Angers and its surroundings
Angers, the city where life is good, capital of Anjou, a historical and cultural region renowned for its vineyards and castles.
Offering numerous cultural and tourist activities in an environment that gives great importance to plants.
- Terra Botanica
- Museum of Fine Arts
- Le Quai (CNDC)
- Les Folies Angevines (Café-spectacles)
- Aquavita (5000 m2 of games and water sports)
- Iceparc (Angevine ice rink)
The castle of Angers
In the heart of the imposing fortress, discover the gardens and the tapestries of the Apocalypse.
More than 6000 years of history. At one time the count’s palace of an English dynasty, an impregnable fortress of the kingdom of France, the iconic residence of the famous King René, a prison castle… The castle of Angers dominates the city from its rocky spur occupied by man since the Neolithic period!
A unique masterpiece in the world. A true medieval comic book commissioned in 1375 by Duke Louis I, the Tapestry of the Apocalypse is a treasure unique in the world due to its size, age, and stylistic and technical virtuosity.
Remarkable gardens. King René’s garden, gardens of roses or hydrangeas in Anjou… History and innovation are combined here in a sustainable development approach. From the top of the ramparts, enjoy a unique view of the city.
- Festival des Premiers Plans (January)
- Festival d’Anjou (June)
- Festival Tempo Rives is an annual French music festival (summer)
- Anjou Vélo Vintage (August)
- Les Accroches Coeurs (September)
Gardens and parks
800m from the flat, discover the Mail garden. This 18th century botanical garden, populated with various species, was then laid out with streams, paths and statues in magnificent colours in a very calm environment where great serenity reigns.
The Jardin des Plantes, an English-style garden of 4 hectares in the heart of the city, welcomes you all year round.
The Terra Botanica park, located in the Les Hauts de Saint-Aubin district, is oriented towards the world of plants and biodiversity.
The Loire Valley
On the banks of the Loire River lies a green region, renowned for its famous châteaux. Visiting the Centre Val-de-Loire undeniably includes discovering this fascinating architectural heritage. Wine tasting, strolling through historic towns or walking in the countryside.