Visits to businesses close to Angers

Businesses welcoming visitors

If you enjoy exploring local companies and industries, you’ll be interested to know that many of the region’s craftspeople and businesses will be happy to show you around their workshops and factories. It makes for a fascinating - and sometimes totally unique - day out!

Businesses you can visit


CARRÉ COINTREAU

Founded in 1849, this renowned, world-class Angers distillery invites you to discover the secrets behind its bitter orange-based liqueur and a host of tasty cocktails. There’s even a tasting session before you leave!

Chocolaterie Guisabel

Admire the creativity of an artisan chocolate-maker and indulge yourself in the many culinary pleasures of chocolate. The tour includes a one-hour visit of the working factory.

GIFFARD ESPACE MENTHE PASTILLE

A liqueur maker since 1885, Giffard produces more than 100 liqueurs and syrups and organises tours of its production plant.

Biscottes Pasquier

Thousands of biscotte biscuits leave the cutting-edge production line of this factory in Brissac-Quincé every day. Campers from the Domaine de l’Etang are treated to an exclusive visit in summer. Put your name down at reception if you’re interested.

DISTILLERIE COMBIER

Discover the secrets of the stills of this major distillery, which has been producing triple sec, absinthe, syrups and crèmes in Saumur for over 175 years.

Salamandre

A unique chance to visit a waste recovery unit that transforms trash into electricity.

TERRES CUITES LES RAIRIES

This workshop in Les Rairies produces high-quality terracotta tiles using know-how passed down through the generations.