Angoulême

Angoulême is a wonderful hill-top city and commune in southwestern France, préfecture (capital city) of the Charente département. The old plateau area is truly magnificent, with cobbled streets, bustling with cafe/bars, quality shops and a wide varity of restaurants.

One of the nicest squares on the Plateau is Place de Minage

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Angouleme also houses the national cartoon museum of France (“le centre national de la bande dessinée et de l’image”). There is also a “BD” walk around the town, where around twenty specially commissioned walls have been painted in the style of the most famous proponents of the art of The Cartoon.




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