How do I find a campsite near Angers?
A city of Art and History located on the banks of the Maine river, Angers, the capital of Anjou has a rich architectural heritage. In order for you to be able to choose the best suited accommodation for your needs, we suggest that you quickly get in touch with the hosts on HomeCamper. If you want to spend your stay directly with the locals of the area who can share their knowledge of the region with you, don't hesitate to book your stay in advance!
What to visit in Angers?
Angers is a city of real tourist interest, with a rich heritage, completed since 2010 by a theme park dedicated to plants, Terra Botanica. Angers, also a city of art and history, offers beautiful medieval monuments in its city center, such as the Episcopal Palace, or Adam's House with its wooden panels, and beautiful private mansions. There are also remarkable Renaissance buildings, such as the Barrault dwelling. The Alcazar Theatre bears witness to Art Nouveau architecture, and Art Deco is represented by the Blue House, with its mosaics by Isidore Odorico.
As far as religious monuments are concerned, you can visit the abbey church of Ronceray, the Saint-Maurice cathedral or the Saint-Aubin tower. Not to be overlooked are the eighteen parks and gardens in the city, with in particular the plant garden and the Mall garden, not to mention the arboretum park and its 1500 represented species. We must also mention the cultural events that punctuate the year: the Anjou festival, which comes immediately after the Avignon festival in terms of theater; the Premiers Plans festival, which is devoted to cinema; the Angers-BD festival devoted to comics.
The hanging of the Apocalypse, exposed in the heart of the castle, a masterpiece of medieval art of colossal proportions (106 meters in length) is yet another must-see in Angers. The Fine Arts Museum is also a visit not to be missed!
When to go to Angers?
Angers has an oceanic climate with a slight continental influence. The result is an overall rainy climate. The four seasons follow one another pretty distinctively in Angers: winter, relatively cold with the possibility of snowfall, spring, cool and slightly humid, hot and relatively dry summer, autumn, quite cool but pleasant. The climate of Angers enjoys particularly pleasant weather conditions from June to October!
Whether you own a caravan, a motorhome, or a van, get ready for a roadtrip filled with unique camping and sightseeing experiences!