Angles sur l’Anglin, 'one of the most beautiful villages in France'
Unspoilt streets lined with different styles of medieval houses in the High Town lead to a breathtaking view of the Chateau set on an outcrop of rock overlooking the river Anglin and the Low Town.
Angles, as it is affectionately known by the locals, is located in the region of Vienne, Department of Poitou Charentes, approximately 100kms south of the Loire Valley.
There are streets where you can wander leisurely and streets that require a little more effort to help you appreciate the views of the village.
To see everything in Angles sur Anglin (English spelling) follow the signed trails of La Ville Haute and La Ville Basse.Several restaurants and café bars offer an opportunity to stop a while, eat and drink, relax, sit alone, chat with company, read a book, or watch the comings and goings of local people and visitors.
Discover the book shop, boutique, pharmacy, bakery (try the chocolate specialities !) garage, hotels and chambres d'hotes. There is also a combined newsagent, grocery and post office plus art, craft and antique shops.
The village has a spectacular programme of spring, summer and autumn events called LES ESTIVALES.
There are antique and car boot fairs, medieval fairs, book fairs and fairground pleasures to experience plus the spectacular firework display in August. Join the local villagers to dance by the river on a particular evening in June when you can eat 'moules et frites' in the lamplight under the whispering poplar trees which will weave their magic spell beneath the Witches Rock.
You will never want to leave Angles sur l'Anglin!