Old City of Tours, Loire Valley Old City of Tours, Loire Valley

At the heart of the Valley of the Kings, Tours can rightly be considered the cradle of the French Renaissance, as the city features a rich heritage from this period.

It is also renowned for its way of life, its museums and its gardens. Because of its location, Tours has a special relationship with the Loire, one that has influenced the history, culture, heritage, and landscape of the city and its surroundings. Without even leaving the city, visitors can enjoy the islands and banks of the Loire while cycling or walking.

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