The city of King Rene

Angers, a cultural and touristic city

The architecture
Gallo-Roman traces are still present today in the architectural heritage of Angers. In the Doutre district, you can admire half-timbered houses or cobblestone streets that reflect this medieval era. The building of the Jean Lurçat museum from the 11th century is the masterpiece of this testimony of time. In the past, it was the Saint-Jean hospital.

A territory of water
The rivers of Angers allow tourists to enjoy many activities. Rowing, canoeing and swimming are very popular sports activities.

The tourist office proposes different gourmet cruises to discover the rivers and the rivers while enjoying the gastronomy characteristic of Maine and Loire.

Angers by bike
The banks of the Maine and Loire are ideal places for beautiful bike rides in a green nature. Take advantage of a large choice of cycle tracks since the Loire by bike is more than 800 kilometers to cover. Whether you are a couple, a family or a group of friends, Angers offers itineraries to suit your desires!

For shopping, you will need what you are looking for at the Atoll, a large ultra-modern commercial zone with an unusual elliptical architecture. This commercial zone is home to many major brands, offers attractive free services such as electric shuttles and is at the heart of environmental concerns with its High Environmental Quality certification for commercial buildings in operation.

A green city
Angers is the city of plants where it is good to relax on the banks of the Loire. Did you know that? These beautiful landscapes are appreciated all over the world and reveal their richness thanks to their inscription in the cultural heritage of the UNESCO.

Stroll also on the “gabares” which will make you discover all the beauties of the Loire. And to finish in the continuity of nautical activities, eat in the guinguettes at the water’s edge while tasting the delights of the Angevine fishing.

The vineyards
The vineyards of Anjou and Saumur are the third largest wine-producing region in France. If you are a wine lover, follow the road of wines and villages of Anjou. The AOP of Anjou and the white Saumur are the most famous, do not hesitate to stop in the numerous cellars of this route to sharpen your taste buds. Explore, for example, the Layon vineyard to taste sweet wines.

Terra botanica
This theme park is the first in Europe to be totally dedicated to plants. It is a fantastic universe where you will be immediately transported and where emotions will be at the rendez-vous. Between dinosaurs, four dimensional experiences, the buttery greenhouse, it is an unforgettable family day that awaits you.