To do in Touraine

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From the unmissable Place Plumereau in Tours to the chateaux of the Loire, come to discover the landscapes and monuments of “Jardin de la France” and of its region.

Visits

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In the city of Tours, you can visit the Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Compagnonnage, the Natural History Museum and the CCC OD (Contemporary Creation Centre Olivier Debré).

Around Tours, visit the chateaux of Chenonceau, Azay-le-Rideau, Amboise, le Clos Luçé…
Discover also Villandry and Chaumont-sur-Loire with their fantastic gardens.
Take this opportunity to visit also the writers’ homes: La Devinière where lived François REBELAIS, Le Prieuré de Saint-Cosme where stayed RONSARD, the chateau of Saché where lived BALZAC, the aquarium of Touraine or the aquatic centre of Lac.
You can also visit the petrifying caves of Savonnières or the Troglodytes Houses.

Stop in some atypical small villages like Candes-Saint-Martin, Crissay-sur-Manse, Chédigny…

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Sport

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  • Get an aerial view on a hot air balloon.
  • Go for a walk along the Loire riverside, on foot or by bike.(Loire à vélo).
  • Do not forget the canoe, an excellent way to explore the Loire.
  • Discover tree climbing, leisure parks (Lulu Parc), or the rides on a donkey for children.
  • For adults, kart racing, horse riding, golf or simply a ride on an electric bike are waiting for you.

Gastronomy

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Have a break in one the many wine cellars of Touraine (white wines of Vouvray or Montlouis, and red wines of Chinon, Bourgueil or Saint-Nicolas)

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Contact us

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24 Place Rabelais
37000 Tours

Phone

02 47 37 04 64

Mail

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