Walking through the streets of Angoulême you are transported back in time. It’s not hard to see why Wes Anderson picked this magical place as the setting of The French Dispatch. The city has a rich history and an bright future. More recently known as “Ville de l’Image” which means literally “City of the Image”, Angoulême produces half of France’s animated production. From paper production to graphic arts hub, the streets are an homage to the city’s creative past & present. Murals on the sides of picturesque facades are waiting to greet you around every corner. If Angoulême was not on your radar, there’s a good chance it will be soon enough.