Angers

Top Attractions

The Castle of Angers

#Visits

Let’s visit the castle of Angers, its unforgettable tapestry of the Apocalypse and wonderful gardens... Situated in the heart of Angers, the Château overlooks the city and its surroundings from its soaring towers. Don’t forget to check the outstanding and famous tapestry of the Apocalypse, which is the oldest of this dimension that remains today. The gardens are amazing. You will find a lot of different plantations, starting with vines and ending with hanging gardens passing by flowers, medicinal plants and dye plants, all of that depending on the seasons. On the top of the ramparts, you will have a breathtaking view of the city.

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Jardin des plantes

#Visits

The Jardin des plantes is a 4 hectares park situated in the heart of the city. It is a perfect place if you enjoy being surrounded by nature to take a walk or just to rest after a long day.

La Réserve

#Restaurants

Situated just few minutes away from the city center and overlooking the Maine river, the castle and the cathedral, La Réserve - hidden on the roof of the theatre - is the ideal place to enjoy the region’s summer nights.

James Joyce

#Bars

The James Joyce is a brasserie during the week from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm and a pub during the evening from Monday to Sunday !.. It is one of the most famous pubs in Angers, known by every student of the city. You have the choice between many sorts of beers, there is even a first floor where you can find spirits such as whiskies and rums. The strength of this pub lies in the atmosphere and the number of different drinks it can offer to you. Whether you like lager or you want a nice rum, whatever your tastes are, you will find something you like. There is also a photo booth inside the pub and a large terrace where you can go even when the weather is rainy ! Why should you go there ? If you want to spend a good time with your friend in the city, during the afternoon or the evening, this is a place you should like. I personally really appreciate the atmosphere thanks to the wooden floors and tables. If it is too crowded inside, I won’t hesitate to go to the terrace to take a breath.

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Espace Anjou

#Shopping

If you want to stroll around shops, especially if the weather isn’t on your side, Espace Anjou might be the place you’re looking for... Espace Anjou is a great mall including about 120 shops and about 15 snacks and restaurants. The shopping center covers 45,000m² and offers a wide category of stores : fashion, health & beauty, food & drinks, home, etc.

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Ralliement et Galeries Lafayette

#Shopping

When the weather is nice, it is always pleasing to walk in the pedestrians streets of the city center and to wander on the Place du Ralliement... The heart of the city center is called Place du Ralliement. Always having a particular short-lived installation the place is continuously evolving. In December, you can enjoy walking around the Christmas market whereas on sunny days you can chill in the ephemeral gardens that are created on a precise theme each year.

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Terra Botanica

#Outings

Terra Botanica is a theme park about plants and biodiversity. The goal of this park is to highlight the area and the town of Angers through botany and horticulture... It is also here to educate the youngest about recycling and respecting the environment. In Angers, the plant-themed amusement park Terra Botanica reveals the secrets of six centuries of history, beginning with King René and his famous floral gardens. Gaze upon the riches of Anjou, the plant capital and the ancestral homeland of multiple cultures, and discover the world through the 275,000 plant species and exceptional collections of orchids, roses, palm trees…

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