Angers, a cultural and tourist city
The castle of Angers
Known for its huge fortresses, the castle of Angers has seventeen towers highlighting the passage of Plantagenet.
The tapestry of the Apocalypse is an essential part of your visit. It bears witness to a great historical milestone and is one of the most precious tapestries of European cathedrals.
Stroll through the gardens of the castle, these are the ambition of the dukes of Anjou who wanted the gardens of the castle are the “garden of France”. They are also gardens that have appropriated current issues by advocating a sustainable development approach. Indeed, the castle has several labels that highlight this approach.
The Gallo-Roman traces are still present today in the architectural heritage of Angers. In the Doutre district, you can admire half-timbered houses or cobblestone streets that reflect this medieval era. The museum building Jean Lurçat of the eleventh century is the centerpiece of this testimony of time. Formerly, it was Saint John Hospital.
A tourist town
A territory of water
Angevins rivers allow tourists to enjoy many activities. Rowing, canoeing and swimming are popular sports activities.
The tourist office offers various gourmet cruises to explore the rivers and rivers while enjoying the gastronomy characteristic of Maine et Loire.
The edges of Maine and Loire are ideal places to make beautiful bike rides in a green nature. Enjoy a wide choice of bike paths since the Loire by bike is more than 800 kilometers to go. As a couple, with family or friends, Angers offers itineraries that adapt to your desires!
To shop ladies you will find your happiness at the Atoll, a large ultra-modern shopping center with an unusual architecture in the shape of an ellipse. This shopping center includes major retailers, it offers attractive free services such as electric shuttles and is at the heart of environmental concerns with its certification High Environmental Quality Commercial building in operation.
A green city
Angers is the city of plants where it is good to relax on the banks of the Loire. Besides, did you know? These beautiful landscapes are appreciated around the world and reveal their richness thanks to their inscription in the cultural heritage of UNESCO.
Stroll on the barges that will make you discover all the beauties of the Loire. And to end in the continuity of boating, restore yourself in the waterside cafes while enjoying the delights of fishing Angevin.
The vineyards of Anjou and Saumur is the third wine region of France. If you are a wine lover, follow the Anjou wine and village road. The AOP of Anjou and the white Saumur are the most famous, do not hesitate to stop in the many cellars of this route to sharpen your taste buds. Explore, for example, the vineyard of Layon to taste sweet wines.
This theme park is the first European to be totally devoted to plants. It is a fantastic universe where you will be immediately transported and where emotions will be at the rendezvous. Between dinosaurs, four-dimensional experiences, the butterfly house, it’s an unforgettable family day waiting for you.