DOMAINE NATIONAL DU CHÂTEAU D’ANGERS

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Discover one of the best-preserved medieval fortresses in France. Angers castle with its emblematic 800m of castellated enclosure looks as if it is a natural extension of the rocky promontory sitting high above the river Maine. No matter how you approach it, from the river or down one of the ancient cobbled streets, the long windowless walls are accentuated by duotone towers with their ominous configuration of arrow slits, hinting at not only its architectural dominance over the surrounding city but also its majesty and historical importance.

Inside there is an even greater treasure: the literally monumental Apocalypse tapestry. At 103m in length, it is the largest woven work of medieval times. This unique masterpiece illustrates the historical, social and political context of the 14th Century in France – the time of the Hundred Years War, plague and famine.

Spoken languages ​​:English, French
Visiting languages:French, German, English, Spanish, Italian, Dutch
Languages ​​audioguide:German, English, Spanish, French, Italian
Home groups:yes

Children's price : 0,00 € -18 ans

Full adult price : 9,50 €

Full adult price : 9,50 €

Period (s)MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySundayOpening dayClosing day
02/01/2019 - 30/04/201910:00 - / - 17:3010:00 - / - 17:3010:00 - / - 17:3010:00 - / - 17:3010:00 - / - 17:3010:00 - / - 17:3010:00 - / - 17:30Fermé les 1er janvier et 1er mai. Visite histoire et architecture à 14h15 sous réserve de modification au 02 41 86 48 77. Dernier accès 45 minutes avant la fermeture. Fermeture des salles à 17h.
02/05/2019 - 04/09/201909:30 - / - 18:3009:30 - / - 18:3009:30 - / - 18:3009:30 - / - 18:3009:30 - / - 18:3009:30 - / - 18:3009:30 - / - 18:30Fermé le 1 mai. Visites histoire et architecture à 10h15 et 14h15 sous réserve de modification au 02 41 86 48 77. Fermeture de la Galerie à 18h15. Fermeture des salles à 18h. Dernier accès à 17h45
05/09/2019 - 31/12/201910:00 - / - 17:3010:00 - / - 17:3010:00 - / - 17:3010:00 - / - 17:3010:00 - / - 17:3010:00 - / - 17:3010:00 - / - 17:30Dernier accès à 16h45. Fermé les 25 décembre et 1 janvier; Visite histoire et architecture à 14h15 sous réserve de modification au 02 41 86 48 77. Fermeture des salles à 17h.
02/01/2020 - 15/03/202010:00 - / - 17:3010:00 - / - 17:3010:00 - / - 17:3010:00 - / - 17:3010:00 - / - 17:3010:00 - / - 17:3010:00 - / - 17:30Fermé les 1er janvier et 1er mai. Visite histoire et architecture à 14h15 sous réserve de modification au 02 41 86 48 77. Dernier accès 45 minutes avant la fermeture. Fermeture des salles à 17h.
06/06/2020 - 04/09/202010:00 - / - 18:3010:00 - / - 18:3010:00 - / - 18:3010:00 - / - 18:3010:00 - / - 18:3010:00 - / - 18:3010:00 - / - 18:30

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  • Bar cafeteria tea room
  • Accueil Vélo en
  • La Loire à vélo en
  • Vignobles et découvertes en
  • Castle

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