Angers

Located just a few hours away from Paris, Angers couldn’t be more different from the big city. You’ll get a chance to explore charming medieval architecture and beautiful countryside. But that’s not to say it’s all quaint and quiet here; Angers is home to a thriving student population and an appropriate number of bars to keep thirsty students and parched visitors alike occupied.

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Apocalyptic tapestries, a buzzing student nightlife and a busy events calendar are just three reasons you should visit Angers, says Mandy Andritsi. Read on for her full recommendations. In the Maine-et-Loire department of western France, in the region of Pays de la Loire, not far from the Atlantic ocean, lies…