Entrance tickets to Château d'Angers
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Attractions & guided tours

Entrance tickets to Château d'Angers

Mobile voucher accepted
Validity: 24 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit a remarkable citadel built in the 13th century
  • Admire the monumental Apocalypse tapestry
  • Walk along the ramparts to get an amazing view over the city
What to expect

Discover the Château d’Angers, a vast and well-preserved medieval fortress built in the 13th century by the young Saint-Louis, son of Louis VIII. Punctuated by 17 towers, the massive medieval fortifications in schist and limestone stretch for almost 500 meters. You'll discover archaeological remains, a royal fortress, and ducal buildings from the late Middle Ages. Inside, you will also admire the Apocalypse Tapestry, a unique masterpiece that illustrates the historical, social, and political context of the 14th century in France.

The skip-the-line entrance grants you access to the Apocalypse Tapestry, the ramparts, the chapel, the gardens, and the ground floor of the Royal House. The floors of the Royal House are accessible during temporary exhibitions.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • Entrance to the Château d'Angers
    • Self-guided tour with visitors booklet in French, English, German, Italian, Spanish
    What's not included
    • Guide
    • Transport
    • Audioguide (with complementary cost of 3€)
    Reduced price

    The entrance is free for:

    • Children under 18 (except school group)
    • EU citizens (18-25)
    • Disabled people and their attendant
    • Unemployed people (proof required dated within the last 6 months)
    • Holders of the BLANCHE ANGERS card
    Where

    Château d'Angers, 2 Promenade du Bout du Monde, 49100 Angers

    Meeting point:

    Present your voucher upon arrival at the entrance of the monument.

    What to remember
    • This ticket is valid until 31 December 2023
    • The site is largely outdoors, so be aware of weather conditions
    • The rampart walk may be closed in bad weather (wind, black ice, snow, rain, etc.)
    • Access to the towers and ramparts is gained via a large number of steps, which can sometimes be irregular and slippery
    • The tower rooms are dark and the gallery containing the Apocalypse Tapestry is in semi-darkness and at a temperature of between 18 and 20°C
    • The site is partly accessible to impaired visitors
    • Dogs are not permitted (except assistance dogs)
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    When
    • Open every day
      10.00 -18.30
      Closed on 1 January, 1 May, 1 & 11 November and 25 December
      Last admission 45 minutes before closing
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    Provider
    Centre des Monuments Nationaux
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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