Sightseeing route in Angers

Angers

【City description】

This city was the capital of the duchy of the Angers family. We can find their life in the castle. The most popular sightseeing spot is the tapestry of 130 m which is displayed in the castle. The cathedral on a hill is impressing. The dessert named Cremet d’Anjou is famous.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★★☆

【Time required】

 4 h

【Budget】

 19 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★★☆☆

【Sightseeing route】



【Start】

①Angers Saint-Laud station

Gare d’Angers Saint-Laud

★Go to Gare St and turn right at a roundabout. When you arrive at Roi René Boulevard, pass it and enter a park. It takes 15 minutes.



②Art Museum

Musée des Beaux-Arts d’Angers

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 6 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – 6 pm

Close: Monday

★Return to the park and turn right to go to an abbey.



③Toussaint Abbey – David of Angers Gallery

Abbaye Toussaint – Galerie David d’Angers

Time required: 40 min / Admission fee: 4 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – 6 pm

Close: Monday

★Go down Toussaint St in front of the abbey for 5 minutes.



④Tourist Information Center

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Continue to go down the street and turn right to visit a castle. It takes 5 minutes.



⑤Angers Castle

Château d’Angers

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 9 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – 5 h 30 pm (9 h 30 am – 6 pm between April and September)

Close: 1/1, 5/1, 11/1, 11/11, 12/25

★Go to Saint-Aignan St and turn right when you arrive at stairs. It takes 10 minutes.



⑥St-Maurice Cathedral

Cathédral St-Maurice

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 8 am – 8 pm

Close: No

★Go to the street beside the cathedral. When you arrive at Sainte-Croix Square, look at a house on the left hand.



⑦Adam’s house (it’s not accessible in the interior)

Maison d’Adam

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★You’ll walk in the center street. Go to Saint-Aubin St and turn left at the first crossroad. Then, go to Franklin Roosevelt St. When you arrive at Raillement Square, go to Alsace St. When you arrive at Maréchal Foch Boulevard, turn right and walk with the rail of tramway. If you go straight, you can arrive at the station. It takes 30 minutes by walk.



【Goal】

Angers Saint-Laud station

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