VISIT ANGERS, PAYS DE LA LOIRE
WE TAKE YOU TO ANGERS & AROUND
Angers is both the city of history but also of the sweetness of life. Since it was labeled City of Art and History in 1986, it is committed to raising awareness among residents and young people about architecture, heritage, their living environment and encouraging luxury tourism and holidays. Angers is an ancient ancient city and one of the periods which marked it the most is the Middle Ages. Stroll through the old town and you will be steeped in the medieval atmosphere thanks to its cobbled streets, half-timbered houses, Saint-Maurice cathedral and monuments in the Angevin Gothic style, you will be captivated!
If there is one thing to visit and see in France, it is the castles. By staying in Angers, in the heart of the Loire Valley, you will be spoiled for choice in terms of castles and heritage. Moreover, the emblem of the city is the Château d’Angers which is an imposing fortress from the Middle Ages with 17 defensive towers in front of which you will feel very small!
Our travel specialists are ready to deliver you bespoke luxury holidays to Angers and open the doors to a significant historical heritage, houses and castles with breathtaking architecture, parks and gardens each more relaxing than the next or even museums laden with historical works and even vineyard tours with unique tastings of the famous Anjou wine. So, don’t wait any longer !
We have no fixed itinerary, because at In-Luxe Travel France, true luxury follows no one else but you and combines rarity, knowledge, know-how, intuition. Take these itineraries as simply suggestions for the kind of holiday you might have in Pays de la Loire.
Our luxury wine tours make you discover the best wines from the Loire Valley through appellations such as Pouilly, Vouvray, Chinon, Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil… In the most exclusive Loire Valley wineries, you meet families of winemakers from father to son, mother to daughter, learn about their wine making process step by step, taste their variety of whites, rosés and reds.
France is teeming with listed sites which are true treasures of its heritage. In the Val de Loire, the châteaux, former residences of the Kings of France, immortalise the nobility, extravagance and…
MUST SEE & DO
What you shouldn’t miss to see and do while traveling to Angers and around
PRIVATIZE THE CHÂTEAU D'ANGERS
Take part in a private and guided tour outside opening hours to experience an exceptional moment in the jewel of Angers: its castle. Lose yourself in the count’s palace of an English dynasty, also royal fortress of France and even royal and then revolutionary prison in order to discover its priceless treasures including the largest medieval tapestry : the Apocalypse Tapestry.
TASTE THE WINE OF ANJOU-SAUMUR VINEYARD
The Anjou Saumur vineyard invites you to discover its beautiful panoramas by taking part in a walk… and who says walk says tasting. Among its AOC-classified wines, you will unearth red, white, rosé or sparkling wines and will therefore find what you are looking for! While discovering a selection of the best regional wines, you will be informed about the important wine region that is the Loire.
FLY OVER THE VAST PLAINS OF THE PAYS DE LA LOIRE
Enjoy a magical aerial moment and discover the most beautiful hot air balloon flights in Angers or Brissac, the capital of the European hot air balloon championship. Share this magical experience in your own way and rise gently and in all seasons above the Loire Valley.
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Taste Anjou wines
Going from red to rosé to white, the range of choice is wide in the region. Angevin wines such as Saumur-Champigny, Coteaux du Layon or Cabernet d’Anjou have a worldwide reputation and many castles offer tastings of them.
DISCOVER DAVID D'ANGERS' WORKS
In a religious architecture which once was the former Toussaint Abbey and now transformed into a museum, the astonishing David d’Angers gallery invites you to discover the works of the Angevin artist.
VISIT ONE OF THE OLDEST VINEYARDS
The Château de Brézé is the stronghold of one of the oldest Saumur vineyards dating from the 15th century. It is even said that his Saumur was one of Louis XIV’s favorite wines. And you, which will be your favorite?
JOG WITH A VIEW
At the edge of the Mediterranean, jog the 6 km coastal path of the peninsula of Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat whose wild character can still be appreciated, through limestone cliffs or at the edge of sharp reefs. This path goes around the entire peninsula to Passable beach.
SPEND TIME IN THE OLDEST VINEYARDS IN FRANCE
COOK IN PROVENCE WITH AN EXPERIENCE CHEF
An experienced Chef will introduce you to the secrets of French & Provençal gastronomy in an authentic way. You will cook a 3 courses menu and share your preparations around the table.
OTHER DESTINATIONS YOU MAY LIKE
From the Côteaux d’Aix to the vineyards of Cassis, from the southern Côtes du Rhône to the Bandol, from the Côtes-du-Ventoux to the Côteaux Varois, visit, understand, steep in this wide aromatic palette of the most emblematic wine estates.
Our luxury holiday on the Riviera will make you discover the richness of Mediterranean life in Nice and beyond, whether you want to relax on the most illustrious shores in the world, the capes and islands or experience an adventure in the unspoiled landscapes of the Mercantour National Park and the grandiose Vallée des Merveilles.
It is between mountains and sea, enveloped in an air where scents of scrubland, thyme, heather and broom mingle with the sound of crickets, that we take wine enthusiasts on the road wines from Châteauneuf du Pape, Gigondas, Vacqueyras, Côtes de Provence… to taste and discover the styles and characteristics of some of the best wines in Provence, and hear their winemakers’ stories.