Discover the Maine et Loire
Maine et Loire, what makes you think of what? Castles, wines, Angers, … Discover the Maine et Loire in a few words and dive into the different facets of department 49:
Maine et Loire is Angers first and foremost
Angers, prefecture and historic town of Maine et Loire, this is the must-see city not to be missed during your stay in the department: a rich city life with shops, restaurants, the Place du Ralliement where it is good to stroll, the historic castle or the Museum of Fine Arts to visit … Angers is a green city, pleasant, center of a dense economic activity but on a human scale where life is good. You will see, the Angevins are charming and welcoming.
Maine et Loire, intoxicating vineyards
Maine et Loire is full of diverse and varied landscapes. The “sweetness of Angers” by Joachim Du Bellay made it possible today to discover a beauty of the landscapes: from the vineyard or small villages of characters, while passing by the castles and the underground cellars. The vineyards change colors according to the seasons and these grape varieties to offer a multitude of colors to Anjou. Maine et Loire have bucolic and artistic postcards specific to its territory.
Maine et Loire, more than Maine, the Loire
The Loire crosses the department on the one hand and others offering hundreds of kilometers of Bords de Loire to discover on foot, by bike, canoe or even on horseback. The Loire invites you to discover its many facets: the quiet and peaceful Loire for walks Angevin tourist to meet the fauna and flora, or the Loire fast, that the most sporty will face aboard a kayak.