The ancient capital of Anjou, Angers is an attractive university city boasting a wealth of architectural gems. Once you've settled on a car rental from Angers Train Station Tgv, you'll find yourself on the doorstep of the beautifully preserved old town. A short drive up the Boulevard du Roi René is the Chateau d'Anges, once the home of the dukes of Anjou, and a turn right onto the Rue des Lice leads to the 12th century Cathedrale Saint Maurice and the Museé des Beaux-Arts, well-stocked with the works of French artists such as Monet. A car hire from Angers Train Station Tgv is also your gateway to the Loire valley - just follow the D952 that runs along the picturesque banks of the river Loire to Saumur, Tour and the 15th century Chateau d'Amboise. To explore Angers and its surroundings in style and comfort, rent a car with Sixt.