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Service Pays d’Art et d’Histoire de GrandAngoulême

Angouleme, Town of Art and History
The GrandAngouleme Art and History Department manages the label "Pays d'Art et d'Histoire de l'Angoumois" and groups together 43 towns in Charente which are engaged in the promotion of historical heritage.
The guides will make you discover all year round the richness of the heritage in Angouleme and its region.

The GrandAngouleme Art and History Department proposes :
- A program of guided tours throughout the year for groups and individuals, led by tourist guides accredited by the French Ministry of Culture.
- Guided visits of the ancient castle's towers (limited to 18 people) in Angouleme.
- An educational service: visits for children, workshops, rally...
- Conferences, workshops...
- Temporary exhibitions.

The Treasury of the Cathedral: The visits of the Treasury are available, with some dates for the visits in English. It is possible to book online on our website: (the French version). On the homepage, you will clic on "Réservations en ligne".
Guided Tours in English:
Thursday July 12 and 19 at 10.30am
Thursday August 2, 9 and 16 at 10.30am
Thursday September 13 and Friday September 14 at 2.30pm.

Payment may at your choice be made in cash or by cheque, in the entrance hall of the Museum of Angouleme (behind the Cathedral) 15 minutes prior to the start of the visit.

We inform you that the visit includes 39 steps to climb.

Closed in December 24, 25, 31 and New Year's Day.
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  • Foreign Language : ,
  • Services : Individual guided tours, Guided group visits
  • Means of payment : Cheques, Cash
GPS coordinates :
Latitude : 45.6494
Longitude : 0.156124