The heritage boats
invite you to discover regional heritage objects that have been the subject of expertise from our services.
A history for each of these boats summarizing its technical characteristics as well as its restoration program allows you to "navigate" among the 18 heritage boats protected as historical monuments having their home ports in the Pays de la Loire region. The importance of the representation of maritime and river heritage makes the Pays de la Loire the second region in France, after Brittany, in terms of the number of protected boats.
The sculptures of Maine
The sculptures of Maine : 650 religious sculptures from Upper Maine identified and studied highlight the aesthetic qualities of this statuary of the 16th and 17th centuries.
"Let yourself be told about the cities and countries of art and history" of the Pays de la Loire.
This virtual exhibition invites us to discover the major elements of the heritage and the remarkable actions carried out by the eight sites labeled in Pays de la Loire: the cities of Angers, Fontenay le Comte, Guérande, Laval, Le Mans, Nantes, as well as the countries of Perche Sarthois and Coëvrons-Mayenne. Each site has a cartography, a brief history and, for five of them, a thematic approach (focus).
You can also visit Cities and countries of art and history.
Architexture Here is a new edition of the virtual exhibition «Architexture" which presents architectural, urban and landscape works made in Pays de la Loire, between 2004 and 2005, and selected by a regional jury. These projects fall into six categories: individual houses, apartment buildings, public buildings, places of commerce or work, public spaces, madness.
This new architectural walk shows the inventive nature of the architectural creation and its concern to connect the building to its context where the consideration of sustainable development is introduced around three axes: architecture and innovation, eco-neighbourhoods, public space/social space.
Atlas of the heritage of the city of Angers
Atlas of the heritage of the city of Angers : prior to the revision of the Local Urban Development Plan and in accordance with a programme of sustainable development, a pre-inventory of the rich architectural heritage on the outskirts and suburbs of Angers was identified from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.
It highlights the major buildings of the municipal territory, but also the many works and real estate complexes of local interest, which actively contribute to the diversity of the spaces of this city and the identity of the neighbourhoods.
Linked to the history of urban development and its landscape implications, this heritage atlas combines thematic pages and geographical navigation to artwork records. the integration of the urban study already conducted on the historic center as well as the results of a thorough survey of these neighborhoods will complete this document.
The luthier in Pays de la Loire
The site of the luthiers in Pays de la Loire proposes to discover this profession through portraits presented as well as a set of information on training and resource centres.