The Touring Hotel, located in the village of Saint-Leonard-des-Bois, is an ideal touring base. The region has great natural beauty, with a landscape dotted with forests, stud farms and fine chateaux.
It is a paradise for outdoor pursuits such as horse riding, rambling, golf and fishing.
Close by is Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei, recognised to be one of the prettiest villages in France, while Alencon the home of traditional lace-making is only a short drive away.
Le Mans, capital of the region, is famous not just for its annual motor race but also for having one of the best medieval town centres in France. Further afield is Bayeux home of the historical tapestry and the apple and pear growing region of Calvados.