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 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 promenade du Bout-du-Monde F - 49100 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..
place Ste-Croix F - 49000 Angers
Lop-sided and gutted, this 16C house with wood-panels and pillars decorated with many sculpted characters, is believed to take its name from the apple tree which seems to prop up the angled turret and which previously bore two statues of Adam and Eve..
14 Rue Louis De Romain F - 49100 Angers
The 3-star Hotel Continental is centrally located in the heart of Angers in a quiet street. It is a certified eco-friendly, quality hotel with free Wi-Fi access. Rooms are comfortable and non-smoking and feature a contemporary design. They are all s..
21, boulevard du Maréchal Foch F - 49000 Angers
21, Foch Châteaux & Hôtels Collection is located at heart of the centre of Angers. Set in a 19th-century building, this elegant hotel is decorated in white and grey tones and includes a large living room. Accessed by a lift, the refined guest rooms ..
3, Rue Chateau gontier F - 49100 Angers
This hotel is located in the heart of the city of Angers, 10 minutes' walk from the train station and the congress centre. Guests have free Wi-Fi access. The rooms feature a modern décor and include flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. They offe..
40 rue David-d'Angers F - 49100 Angers
Behind the carmine-red façade you will discover a small bistro interior with tightly packed tables and a friendly atmosphere. On the menu are fine French classics and a few simple bistro dishes. Excellent value for money!
21 bd du Mar.-Foch F - 49000 Angers
Next to the tramway route, this former townhouse (1850) is on track towards modernity. It has new owners at the helm and has been turned into an ultra contemporary hotel. It is tastefully decorated and very comfortable. A place to discover.
9 rue 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..
1 boulevard du Maréchal-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!
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.
7 bis boulevard Maréchal-Foch 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..