Angers Tourism

Angers is a city set in the heart of Pays de la Loire region in Western France. Known for its greenery, historical significance and a very-European culture, Angers earned a name for being one of the most desirable places to live in Europe. The city is also famous for its rich art and culture reflected in its museums and educational universities.

For many centuries in the history, Angers has been the historical capital of Anjou having been an important part of the Plantagenet dynasty. In the 1900s, the city was deeply inspired by the urbanization of Paris, (checkout the top things to do in Paris) and thus focused on the development of economy and tourism, thus attracting more settlers. The city now holds a population of more than 147,305.

The beauty of Angers reflects in its half-timbered houses set in perfectly squared streets. So the city’s itineraries don’t just include sightseeing and historical tourist attractions, but also great shopping escapades, rich street-sides and spirited French night life in the clubs.

Apart from the museums, ancient castles and other monuments, the city is particularly unique for its green areas that have been accumulated gradually since the Renaissance period. These green areas include wonderfully cropped kitchen, medicinal and botanical gardens which have been listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Set aside your vacation planners, and indulge yourself in this lively city by shopping at their best spots, munch on their gourmet delights and finally, spend a fun-filled night in the clubs sipping some cocktails.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Angers

  • Know the pollution level of Angers before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 6.25 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Angers for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Angers.

    • Burglary and Theft 15 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 15 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 85 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 20 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 20 (Low)
    • Safety Index 87.57 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 91.82 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 19.83 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.5 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.99 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Angers

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.26 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 96.77 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 89.94 USD

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