Things to see and do - Angers
Unmissable tourist sites
Angers Travel guide
Angers : Michelin's recommendations
Stronghold of the Plantagenêt dynasty and later a flourishing Renaissance city, Angers retains some of the colossal walls of its medieval fortress dating from the time of King René of Anjou, and the extraordinary Apocalypse Tapestry… plus an amazing array of parks and public gardens! Végépolys, a plant research centre of international renown, was opened here in 2005.
Tourist attractions Angers : Things to see and do
2 2 Promenade du Bout du Monde F - 49000 Angers
Displayed in Angers Castle, the Apocalypse Tapestry is believed to have been created between 1373 and 1383. Originally 133m long and 6m high, it was composed of 6 sections, each comprising a figure seated on a dais looking onto two cycles of 7 scenes..
2 prom. du Bout-du-Monde F - 49000 Angers
Started in 1231 by Blanche de Castille, regent and mother of St Louis, this is a fine example of medieval architecture, covering 25 000m2 within its ramparts (bordered by a dry moat or the cliff edge) which links 17 towers. In a purpose-built gallery..
14 r. du Musée F - 49100 Angers
The museum has laid out a Histoire d'Angers route which permits visitors to trace the town's development from the Neolithic to the present through its collection of art and archaeology, maps, photographs and portraits (including the cabinet d'arts gr..
1, Boulevard Maréchal Foch F - 49100 Angers
Prix Prices from : 69 €
Housed in an authentic 19th-century building, the Best Western Hôtel d'Anjou provides comfortable, elegant accommodation in the heart of Angers, close to the train station and business centre. Guest rooms combine traditional features with modern com..
21, boulevard du Maréchal Foch F - 49000 Angers
Prix Prices from : 90 €
18 Boulevard Foch F - 49100 ANGERS
In the heart of Angers, a short walk from the Castle and the Conference Centre this four star hotel offers modern rooms with high quality facilities. Easily accessed from the mainline railway station and right opposite the tramway stop, the hotel is..
1 bd Mar. -Foch F - 49000 Angers
The Salamandre proposes a traditional menu, served in a François I decor of frescoes, exposed ceiling beams and not forgetting... salamanders!
40 r. David-d'Angers F - 49100 Angers
Behind the deep red façade you will find a compact bistro dining area with tightly packed tables and a friendly atmosphere. On the menu there are lovely French classics and a handful of 'canaille' bistro-style dishes. These are created by a chef whos..
18 quai des Carmes F - 49100 Angers
In this 19C former private house a daring chef prepares inventive and original dishes for the adventurous palate. Impeccable decor, located facing the River Maine and the château. Both the decor and the cuisine are contemporary in style in this aptly..
9 pl. du Ralliement F - 49000 Angers
Designer furniture, filtered lighting and background music: a lounge ambience prevails at Provence Caffé. Southern-inspired dishes (spices, fish, Mediterranean touches etc) are served.
5 r. des Deux-Haies F - 49000 Angers
Chez Rémi opened its doors in late 2013, in this pedestrian street near the Place du Ralliement. The concept is still the same: people come to enjoy the good seasonal dishes written up on the board in a pleasant bistro setting. Everything is homemade..
9 r. Max-Richard F - 49000 Angers
A modern loft-style restaurant with simple, clean lines. In the kitchen the chef uses high quality ingredients combined with simplicity and precision, while the sommelier, his wife, suggests the perfect wine to accompany your meal.
9 r. Baudrière F - 49000 Angers
This 'wine restaurant' puts the Loire Valley in the limelight with wines from small local producers. A daily specials board is chalked up by the chef according to what is available at the market. Once prepared, the ingredients taste just like they ar..