Travel Information


To reach Tours city, the local organizing committee recommends flying to Paris (Air France/KLM – Attractive discounts) and then taking a direct train connection from the airport to Tours.

From Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Tours train station

For those who prefer to make a stop in Paris city, Tours City can be reached from two train stations in Paris: Montparnasse-Bienvenue station (High Speed Train connection 1h) and Austerlitz station (Intercity Train connection 2h). Ticket information


Access to train station in Paris from Paris airports

From Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport to Montparnasse-Bienvenue central station: Transport Map from Roissy to Montparnasse train station

From Paris-Orly Airport to Montparnasse-Bienvenue central station: Transport Map from Orly Airport to Montparnasse train station

Tours International Airport

You can also fly directly to Tours from the following airports: London Stansted, Dublin, Porto, Figari and Marseille. From Tour airport, you can reach the city by tram or taxi.

Tours City Transportation

Bus and Tram are the most convenient way to travel within Tours city.

In addition to public transportation, cabs are readily available throughout the city. Taxi Tours Taxi Val de Loire Touraine Taxi


Tours enjoys a temperate climate. During summers from June till early September, life in Tours becomes agreeable with pleasant heat and a great level of sunshine. The annual mean temperature is 20°C (68°F).

Time zone

France is 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).


The currency of France is the Euro (€). Recently, the exchange rate is around 0.88 € for 1 US $.


All French buildings use an electric outlet of 220 volts.

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