TOURS CITY IN THE LOIRE VALLEY, FRANCE : The city of Tour in the Loirevalley in France

The Loire valley, France travel guide : Loire valley trip, tourism and holidays

Tours is a city situated in the center of the Loire valley (See how to get to Tours from Paris)

Tours is renowned for its architecture and history, the Loire valley food (Find a restaurant in Tours) and the Loire valley wine. Tours city is a good place for exploring the Loire valley region and castles (See which castles are situated around Tours)

The weather of Tours is usually cold in winter and sweet to hot in summer

PLACES TO SEE IN TOURS CITY (LOIRE VALLEY, FRANCE) : What to see in Tourcity, France

The Loire valley, France travel guide : Loire valley trip, tourism and holidays

Tours is a city situated in the center of the Loire valley

Tours is renowned for

* its Saint Gatien Cathedral (photo)
* its old architecture in narrow streets
* the Loire valley wine, especially Touraine wines, which vineyards are situated around Tours.

PLACES TO SEE AROUND TOURS CITY (LOIRE VALLEY, FRANCE) : What to see around Tour city, France

The Loire valley, France travel guide : Loire valley trip, tourism and holidays

Tours is a city situated in the center of the Loire valley

Nearest places to see around Tours are :

* Chinon castle, Villandry castle, Chenonceau castle, Azay-le-Rideau castle and Amboise castle
* the Touraine wines situated around Tours :
o Vouvray (white wine)
o Chinon (white, rosé and especially red wine)
o Bourgueil and Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil (light red wines)
o Cheverny and Cour-Cheverny

CHINON CASTLE IN THE LOIRE VALLEY, FRANCE : Chinon chateau (Loire valley,France) travel guide

What to see in the Loire valley, France travel guide : Loire valley trip, tourism and holidays

Chinon castle is situated in Loire valley ( West of France ).

Chinon chateau is the castle of Chinon town, a beautiful rampart and citadels architecture town liyng on the Vienne river, a few kms from its confluence with the Loire river.

Chinon town is situated approximatively 50 kms South West from Tours and 30 kms South from Saumur

Joan d’Arc went in Chinon castle. Henri the second of Plantagenets and his son Richard the LionHeart died in the Chinon chateau

Around Chinon town, you may appreciate to discover the Chinon vineyards

CHENONCEAU CASTLE IN THE LOIRE VALLEY, FRANCE : Chenonceaux chateau(Loire valley, France) travel guide

What to see in the Loire valley, France travel guide : Loire valley trip, tourism and holidays

Chenonceau castle is situated in Loire valley ( West of France ).

Chenonceau castle

Chenonceau chateau is lying on the Cher river. It is known as the chateau of the Dames de Chenonceau, because many women took place in its construction : Diane de Poitiers, Catherine de Medici…

Chenonceaux chateau is situated approximatively 40 kms East from Tours

Around Chenonceau chateau, you may appreciate to discover the Touraine vineyards

AMBOISE CASTLE IN THE LOIRE VALLEY, FRANCE : Anboize chateau (Loirevalley, France) travel guide

What to see in the Loire valley, France travel guide : Loire valley trip, tourism and holidays

Amboise castle is situated in Loire valley ( West of France ).

Amboise chateau is the castle of Amboise town, a beautiful rampart and citadels architecture town liyng on the Loire river.

Amboise chateau is situated approximatively 30 kms East from Tours

Around Amboise chateau, you may appreciate to discover the Touraine vineyards

 

AZAY LE RIDEAU CASTLE IN THE LOIRE VALLEY, FRANCE : Azay le Ridau chateau(Loire valley, France) travel guide

What to see in the Loire valley, France travel guide : Loire valley trip, tourism and holidays

Azay le Rideau castle is situated in Loire valley ( West of France ).

Azay le Ridau chateau was built on an island in the Indre river

Azay le Rideau chateau is situated approximatively 30 kms South west from Tours

Around Azay le Rideau chateau, you may appreciate to discover the Touraine vineyards

THE WEATHER OF CHARTRES FRANCE : the usual weather in Chartres France

Chartres, France weather forecast for your vacation and holidays

Chartres is situated in center France. The climate of western France is usually cold in winter and mild to hot in summer

THE WEATHER OF BOURGES FRANCE : the usual weather in Bourges France

Bourges, France weather forecast for your vacation and holidays

Bourges is situated in center France. The climate of western France is usually cold in winter and mild to hot in summer