently Cyrano de Bergerac, the Hunchback and Molière in 2007.