Welcome to Tours!
City of art and history, Tours is the gateway to the Loire valley region, in the heart of an area with a rich heritage. Tours is within a short distance from the prestigious Loire Valley Chateaux (Amboise, Chambord, Chenonceau, Chinon, Langeais, Villandry). In addition, Tours offers a wide range of local attractions: preserved historic center, fine art museum, magnificent cathedral and basilica, gastronomy (restaurants, visits of vineyards and cheese refining cellars), vivacious markets (flea markets, flavors of food markets, scents of flower markets)…
But Tours is also well known for its natural environment: splendid city parks and gardens, many different types of path walks along the Loire River, the last wild river in Europe. Natural and cultural heritage of Tours make it a very pleasant city to live and to visit.
In partnership with the Tourism Office of Tours and Air France/KLM, the Local Organizing Committee provide you all information to prepare your travel and offer you different opportunities for your accommodations. In addition, we propose you different cultural excursions in order to discover Tours and the Loire valley region.
Enjoy your stay!