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  • Make your way to Château d'Angers, and enjoy priority access to the castle, located in the city of Angers in the Pays de la Loire valley.
  • Built over a promontory overlooking the River Maine, this medieval castle is a must-visit.
  • Founded in the 9th century, the fortress was expanded in the 13th century by Saint-Louis because of its strategic proximity to the Maine River.
  • What the château is most known for, however, is the Apocalypse tapestry.
  • Running over 140 m long, it illustrates the entire socio-political history of 14th century France.
  • Don’t miss out on walking along the ramparts of the fortress for stunning views of the entire city of Angers.
  • Ages 18 and below, and EU citizens below 26 years go free (carry a valid photo ID).
  • These tickets cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled.

Chateau d'Angers Reopens Post-COVID-19

Following a closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Chateau d'Angers has reopened its doors to visitors. Several health and safety measures have been administered to protect visitors, the most important one being the mandatory use of masks inside the monument. In case you are planning a visit, please ensure that you have familiarized yourself with all the new guidelines in place.

COVID-19 Safety Regulations

Following the COVID-19 pandemic, Chateau d'Angers authorities have enforced a couple of precautionary measures and regulations for the safety of the visitors:

  • The number of people allowed inside the Chateau d'Angers is currently limited. 
  • All visitors are required to wear a mask once inside the monument.
  • Tourists are required to sanitize their hands before starting their tour of the monument. Furthermore, it is also recommended that visitors sanitize their hands as often as possible at any of the hand sanitizer gel stations available at the monument.
  • All visitors are requested to use credit cards for purchases.
  • Visitors are to maintain an acceptable level of social distancing while inside the monument.

Chateau d'Angers Tickets

Angers, the historical capital of Anjou and gateway to the Châteaux-lined Loire Valley, is home to some of the most well crafted and meticulously detailed castles in the world. Steeped in history, Angers has always been the intellectual center of France and nothing showcases it better than its crown jewel, the Château d'Angers.

Located atop a rock-strewn ledge alongside the Maine River, the monument dates back to the 10th century and is now a museum playing host to the most priceless medieval tapestry in the world; the 14th-century "Apocalypse Tapestry" produced between 1377 and 1382.

A trip to the Loire Valley is incomplete without a visit to the iconic Château d'Angers. Experience the architectural prowess and exquisite artisanship of the French, all while enjoying a stunning view of the Maine river. Book your Château d'Angers tickets to visit this homage to French history.

Your Skip The Line Chateau d'Angers Ticket Explained

Chateau d'Angers

While the Chateau d'Angers can be viewed for free from the outside, getting access to the monument requires a ticket. Skip-the-line Chateau d'Angers tickets allow you to bypass the long waiting queues at the ticket counter and get priority access to the monument. With this ticket, you can access and explore major parts of the monument. However, it excludes any free audio-guides, complimentary hotel transfers, and food and drinks.

Keeping in mind your safety and time, it is recommended that you get the tickets online and head directly to the ticket redemption point at the Château d'Angers for seamless entry.

Due to overwhelming demand and the COVID pandemic, Chateau d'Angers tickets cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled.

Explore Chateau d'Angers

Nestled amongst rocky ledges, Château d'Angers is one of the truly awe-inspiring fortress-style châteauxs in the Loire Valley. Inhabited by Romans till the 10th century, the castle that we know today was built by Louis IX in the 13th century. Towards the middle of the 14th century, the now world-renowned  Apocalypse Tapestry depicting stories from the medieval Book of Revelation was commissioned. At 140 meters, the tapestry was the longest in the world at the time; however, only about 100 meters of it remain today. There are 90 total scenes on the tapestry at Château d'Angers, which is also the oldest French medieval tapestry in the world.

Plan Your Visit to Chateau d'Angers

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Best Time to Visit
Tips & Guidelines
What are the Chateau d'Angers opening hours

Chateau d'Angers has different opening and operating hours throughout the year-

  • From 6 Jun to 4 Sep: Daily 10 AM to 6:30 PM
  • From 5 Sep to 30 Apr: Daily: 10 AM to 5:30 PM
When is Chateau d'Angers closed?

Chateau d'Angers is closed to the public on January 1, May 1, and December 25

How do I get to Chateau d'Angers?

If you’re driving from Tours, you’ll need to take the A85 exit onto A11/E501 toward Nantes/Angers or take N152 southwest to Saumur, turning west on D952. If you’re driving from Paris, you can take A11 via Les Mans.

Can I take the train to Chateau d'Angers?

There are three trains everyday that travel through Angers from Paris's Garede Montparnasse 1 Et 2. From Tours, seven trains operate to Angers train station at Place de la Gare, which is a short walk from Chateau d'Angers.

Can I take a bus to Chateau d'Angers?

There is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Angers.

Where is Chateau d'Angers located?

It is located at 2 Promenade du Bout du Monde, 49100 Angers, France.

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When is the best time of the year to visit Chateau d'Angers?

The best time of the year to visit the Chateau d'Angers is during the summer season that falls between March and August. During the summer, the town of Angers experiences warm and mild weather and a comfortable temperature of 19 degrees Celsius.

What is the best time of the day to visit Chateau d'Angers?

The best time to visit Chateau d'Angers is in the morning; right after opening, and right before closing in the evening.

Are storage facilities available at Chateau d'Angers?

No, there are no storage facilities at the Chateau d'Angers.

Is Chateau d'Angers wheelchair-accessible?

Yes, there is special access for people with reduced mobility and wheelchair services at the Chateau d'Angers.

Are audio guides available at Chateau d'Angers?

Audio guides are available at the monument but do not come included with the ticket.

Chateau d'Angers: Frequently Asked Questions

Are Chateau d'Angers tickets available now?

Yes, Chateau d'Angers tickets are available right now. You can buy them here.

What public safety measures are in place at Chateau d'Angers?

Several health and safety measures have been administered to protect visitors, the most important one being the mandatory use of masks inside the monument. Furthermore, social distancing and hand sanitizing is enforced inside the monument.

Do my Chateau d'Angers tickets include skip the line access?

Yes, your Chateau d'Angers tickets come with skip the line access to help bypass the long ticketing queues.

What is the cancelation policy for Chateau d'Angers tickets?

Currently, Chateau d'Angers tickets cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled.

What are Chateau d'Angers hours?

Chateau d'Angers has different opening and operating hours throughout the year- From 6 Jun to 4 Sep: Daily 10 AM to 6:30 PM, From 5 Sep to 30 Apr: Daily 10 AM to 5:30 PM

What is the best way to get to Chateau d'Angers?

The best way to get to Chateau d'Angers from Paris is via train. There are three trains everyday that travel through Angers from Paris's Garede Montparnasse 1 Et 2. From Tours, seven trains operate to Angers train station at Place de la Gare, which is a short walk from Chateau d'Angers.

Are guided tours of Chateau d'Angers available now?

No, guided tours of the Chateau d'Angers are not available right now.

Are audio-guides available for visitors at Chateau d'Angers?

Yes, audio-guides are available at the monument. However, these are not included in your ticket and have to be bought separately.

What is the best time to visit Chateau d'Angers?

The best time to visit Chateau d'Angers is in the morning right after opening and right before closing in the evening.

Which is the best time of the year to visit Chateau d'Angers?

The best time of the year to visit Chateau d'Angers during the summer, when the weather is mild and the temperature hovers at around 19 degrees Celsius.

Can I avail discounts on my visit to Chateau d'Angers?

Depending on your age and citizenship, you might be able to avail a special discount on your ticket. If you are below 18 years of age or a European Union citizen below 26 years of age, your entry to the monument is free.

Can I purchase same day tickets to Chateau d'Angers?

Yes, you can purchase same day tickets to Chateau d'Angers, however, this is not advised. Due to long ticketing lines that often ensue at the location, it’s always better to book your tickets online.

When will my Chateau d'Angers entry be valid?

Your Chateau d'Angers entry ticket is valid on the date and time selected during checkout.

What's a cheap way to get from Paris to Angers?

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Angers is via trains. There are three trains everyday that travel through Angers from Paris's Garede Montparnasse 1 Et 2. From Tours, seven trains operate to Angers train station at Place de la Gare, which is a short walk from Chateau d'Angers.

Best Castles Of Loire Valley

Thanks to Renaissance influence in France and its rich historical background, there are over 7000 Chateaux built for different purposes in the country's history. Of which 1000 are culturally significant and open for public. Here is a list of the best Castles of Loire Valley with their tickets.