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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 scen..
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..
place du Ralliement F - 49000 Angers
With its busy retail activity, theatre and restaurants, this is very much the throbbing heart of the town.
3, Rue Chateau gontier F - 49100 Angers
Prix Prices from : 55 €
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..
25, Rue des Lices F - 49100 Angers
This hotel is located in Angers city centre, 400 metres from the train station and a 5-minute from the castle. It offers simply decorated rooms with LCD TV and telephone. All of the rooms at Hotel Des Lices-Angers feature a private bathroom and a de..
8, Rue des Ursules F - 49100 Angers
The Hotel Du Mail is located in a calm street behind the city hall, only 100 meters from the centre of Angers. It offers free Wi-Fi access. The modern rooms at the Hotel Du Mail feature flat-screen TVs with Canal+, Canal Satellite and TNT. A range ..
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!
9 r. Baudrière F - 49000 Angers
This impressive little restaurant is run by two young partners, one a great chef with a respect for tradition, the other a sommelier of wine-growing stock. An excellent team.
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.
9 r. de la Gare F - 49100 Angers
This elegant spot has a welcoming ambience and serves traditional cuisine. The decor includes banquettes, mosaic flooring, and attractive wall paintings with a fine wine and good living theme.
7 bis bd Mar. -Foch F - 49000 Angers
This long bistro, panelled in wood like the hold of a boat, is ideal for groups. The chef works in full view in his open-plan kitchen preparing a range of tasty dishes based on fresh, often organic produce.
21 r. Delaâge F - 49000 Angers
This cosy restaurant is named after a famous local dessert. It is known for its friendly atmosphere and hearty, traditional fare based on local farm produce and homemade specialities.