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The Loire Valley Travel Guide

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The bustling city of Angers, on the banks of the Maine River, just north of the Loire, has a fine Gothic cathedral, a tempting selection of art galleries, plus a network of pleasant, traffic-free streets lined with half-timber houses. Its focal point, though, is the imposing, tower-ringed Château d'Angers. After contemplating the massive, medieval Apocalypse Tapestry, which is beautifully displayed inside it, cap your day

with a sip of Cointreau, the popular locally made liqueur.

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