Tours, a thousand-year-old city, boasts outstanding heritage. During a weekend, discover the major sites close to your hotel. Visit Saint-Gatien Cathedral and Saint-Martin Basilica, admire the works at the Museum of Fine Arts, and be enraptured before the castle. A walk through Vieux Tours is a delight. Soap up the atmosphere radiating from the neighborhoods of Les Halles and La Scellerie and from Place Plumereau. Antique shops, grocer’s shops, and timber-framed houses all compete for your attention.
A divine witness to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, Tours hides architectural gems. Cathedral, churches, castle, private mansions, and timber-framed houses emerge from every street corner. Between sightseeing trips, treat yourself to a gourmet break at the market or in the gourmet restaurants. Some sunshine? The city has beautiful green spaces, in particular Prébendes d'Oé Garden. If you would like to make your stay longer in Indre-et-Loire, opt for a circuit of the castles of in the Loire, not far from our Première Classe hotels: Chenonceaux, Azay-le-Rideau, Chinon, Amboise, and more.
Amaze your children by planning excursions that are diverse and accessible to all. Start with a walk in Vieux Tours. With its timber-framed houses and its castle, the historical district will dazzle you. The city is packed full of beautifully landscaped parks and gardens. These places are especially popular with families. And how about a trip to see the châteaux of the Loire? The Parc des Mini-Châteaux in Amboise is a hit with children with its reduced-sized monuments. Come back to your Première Classe hotel room with many fun times to remember.