Angers train station is located in Angers in the Western region of France. It is an old station that dates back to 1849. The terminal is busy and especially during the peak season when tourists from all walks of life, flock the area to enjoy the many tourist attractions around the station. The city boasts an impressive medieval castle that was once the base for England’s kingship, lovely squares, boulevards and nice restaurants. It would also interest you to know that it is the home for the most popular liquor in the globe. Renting a car will make your travel easier and more interesting.
Fortunately, Angers train station hosts within its premises a number of car hire companies. Hence, you can rent a car as early enough. It is all you need to travel around the city of Angers and its environs. You must be eager to know what is there to do in this France city.
Places to Visit & Things to do
- Visit the king of castles - Just a few minutes’ drive from the station is a castle that will leave you mesmerized. It is known as Plantagenet King Henry II’s fort. Inside there is a long Book of Revelations tapestry, which depicts the apocalypse. You might feel bothered by this scenario, so why not get out and walk along the cobbled streets that adorn the ecclesiastical quarter.
- Tour the vineyards - If you love liquor, it would not be a bad idea to know where your favorite drink comes from and get familiar with what it takes to bottle that wine you adore so much. With a rental car from one of the car rental firms in Angers train station, drive about 15 miles west of the city up to Savenniers and enjoy watching the long stretches of vineyards.
- Get away from the city’s hustle and bustle at Terra Botanica - This is a theme park located on the northern tip of the town. Built in 2010, it was dedicated fully to flora. The park preserves some of the rare species of plants that you will not find in any other place. You will fall in love with the mix of colors, the aroma and the serenity that defines every corner of the park. This a beautiful place to bring your significant other.
- Take a tour in the Sculpture gallery - If you love art then this must be included in your travel itinerary of Angers in France. It hosts art collections of all kinds ranging from drawings, models to more sophisticated pieces in marble and bronze.
There is more than you can cover in a day or two around Angers train station. Hiring a car, will put you at an advantage since you can travel to more sights and have the freedom to shop, do photography or grab a snack on the way.