Other gems around Angers

The towns around Angers not to be missed

Aerial view of the château, its moat and the surrounding landscapes

Angers and its surroundings have so many stories to tell and experiences to share with you! Unique sites and landscapes are waiting to be explored, off the beaten track.

Here is an anthology of sites and activities also worth a detour around Angers:

  • Immerse yourself in a cinema setting at Château du Plessis-Bourré. A green backdrop north of Angers.
  • Hit a few balls and enjoy the great outdoors at Château de la Perrière golf course.
  • Stroll among the gleaming stills of Maison Cointreau.
  • Young or old, you’ll love this ancestor of the fortified château: the moated Château.
  • Cool off on the shores of Lake Maine, where swimmers, joggers, cyclists and birds rub shoulders on the edge of the city centre.
  • Surprise yourself with the grandeur of Château de Brissac with its evocative nickname: the “Giant of the Loire Valley”.
  • Memorable experiences guaranteed at Terra Botanica, Europe’s first plant park.
  • French garden and an undergrowth atmosphere share the spotlight in Pignerolle Park.
  • Heritage lovers or simply curious, come and admire the 12,000 books in Château de Serrant’s library.
  • Discover the secrets of making Mint Pastille in Giffard.


To discover several must-see tourist sites in our destination, book your Angers City Pass 24, 48 or 72 hours online. It’s great value and valid throughout the Destination Angers region.

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