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Country of Art and History

The territory of GrandAngoulême is located at the gateway to the South-West. The 38 communes of the Pays d'Angoulême offer a variety of landscapes but also activities and sites to visit.

Le service Pays d’Art et d’Histoire de GrandAngoulême

Through a program of guided tours, the service Pays d’art et d’histoire de GrandAngoulême brings all heritage to life: built heritage from prehistory to the present day, industrial, ethnographic heritage, furniture, but also landscapes, know-how...

The service Pays d’art et d’histoire de GrandAngoulêmemanages the Pays d'Art et d'Histoire label awarded by the Ministry of Culture to the territory of the 38 municipalities of the agglomeration. Indeed, through various valorization actions, it connects audiences and different forms of heritage.

What is the Pays d'Art et d'Histoire label?

The general directorate of heritage within the Ministry of Culture awards the label “Ville et Pays d’Art et d’Histoire” to territories which animate, preserve and enhance their heritage, their architecture, their landscapes and their living environment. This label guarantees the competence of the teams of architecture and heritage mediators. It also guarantees the quality of their actions. Today a network of 220 Villes et Pays d’Art et d’Histoire offers its know-how to all audiences.

Guided tours and activities for children led by tour guides are available all year round.