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City break in Angers. Active leisure ideas for Angers - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Besides an interesting excursion program, Angers will please its guests with a variety of entertainments. You can take a stroll in the picturesque city parks and gardens, visit entertainment centers and natural attractions located in the vicinity of the city. The city is proud of its botanical garden. Besides it, Jardin du Mail is another great place for outdoor recreation. This is one of the oldest public parks in the region. Jardin du Mail is a so-called geometrical park. Its layout is symmetrical and has different geometrical shades. Over the centuries, it became possible to create an interesting collection of flowers and other plants in this park.
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In summer, numerous visitors come to admire beautiful flowerbeds and take a walk along the tranquil parkways. Today, it is hard to imagine that this well-maintained park was established in the 17th century. At that time, the park had fields for playing jeu de mail, a game popular among royals in the 17th century. Jardin du Mail has an interesting peculiarity – an old orchestra gazebo that is still in use when the park hosts classical music concerts. During a walk here, you can see multiple symbolic monuments and sculptures that belong to different periods.
If you enjoy taking walks in less crowded areas, visit Parc Saint Nicolas. This old park is located near a riverbank and occupies a part of an old forest. You can walk in empty alleys and admire centuries-old trees and ducks here. The park has comfortable relaxation areas with benches. However, do not expect to find any modern infrastructure in this park. It is possible to see rare species of trees and herbs in Parc Saint Nicolas. The area is also famous for its unusual geological formations. There is even a small grotto, the process of searching which promises to be very interesting. Copyright
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It is worth mentioning Parc de l'Arboretum among the most picturesque parks in Angers. This park is quite small but it also has an attractive landscaped design. It is particularly pleasant to visit this place in early summer. There are always many ornamental blooming plants and attractive flowerbeds here. A charming pond is the heart of Parc de l'Arboretum. Comfortable roads and bridges and tranquil recreation areas with benches and gazebos make locals and tourists return to this park again and again. Parc de l'Arboretum features a small pavilion with rare plants, so it is interesting to come here regardless of the season.
As Angers is a vibrant student city, quest rooms are very popular among locals. There are quest rooms for any taste here. Fans of this entertainment will find it interesting to visit Escape Yourself Angers. This center offers different types of quests for its visitors. Groups of young people, families with small children, and couples – everyone can find a suitable quest room here. Advanced quests with virtual reality elements are a new and exciting type of quests that is very interesting to try.
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Angers is famous for its rich opportunities for nighttime entertainment. If you like original and creative venues, visit Le Welsh Bar. Open in a historic building, this bar has a stylish retro design. Vintage wooden furniture, various old accessories, unusual artworks and posters create a special atmosphere. The bar has old big wooden barrels instead of some tables. This is a fantastic destination for everyone who likes beer and a casual atmosphere.
The Les Berthom Bar is a fantastic place to relax in a stylish and intimate atmosphere. This bar has an industrial design and offers an endless stock of different beers and signature cocktails. Les Berthom is very popular with local young people who make up the majority of its visitors. The bar frequently hosts interesting entertainment programs.
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If you want to spend your evening in a cozy pub, don’t forget to visit Donald's Pub. This enchanting venue with creative design is open in a historic building, so the pub still has some elements of the original wooden décor. To the service of guests, the pub offers different types of drinks. You can always order different types of beer and cider here, as well as original cocktails. The pub is quite small but it is ever popular with everyone who likes spending their evenings in a calm and friendly atmosphere.
If you want to visit an original and really special bar in Angers, pay your attention to thematic bars that are open in the city. La Casa de Cuba is one of such venues. It is reminiscent of an old Cuban villa. The bar’s design features vintage handmade wooden furniture and other antiquities. La Casa de Cuba has a small scene, so the bar frequently hosts music concerts. A large selection of drinks and delicacies awaits you in this bar every day. You can try the best types of Cuban rum and cocktails with rum in this bar. The selection of appetizers and main course dishes is also amazing, so you can safely choose La Casa de Cuba for a late dinner.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Angers and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Angers
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Loire-Anjou-Touraine' , 55.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Normandie-Maine' , 124.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Marais poitevin' , 134.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Perche' , 137.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Angers
♥   Amusement park 'Holly Park' Échemiré, 31.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Puy du Fou' Les Epesses, 71 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Papea City' Le Mans, 84.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Futuroscope' Poitiers, 114.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Cobac Parc' Lanhélin, 142.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Angers
♥   Restaurant 'Le Petit Comptoir' Angers. Type - Classic cuisine. 1.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Une Île' Angers. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Salamandre' Angers. Type - Classic cuisine. 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Chez Rémi' Angers. Type - Traditional cuisine. 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Favre d’Anne' Angers. Type - Creative. 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Angers - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Angers - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Angers?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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