Things to do in western-loire

Attractions and places of interest

Renowned for its stained glass windows, dating from the 12th to the 16th centuries, and the diagonal ribs of its vaulting, Angers cathedral is an outstanding example of the Anjou Gothic...

Attractions and places of interest

Built as a military fortress rather than a palatial home, this 13th century castle is an intimidating and austere sight when arriving in Angers. Home of the Dukes of Anjou, this massive...

Attractions and places of interest

A beautiful château dating from the 10th century but largely rebuilt in the 14th, the Château de Saumur has been a princely residence, army barracks and latterly a prison, until the end...

Attractions and places of interest

This impressive château has some interesting architectural features and some rare collections of weapons, keys, paintings and woodwork from the Château de Chambord. The residence is...

Attractions and places of interest
This exceptional château/fortress is in a superb setting overlooking the rivers Loire & Vienne. Your visit takes you through 16 rooms, each with a theatrical theme depicting the history...
Attractions and places of interest

One of the oldest medieval buildings in France, the Maison d'Adam (sometimes called the Tree of Life) is a half-timbered house in the heart of Angers that was the home of a very wealthy...