Group 572

Visiting Tours

Situated between the Cher and Loire rivers, Tours is a lively city. With its rich historical heritage, it proudly displays its distinctive features. Typical architecture with timber-framed facades and monuments that dominate the city.

Landmark monuments

These include the cathedral of Saint-Gatien, with its Gothic façade and Renaissance peaks. It is home to a number of 18th-century stained-glass windows. The Basilique Saint-Martin is also a must-see for lovers of history and architecture alike.

Tours and its charming narrow streets

Tours is also a town full of charm. Strolling through the pedestrianised streets of "Vieux Tours" is guaranteed to surprise you at every turn. These narrow streets lead to the Place Plumereau, the town's nerve centre.