Musée des Beaux-Arts
Galerie David d’Angers
Angers’ most famous son is sculptor Pierre-Jean David (1788–1856), often just known as David d’Angers. Renowned for lifelike sculptures,...
Quartier de la Cité
In the heart of the old city, Cathédrale St-Maurice is one of the earliest examples of Plantagenet or Angevin architecture in France,...
Behind the Cathédrale St-Maurice on place Ste-Croix is the Maison d'Adam (c 1500), a half-timbered house on whose ornate façade wooden...
Grand Théâtre d’Angers
Hosts theatre, dance and music.
With its chic dining room and tree-shaded deck, you know you’re in for a treat at this buzzing bar and fusion restaurant, combining...
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Musée des Beaux-Arts information
The buildings of the sprawling, fantastic fine-arts museum mix plate glass with the fine lines of the typical Angevin aristocratic house. The museum has a section on the history of Angers and a superior 17th- to 20th-century collection: Monet, Ingres, Lorenzo Lippi and Flemish masters including Rogier van der Weyden.