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Carré Cointreau Review

To learn about the heartwarming liqueur made in Angers since 1849, head to the Carré Cointreau on the east side of the city. It has a museum and offers a guided visit of the distillery, which starts with an introductory film, moves past "cointreauversial" advertising posters, through the bottling plant and alembic room, with its gleaming copper-pot stills, and ends with a tasting. English tours are staged at 3 pm. City bus No. 7 from the Angers train station stops just outside.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 2 bd. des Bretonnières, St-Barthélémy d'Anjou, 49100 | Map It
  • Phone: 02–41–31–50–50
  • Cost: €10
  • Hours: Tues.–Sat. 11–6 (reservations essential)
  • Website:
  • Location: Angers
Updated: 03-24-2013

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