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The monuments of Tours loire valley

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Visiter St. Martin Basilica -Towers

St. Martin Basilica -Towers

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The first basilica of St. Martin, dated the fifth century, was already on the site of the current. Destroyed by the...

Visiter Tours Station

Tours Station

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Tours station is the work of the architect Victor Laloux Touraine, who also has the Orsay train station....

Visiter Cycling Loire

Cycling Loire

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Tours is undoubtedly one of the best departures for the Loire by bike! "This fully cycleable, marked, secure route...

Visiter Cité Mame - Tours

Cité Mame - Tours

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Near the Halles de Tours, these comfortable houses with small gardens at very low rent were built between 1860 and 1875...

Visiter Garden of the Museum of Fine Arts

Garden of the Museum of Fine Arts

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With its English-style garden to the south and the French to the north, the exterior of the Museum des Beaux-Arts...

Visiter Market Square

Market Square

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The Place du Grand Marché is one of the five places around which Old Tours is organized. Remarkable wooden facades...

Visiter Place Plumereau

Place Plumereau

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Former carroi (crossroads) with hats, ie the flower market, this square was the economic center of the city from the...

Visiter Wilson Bridge

Wilson Bridge

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Revealed at night by a lighting design imagined by the famous designer Pierre Bideau, the Wilson Bridge is one of the...

Visiter Abbey of Marmoutier - Tours

Abbey of Marmoutier - Tours

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It is on this isolated site that Saint Martin founded in the 4th century, a year after being elected bishop of Tours, ...

Visiter Charlemagne Tower

Charlemagne Tower

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This tower belonged to the former collegiate church St Martin erected between the 11th and the 14th century....

Visiter Castle and Gardens of Villandry

Castle and Gardens of Villandry

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Completed around 1536, Villandry is the last of the great castles built in Val de Loire at the time of the Renaissance....

Visiter Gardens of Villandry

Gardens of Villandry

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It is without doubt one of the most beautiful sets of gardens in France. The Herculean work undertaken in 1906 by...

Visiter The "fourth landscape"

The "fourth landscape"

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The tram, inaugurated in September 2013 serves the city of Tours and Joué-lès-Tours through 29 stations on fifteen...

Visiter Former Hall of the Armory - Tours

Former Hall of the Armory - Tours

House

It was here, in the hall of Manège now gone, that in 1920 a founding moment took place in the history of the French and...

Visiter Library - Tours

Library - Tours

Library

Here, it is called the Lady with the green hat! "A pyramidal roof clad in patinated copper, a cubical pavilion...

Visiter Brewery of the Univers - Tours

Brewery of the Univers - Tours

Brewery

The Brasserie de l'Univers was part of the hotel of the same name built in 1845. These are the old stables...

Visiter Saint-Gatien Cathedral - Tours

Saint-Gatien Cathedral - Tours

Cathedral

Open book of Gothic art, the Saint-Gatien cathedral has all the styles. Built between the thirteenth and sixteenth...

Visiter Municipal Sports Center - Tours

Municipal Sports Center - Tours

Monument

The Robert Grenon Municipal Sports Center was inaugurated in 1955 and brings together in the center of Tours an Olympic...

Visiter Center of Contemporary Creation Olivier Debré - Tours

Center of Contemporary Creation Olivier Debré - Tours

Museum

Since March 11, 2017, the Contemporary Creation Center Olivier Debré (former CCC) has endowed Tours and the Loire...

Visiter National Choreographic Center of Tours

National Choreographic Center of Tours

Auditorium

A key word: creation. An atypical location: the former Giraudeau industrial district. The National Choreographic Center...

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