In the heart of the Loire Valley, Angers is a destination that invites you to enjoy its famous softness of life and a multitude of possibilities, starting with a visit to the emblematicChâteau d'Angers, imposing medieval fortress with 17 defensive towers from which you can enjoy a 360° view of the city! This one houses the Apocalypse Tapestry, the largest collection of medieval tapestries in the world. The old town offers its medieval atmosphere: cobbled streets, half-timbered houses, Saint-Maurice cathedral and monuments in the Gothic Angevin style. To discover with his tour guide from Angers by hand. We come across the Saint-Jean Hospital (11th century) and its Jean-Lurçat Museum, which created the Chant du Monde, a monumental tapestry in response to the Apocalypse Tapestry. Do you have your dose of stones? Rendez-vous at Terra Botanica, a park with exotic trees brought back from the 4 corners of the world by the explorers of yesteryear. Did you know that Angers is the 1st green city in France, according to the 2017 ranking? Enter the butterfly greenhouse, discover the hydrangeas along the river, in a gabarre, fly aboard a hot air balloon to enjoy the landscape to the full. Angers is also the city of Anjou and Loire Valley wines, in the heart of the 3rd French wine-growing region. Initiation and tasting at the Maison des Vins, to discover some nectars among the 27 AOCs of Anjou Saumur. But it is undoubtedly on the banks of the Loire that you will appreciate the sweetness of Angers and its magical charm. And if you doubt it, you will understand why the landscapes of the Loire are part of UNESCO's cultural heritage.

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Terra Botanica fête ses 10 ans et présente à l'occasion ses nouveautés

Located in Angers, Terra Botanica is the only theme park in Europe dedicated to the world of plants. In its 18 hectares of gardens, greenhouses and aquatic areas with various attractions, visitors discover more than 500,000 plants and 5,000 species from all continents. The park located in the heart of Anjou, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, presents various novelties to celebrate this very special date. Starting with its ...

Terra Botanica, premier grand parc à thème à rouvrir en France

Terra Botanica is the only theme park in Europe dedicated to the world of plants. After having closed its doors following the coronavirus crisis and following the latest government announcements concerning phase 2 of the deconfinement, the park is happy to announce its reopening to the public, a special moment as the place celebrates its 10th anniversary in this year 2020. On this occasion, the Angers theme park, which is intended to be both ...

Ouverture du Cabaret équestre OrstellA !

The artists of the new equestrian cabaret OrstellA will enter the stage for the very first performance of a captivating show: "La Vie en Ose". Located in Fontaine-Guérin, between Saumur and Angers, the cabaret was born from the meeting of two show lovers and horses, Alexandra and Arnaud Macé, who reserve for the public a breathtaking show! Indeed, their first creation, "La Vie en Ose", takes the form of a musical comedy, and is composed of ...

La boucle verte est presque achevée pour piétons et vélos...vive le printemps !

The green loop is now almost complete. This lane reserved for bicycles and pedestrians aims to make people discover Angers in a different way, by highlighting the natural environment of Angers, between greenery and waterways. Point from départ  : free, as long as it's on the west bank of Maine... and on Angers. On the one hand, it's Île Saint-Aubin to the north that calls us, when Maine is not too high. We leave without realizing the ...