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10 things you must do in Angers

Angers is a small city in France that is growing more and more and is very attractive to students. Let you surprise and discover in this article all the things to do in Angers.

1- Le Chateau d'Angers

An emblematic monument of the city, the Château d'Angers is the site not to be missed during your visit to the capital of Maine-et-Loire. It is a royal fortress, dating from the XIIIᵉ century, built on a schist promontory and overlooking the Maine River. The imposing edifice has no less than 17 towers and houses sumptuous gardens dotted with vines, hydrangeas, medicinal plants or even roses. But the highlight of a visit to the Château d'Angers is undoubtedly the discovery of the Tapestries of the Apocalypse, a medieval treasure that is exceptional in many ways. It is in fact the most important set of medieval tapestries in the world, no less!

2- Go for a drink in the center of the city

Take a stroll in the city center and sit down in the most popular bars of Angers. Go and enjoy the happy hour at the Tonton Foch or drink a coffee at the Place du Ralliement. If you want to meet people, go and have a drink in the rue St Laud.

3- Stroll in the city

Get lost in the beautiful streets of the Doutre, walk in the center of the city in the middle of the stores, walk to the end of the world where you can enjoy a superb view of Angers.

4- Take a trip to Terra Botanica

North of the city, you will find a great amusement park whose main theme is botanicals. A fun day out with friends.

5- Walk in the Angers parks

Angers is a very green city and many parks welcome you. It is very nice to walk in the parks, to have a picnic or even to go for a jog. Get lost in Pignerolles, the garden of plants, the arboretum or the Balzac park.

6- Going for a swim

Do you want to swim? In Angers you can go swimming in the lakes like the Lac de Maine or the Sablières or in the swimming pool in the superb aquatic complex of Aquavita.

7- Have an aperitif on the banks of the Maine

There is nothing nicer when the sun is shining than going for an aperitif on the banks of the Maine. An appointment prized by the students. Ambiance guaranteed!

8- Go wakeboarding

Want to do a water activity? Go to the wake park of Angers where you can wake in a great property or just have a drink in a very nice place with a very welcoming atmosphere.

9- Go for a walk in the vineyards and do a wine tasting

Take the car and go for a walk in the vineyards followed by a wine tasting ! What to dive into the culture of Anjou.

10- Watch a play at the Grand Theatre of the Place du Ralliement

The theater is beautiful and worth the detour, choose a play and spend a great evening in a place.

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