Angers, capital of the Anjou, is located directly on the valley of the Loire. The city and the surrounding area surprise the visitor with extraordinary historical monuments, such as the Château d’Angers, and art treasures as well as a great quality of life. Medieval castles, charming Renaissance castles, fine gastronomy, famous vineyards… Angers is one of the most beautiful treasures of the French way of life.
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As a Ville d’art et d’Histoire (City of Art and History), Angers is a typical city of the Loire Valley, which invites you to take a walk from its castle with its 17 towers to the dynamic city center. Welcome to Angers! A perfect symbiosis of cultural tourism and lifestyle awaits you here.
Angers, a city of cultural tourism
The Castle of Angers with its 17 impressive towers offers a magnificent view of the Maine. Inside, admire the “Tenture de l’Apocalypse”, the largest tapestry of the Middle Ages depicting the cycle of the Apocalypse (106 m).
The art of tapestries is also honored in the well-known Musée Jean Lurçat et de la tapisserie contemporaine (Museum Jean Lurçat and Museum of Modern Tapestry). Located in the La Doutre district, the museum was set up in the former Saint-Jean Hospital, a Gothic architectural ensemble of the 12th century, and has one of the most important tapestry collections in the world.
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