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 prom. 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..
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 ..
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..
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..
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..
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 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.
40 r. 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!
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. 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.