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Private Tour: Loire Valley Castles Day Trip from Paris
"After pickup from your central Paris hotel in an air-conditioned minivan relax on the scenic drive to the Loire Valley in central France. Below are the two sets of castles you can choose to visit on your private tour. Option one: Amboise Chenonceau and Chambord CastlesWith your private guide explore Château d’Amboise in the heart of the beautiful Touraine region. Learn about this fascinating Gothic-Renaissance castle that was favored by French kings and visit the Chapel of St Hubert where the famous Renaissance painter Leonardo da Vinci is buried.Your tour continues to Château de Chenonceau noted for its elegant regal décor that has no doubt helped to make it one of the most popular French châteaux. After touring the castle
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Private Tour: Loire Valley Castles Day Trip from Paris
"After pickup from your central Paris hotel in an air-conditioned minivan relax on the scenic drive to the Loire Valley in central France. Below are the two sets of castles you can choose to visit on your private tour. Option one: Amboise Chenonceau and Chambord CastlesWith your private guide explore Château d’Amboise in the heart of the beautiful Touraine region. Learn about this fascinating Gothic-Renaissance castle that was favored by French kings and visit the Chapel of St Hubert where the famous Renaissance painter Leonardo da Vinci is buried.Your tour continues to Château de Chenonceau noted for its elegant regal décor that has no doubt helped to make it one of the most popular French châteaux. After touring the castle
From EUR260.00
 
Private Tour: Loire Valley Castles Day Trip from Paris
"After pickup from your central Paris hotel in an air-conditioned minivan relax on the scenic drive to the Loire Valley in central France. Below are the two sets of castles you can choose to visit on your private tour. Option one: Amboise Chenonceau and Chambord CastlesWith your private guide explore Château d’Amboise in the heart of the beautiful Touraine region. Learn about this fascinating Gothic-Renaissance castle that was favored by French kings and visit the Chapel of St Hubert where the famous Renaissance painter Leonardo da Vinci is buried.Your tour continues to Château de Chenonceau noted for its elegant regal décor that has no doubt helped to make it one of the most popular French châteaux. After touring the castle
From EUR260.00

Le Vieux Tour (Old Town Tours) Tips (15)

Place Plumereau

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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codrutz
Sep 29, 2008

Tour Charlemagne

The medieval district of the old town is well restored. Small Place Plumereau is surrounded by ensemble of fahverque houses of the XV century. Walking through labyrinthes of narrow streets gives a...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Nov 11, 2006

Plumroe Square

Picturesque Place Plumerau and Place du Grand Marche are the center of the Old town.Walking along the old city is rather pleasant.It is possible to find there a cosy cafe and to drink a cup of coffee,...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Nov 11, 2006

Enjoy Place Plumereau

Place Plumerau is the main square of the ‘old town’. With tourism the main business in the district these days, it is hardly surprising that it is well served with a choice of eating and drinking...
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tiabunna
Jun 21, 2006

Walk the old town.

The ”Vieille Ville” part of Tours has a goodly number of buildings dating from the 14th and 15th centuries. Incredibly, I have read that there were moves in 1957 to ‘do a Haussmann’ and replace much...
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tiabunna
Jun 20, 2006

The little alleys and streets of old town

The old town of Tours is very beautiful and lively. I enjoyed walking along the little streets and alleys and popping into some shops every now and then. There's also a nice ice-cream bar in the old...
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FinElina
May 10, 2006

Rue Gd Marche

Another charming sight. As I delved into the Old City, the layers of familiarity began to unfold & I began to feel a sense of belonging here. It's almost as if I had been here before. A most...
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Sharrie
Jun 01, 2003

Rue du Commerce

One of the main streets of the old town. Tours is a very safe city to walk in. No beggars like in Paris & no pickpocketers. Well, at least as I've experienced it! Perhaps I'm dressed too poorly to...
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Sharrie
Jun 01, 2003

Place Anatole?

This is not a tip. It's not a must-see. It's something I saw which I've no idea what it's all about. It's something I thought interesting despite not knowing anything. It's just something I wish to...
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Sharrie
May 31, 2003

Exploring the Old Town

Just a short walk away from St. Gathien is the old town of the city. The atmosphere is a little touristy, like most of the old towns. It has nice architecture though & it's here that I found the...
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Sharrie
May 31, 2003

The city of Loches

The city of Loches.Nice mediaval city. Visit the funny church with square shaped towers.One of numerous place where Jeanne d'Arc have stopped in her life (it's funny how everybody in France wants to...
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Pierre_Rouss
Nov 21, 2002

Wooden Shophouses

These wooden shophouses are said to be from the 16th & 17th century. Anyone can verify that? It's not that important to me, but you know, some people are very particular about the century!
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Sharrie
Jun 01, 2003
 
 
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Rue du Rempart

Rue du Rempart is the most beautiful street in Eguisheim and consequently the main part of the recommended round tour of the village. The ramparts which gave the street its name are not visible from...
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North from the Basilique St-Martin to the river is Le Vieux Tour

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