Find here all you need to plan your visit at the castle of Angers.
From May 2nd to September 4th
10:00 am - 6:30 pm
From September 5th to April 30th
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
On December 24th and 31st : closing at 4:30 pm.
Last entry 45 min before closing time.
Visitors will be asked to vacate the exhibition rooms in the royal lodge 30 minutes before closing time and the Apocaypse gallery 15 minutes before closing time.
The castle is entirely closed on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.
Restoration work in progress
The northern part of the walkway (above the entrance) from the mill tower to the hanging garden via the vegetable garden and the vineyard is temporarily closed to public.
The entrance ticket gives access to the entire tour (ramparts, courtyards, gardens, royal lodge, chapel, Apocalypse gallery), including temporary exhibitions.
Here is 2023 prices.
|For individual visitors|
full-price admission fee
These tickets give you 1 entry to each museum or castle mentionned
|Castle of Angers - Jean-Lurçat/contemporary tapestry Museum||10,50 €|
|Castle of Angers - 6 Museums of Angers||15,50 €|
|Castle of Angers - Castle of Azay-le-Rideau||16 €|
Groups admission fee
Are you a teacher ? Consult the details for schools
To upgrade your tour
5 languages available (French, English, German, Italian, Spanish).
Discover the monument while having fun, from 6 years old.
In love with Angers ? Enjoy unlimited access to our castle for 1 year long with the "Carte blanche" membership. You are a museum fan as well ? Discover the "Passeport" membership for unlimmitted access to the castle + the museums of Angers !
Second week-end of December for "La Belle Échoppe" event, an event ticket is needed to enter the castle.
- credit cards
Access and transport
The castle of Angers is located in the center of the town of Angers, in a pedestrian zone. It will take you 5 to 10 minutes to walk from the nearest parking lots or bus stops to get to the entrance.
Using public transport facilities is the easiest way to come visit us !
From Le Mans : A11 or N23 to Nantes
From Nantes : A11 or N23 to Le Mans
From Tours: A85 then A11 to Nantes
From Rennes: N157 to Laval, then N162 to Angers
The nearest free parking lot is located Place La Rochefoucauld, at 15 min walk from the castle. You can also park freely on the Park and Ride facilities and take the tram.
See all parking facilities nearby
By bus and tram
The nearest bus stops :"Château" and "Office du tourisme"
The nearest tram stop : "Ralliement"
See lines and timetables of the urabn network "Irigo"
The Angers-Saint-Laud bus station allows you to take many long-distance buses.
Angers is located on the cycle routes of "La Loire à Vélo", "La Vélo Françette" and "La vallée du Loir à vélo".
Bicycles or scooters are not allowed inside the monument. Bicycle parkway and garages are available in front of the entrance of the castle or at the Destination Angers Tourist Office located 100 meters to the entrance of the monument.
Angers is connected by various TGV lines to the Atlantic coast or to Paris, Lille, Lyon, Brussels or even London.
The castle is accessible on foot from the Angers-Saint-Laud train station (15 min walk).
Good to know
Conditions of access
- No deposit facilities nor cloakrooms. Entering with suitcases and big luggage is not allowed.
- Visitors under 15 years old cannot enter without an adult.
- The upper floors of the royal lodge are accessible during temporary exhibitions only.
- For groups, reservations in advance may be required to access the castle and/or temporary exhibitions. Read the pages dedicated to groups.
- Pets : only sighted companion or service animals are allowed.
The castle of Angers is a place with many outdoor areas that may be exposed to the wind (gardens, ramparts) or unheated (chapel). In the Apocalypse Gallery, the temperature is about 19°C all year long for an art preservation matter.
Where can we eat ?
You can eat in the castle's restaurant or have a picnic outside the castle, in the immediate vicinity.
Visitors with special needs
The castle of Angers is partially accessible to people with a reduced mobility and to family with strollers because of the presence of many steps.
Accessibility plan, special equipement (such as elevators, wheelchairs, assisting listening receivers etc.), visit tools and special visit offers : discover all the services and access conditions for visitors with special needs.
For visitors with disabilities