On a visit to Angers you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Angers. These places are what Angers is all about. These must see places in Angers will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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2 Promenade du Bout du Monde, 49100 Angers, France
09:30 am - 06:30 pm
Situated in the Loire valley overlooking the river Maine, the castle was once the court of Rene (the count) of Anjou. Founded by the counts of Anjou way back in the 9th Century, the current structure is as a result of expansion in the 13th century, wherein in the castle was fortified because of its important defensive location. It is probably becau...
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49170 Saint-Georges-sur-Loire, France
09:45 am - 05:15 pm
15 kms west of Angers, this is probably one of the best furnished Chateaus in Angers. Originally built on the lines of a medieval fortress, its 14th Century owners, the Brie family, undertook the task of modernizing the interiors.
The exquisite furnishings and fabulous collections of paintings, tapestries and books is not something that you come ac...
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4 Rue Saint-Christophe, 49100 Angers, France
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
Originally built in between 11th-16th century, this cathedral is the main Roman Catholic Church in Angers. A magnificent amalgamation of Gothic and Romanesque architecture, this cathedral is more than a place of worship:
Descriptive and rich image transepts in the form of stain glass windows.
Carvings inspired by the royal portal of the Chartres C...
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Parc des Sablieres, 49000 Écouflant, France
01:00 pm - 07:00 pm
A great nature part that offers a variety of exciting activities for children and adults alike. With 5 different levels of fitness difficulty, one could choose between the red, blue or the green track to test their skills. All activities are safe and monitored closely by life-guards. Activities at the park include:
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4 Boulevard Arago, 49100 Angers, France
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Museum Lucrattoday is a hospital complex housing some exclusive series of tapestries by the famous French artist Jean Lurçat. Jean Lurçat born 1st July 1892 played a pivotal role in the revival of contemporary tapestry. The very first tapestries made by him date back to as early as 1917. Formerly an orphanage, it was renovated later a...
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14 Rue du Musée, 49100 Angers, France
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Spread over 7,000 square meters, lookout for the oldest building in the Toussaint complex and voila you come face to face with the Museum of Fine Arts! The museum had been declared as the best Art Museum in western France and therefore it is a must to visit this place when you are in Angers. The Museum is actually a private mansion housing a large ...
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49460 Angers, France
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This medieval castle is right out of a fairy-tale, not a surprise that it has been the location for many films. With a romantic backdrop, this 500 years old castle is yet maintained to its former glory:
Explore the castle’s original defense system.
Wide moat around the castle.
Four drawbridges, still functional.
Luxurious and stately apartme...
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Boulevard des Bretonnieres | Saint Barthelemyd'Anjou, Angers, France
11:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Carre distillery takes you on a fascinating through the history and production of the famous liqueur Cointreau. Founded in 1849, the guided tour is all about more than 160 years of Cointreau history. You experience:
The branding and marketing history behind the success of the liqueur.
The ways in which the Cointreau is flavored with subtle aro...
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23 Rue Saint-Martin, 49000 Angers, France
01:00 pm - 06:00 pm
A principal Gothic monument in this region, this church functioned as a collegiate Church in the past. The structure is not only admired for its grand architecture but also for the variousconcerts and exhibitions that are held here currently. Absorb in:
The magnificent sculptures.
The archaeological excavations
Baroque organ case.
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31 Bis Rue Toussaint, 49100 Angers, France
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The original construction built in the 11th century was to provide the poor with a chapel and a burial cemetery. In the 13th century it was transformed to the Abbey Toussaint by the disciples of Saint Augustin. Unfortunately, after the revolution the parish was confiscated by the army and it fell into ruins. The abbey was accidentally discovered in...
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Rue Boreau, 49100 Angers, France
08:00 am - 08:00 pm
Angers’ famous botanical garden that has been designed and landscaped by Edouard André. Take a romantic walk through the myriad of seasonal beauties and past the age old Elm Tree, amidst the man-made waterfalls and grand statues. Along with a small aviary and animal enclosure the botanical garden boasts of a variety of flora for every ...
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2 Rue de Bretagne, 49770 PlessisMacé (Le), France
01:30 pm - 06:00 pm
Built in the 12th century, the castle was reconstructed in the 15th century by Louis de Beaumont once the 100 year war came to an end. Located 10 kilometer north of Angers in the town of Plessis-Mace, the castle was built right at the start of Renaissance. With four looming turrets built by the favorite chamberlain of King Louis XI, and artisticall...
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7, place du president Kennedy, 49051 Angers, France
10:00 am - 06:30 pm
The little train journey is an exciting way to explore the history of Angers. The 40 minute journey is an overview of the city with an audio description touching upon all the important spots in the area. What is more, the ride is free if it is your birthday (valid ID required)! So get into that train and checkout the city highlights!