ANGERS AND ITS REGION
Angers, in the heart of the Val de Loire, classified as a World Heritage site by UNESCO
Doorway to the Big West in the Val de Loire, Angers is ideally located just 1H30 away from Paris, 1H30 away from the Atlantic Ocean beaches and less than 3 hours away from European capitals.
On the road for the Castles of the Loire, Angers surprises you by the wealth of its unique heritage and by the quality of its widely recognized art of living. To discover : The Castle of Angers, the largest fortress of the Loire Valley, the Apocalypse Tapestry and also an exceptionnal cultural program.
Angers, botanical capital
Angers is located in the heart of the third AOC vineyard (controlled label of origin) of France and on the biggest vineyard of the Val de Loire. Angers and Saumur vineyards, caracterised by its grape diversity and wealth, extend around the Layon, the Aubance and the Loire.
Angers is the botanical capital , with 50 sqm of green spaces per capita, wonderful parks and gardens, but also Terra Botanica, the unique european theme park dedicated to vegetation, and VEGEPOLYS, competitiveness cluster that have global involvement for vegetable innovation. Territory of excellence, Angers is at the cutting edge on botanical, health and electronics. The firts City of the connected itesm ...it's also at Angers.
Angers, city of the connected object
Indeed, Angers territory is distinguished in the field of communication technologies, and we can rely on the presence of important actors and innovating companies (Eolan, Creative Eurecom, Valeo, Bodet, Evolis, @fone...). A very ambitious program is deployed in order to develop professionnal electronics in the region . The first city of connected items in France, new kind of factory that will allow to produce high-tech innovating items...is also located in Angers.
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