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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 History

King Philippe II of France conquered the city in 1204 and Angers ceased to be a part of the Angevin Empire, instead it was included in the French territory. This was the beginning of the extended period of prosperity in Anger’s history, which Angers experienced through the following centuries, especially the 14th and 15th centuries. (Angers’ first university was established by the 14th century). read more

Angers Sightseeing

The biggest cultural lure of Angers city is certainly the Lurcat Museum (locally known as Musée Jean Lurçat), which showcases the works of the famous painter Jean Lurçat. Jean Lurçat is credited with the honor of reviving the art of tapestry and the museum displays a cycle of 10 tapestries. The building housing the museum is the 12th century built Saint-Jean Hospital (which was commissioned by the Plantagenet King,... read more

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 Nightlife

The city’s Salsa bars also deserve a special mention. The fun-factor at these bars is that you can actually join in. While some, like Soft Bar on Rue Bressigny, have expert dancers doing the dance-shows others like Casa de Cuba on Boulevard Foch even give free Salsa lessons. read more

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