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Angers Map, France

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Angers Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Angers with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Angers useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Angers!

Angers Travel Guide

The quarries of slate that surround the city and built most rooftops in Angers give it the nickname “the black city”, as it is known in most Angers travel guides. This has been supporting the economy for a very long time but there are also other peculiarities which give Angers its income. Edouard Cointreau, an Angers native, was the first to distill liqueur out of oranges and the recipe for the Cointreau liqueur... read more

Angers History

Angers played a crucial role during the religious wars of the 16th century. Prominent cities like Paris were going through difficult times as members of the Protestant Reformed Church Of France, better known as Huguenots, were being massacred by Catholics in great numbers. Since, Angers was already a stronghold of the Huguenots by 1585, the French King, Henry IV, arrived in Angers in 1598 to sign the Edict of Nantes.... read more

Angers Sightseeing

Musée des Beaux-Arts, the other cultural address of Angers city, has works of Raphael, Ingres, Murillo, Philippe de Champaigne, Chardin, Boucher, Corot and Ribera. The 15th century mansion, Logis Barrault, which houses the museum has historical significance as well; Mary, Queen of Scots, and Catherine de Médicis can be named among its famous residents. read more

Angers Nightlife

While L’Bolero (at 38 rue St-Laud) is particularly popular with singles, L'Ecu de Bretagne, at 8 place Vigan, welcomes people of all age-groups. Another good place to go out dancing is L’Metro (at Les Grandes Noues); they even have their own bus-service. Disco L’Plage is at 6 Rue Louis Romain and here you do not have any entry fees. read more

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