Tours Things to Do

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  • 1. Old town

    Place Plumereau is the central square of Tours. It is the most picturesque and busiest place in Tours. Restaurants here are affordable, contrary to the habit of raising the price like hell in central...

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  • 2. Castles

    I arrived at the train station in Tours and was met by Thierry. His plan was to take me to visit his childhood home in Noyant and along the way, he took me for a drive of the area around the Vallee du...

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  • 3. Churches

    Amateurs of the architecture of the end of the XIX century cannot pass by the extravagant pseudo-Byzantian basils. Sacred Martin's relics is based in a crypt. A legend tells us that he was a soldier...

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  • 4. Museum

    The building of the museum is the former archbishop palace in Tours. One of France best provincial museum, it houses wide range collections of painting and rugs from the great houses of Touraine...

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  • 5. Loire river

    Loire - the river of the French kings. The history of France was managed on coasts of this small but very important river. Earlier it was navigable within all the year. Now its channel is essentially...

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  • 6. Rue Colbert

    Loads of eating places. Cuisines , Iranian, Turkish, Arab, French, Japenese and others. from all over the world. Rue Colbert is named after a French politician...

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  • 7. Tourism Office of Tours

    If you come to Tours for visiting the several chateaus of the Loire Valley region and you don't want (or even you want) to go on your own, pass by the tourism...

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  • 8. Pleasant Parks

    Tours is blessed with some very pleasant parks. In this tip I shall give details on three of them, though there are others.Right outside the Gare de Tours...

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  • 9. Start at the Office de Tourisme

    The Office de Tourisme is just in front of and to the right of the station, past Place de Général Leclerc, and across Boulevard Heurteloup, at the corner of Rue...

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  • 10. POITIERS-Futuroscope

    Another nice place to go if you are travelling on the area is the beautiful city of Poitiers,is located in an area called La Vienne,just south of Tours.It has a...

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  • 11. Centre de Congres VINCI

    Very close to the station is the Centre de Congres Vinci. If you can find this modern building, you'd be able to get to the Tourist office which is just across...

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  • 12. Gare S.N.C.F.

    The main train station. Most will undoubtedly come this way. I took the train from the Parisian airport & reached here & then to Paris from here again. It's a...

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  • 13. Arriving Tours (from Paris) & A great start!

    No, I didn't book a tour to Tours.I took the TGV (Train a Grande Vitesse) instead! & that's French version of bullet train. After arriving into Paris from...

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  • 14. Castellane must sees

    Saint-Victors church-12 th century and is a historic monument.The pentagonal keep-which is part of the ancient ramparts(14th century)The clock tower-which has a...

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  • 15. History of Castellane

    In the 5th century,Castellane became the centre of a bishopric.Barbarian invasions in 9th century led to the fortification the the "roc"and the creation by...

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  • 16. Origines of the Verdon.

    The Verdon river starts at a height of 2150m in the Sestriere Massif near Allos Pass.Down to the valleys,the water it stopped by the hydrolic dams of Castillon...

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  • 17. Verdon means gift of the green

    Verdon will take your breath away.It is a deep green colour and nature has given its waters a large quanity of flourine which acts on small algae and creates...

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  • 18. Verdon Canyon

    Nothing more romantic than the contrast of rock and abyss,of green waters and crimson shade,than this sky which resembles the Homeric sea and this wind which...

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  • 19. Castellane

    Castellane town is dominated by a huge 184m high limestone rock,on top which stands the Notre-Dame du Roc chapel.Castellane is a popular stop over at the...

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  • 20. Roman's ruins

    Tours is known since times of Juli Caesar. They say that we can watch Roman's ruins in the city though I'm very doubt of its origin...

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  • 21. FUTUROSCOPE

    In this park,you'll discover the new movie technology systems as 3-D,,movies in motions,IMAX,and lots more!.This is the perfect place to spend a day in family.

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  • 22. Place Jean Jaures

    The square near the flower market. It's full of activities, bustling with life & a feeling of wonder!

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  • 23. The shopping district

    This is Tours, France. Not Paris, but nonetheless a French city. Shopping is good... if you can find the time to shop, that is.

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  • 24. A room with a view

    Watching the world goes by... I used to do that a lot in my undergraduate days... dreaming... hoping... & just being...

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  • 25. Fontaine de Beaune

    The fountain...The children...The ambience...The feeling...The vacation...The memory...The path to enlightenment? ;-)

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