La Tapisserie - Tenture de l'Apocalypse

Guided visit of the exceptional Tapestry of the Apocalypse

in Angers

  • At 103 metres in length, this amazing set of 6 large pieces of tapestry were commissioned in the late 14th century by the Duke of Anjou. It is the largest medieval tapestry in the world and renowned for the quality of its designs and the preservation of its dramatic colouring.

    It tells the story of the vision of St. John's 'The Apocalypse' and it provides a revealing insight into life during the Middle Ages.

    Presented in a dedicated gallery within the walls of the great castle of Angers,...

    At 103 metres in length, this amazing set of 6 large pieces of tapestry were commissioned in the late 14th century by the Duke of Anjou. It is the largest medieval tapestry in the world and renowned for the quality of its designs and the preservation of its dramatic colouring.

    It tells the story of the vision of St. John's 'The Apocalypse' and it provides a revealing insight into life during the Middle Ages.

    Presented in a dedicated gallery within the walls of the great castle of Angers, this truly is a remarkable and unforgettable exhibition.