Situated between the valleys of the Creuse and Gartempe rivers, on the borders of the Poitou, Touraine and Berry regions, the municipality of d'Angles-sur-l'Anglin has been listed as one of the "Most Beautiful Villages in France" since 1982, and is the only one in the Vienne département (86). 

Le medieval village was built on a rocky spur between the river and the plateau. While the houses and streets of the town are picturesquely intertwined in the upper town, the fortress dominates the lower town.

Roc aux Sorciers interpretation centre


The Lascaux of sculpture...

The Roc-aux-Sorciers site dates back 15,000 years, and the sculpted frieze is a veritable jewel of prehistory. It reveals the world of Cro-Magnon man. Discovered in 1927, you can now discover its reproduction and its interpretation centre.


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The fortress of Angles-sur-l'Anglin...

Over 40 metres above the waters of the Anglin, the impressive fortress of Angles has stood for almost a thousand years. Standing proudly on its rocky promontory, it still seems to defend the town today. The majestic ruins and unique atmosphere of its tormented life remain today... So we invite you to a much quieter visit, in the superb setting of the Vienne's most beautiful village, Angles sur l'Anglin.




Guided tour of Angles-sur-l'Anglin

On the borders of Berry and Touraine, Angles-sur-l'Anglin owes its name to the Saxon tribe of Angles who invaded England in the 5th century, as well as to the river that separates the upper and lower parts of the village. As for its reputation, it is its "jours", magnificent embroideries made...

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Tèrra Aventura...

Young and old alike can discover the history of the village in a fun way on the "Les Jours sont contés" trail. The Tèrra Aventura application is 100% free, and with your phone in hand, you're off on a 2-hour treasure hunt. At the end of the game, you'll discover the cache and your little treasure.


I'm booking my guided tour of the village...

Explore the medieval village and discover all its secrets and history with Michel Rideau, heritage enthusiast and expert on Angles-sur-l'Anglin. Every Friday from April to October, he offers a guided tour of the village.

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