Cathédrale Saint-Gatien - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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The Saint-Gatien Cathedral of Tours is a Roman Catholic cathedral, located in Tours in the Vieux-Tours, in Indre-et-Loire. Dedicated to Saint Gatien, the first bishop of Tours, it is the seat of the archdiocese of Tours and the metropolitan cathedral of the ecclesiastical province of Tours. It was classified as a historical monument by the list of 1862.

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Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tours

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tours

0.09km from Cathédrale Saint-Gatien

Museum of Fine Arts of Tours is located in the bishop's former palace. This place offers a wide choice of routes: permanent collections, temporary exhibitions, conferences, concerts, routes for young people, library, documentation as well as an educational service for school. It has over 12,000 works of which 1,000 are on show to the public. The museum was classified as a monument historique in 1983.

Rue Nationale

Rue Nationale

0.55km from Cathédrale Saint-Gatien

One of the oldest shopping streets in France which was around seven kilometers long which connects the place Anatole France, where it leads to the Pont Wilson, and the Avenue de Grammont. The street is completely lined with shops. There are two statues of René Descartes and François Rabelais in the street. The Musée des Vins and the Musée du Compagnonnage are located on this street. You can have a long walk in this street and also yo90u can shop for what you want from here at a reasonable price.

Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré

Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré

0.69km from Cathédrale Saint-Gatien

It is Neither museum nor foundation. With a total area of ​​4,500 square meters, the CCC OD has three exhibition spaces: the nave has monumental installations permanently visible from the outside, the black gallery is dedicated to artists of our time and the white gallery is regularly devoted to the work of Olivier Debré. The CCC OD also has a bookstore and a restaurant. One of the nice location where you can understand the history.

Hôtel Goüin

Hôtel Goüin

0.73km from Cathédrale Saint-Gatien

A rare example of Renaissance architecture in Tours which now hosts innovative, regularly changing temporary exhibitions and so more. There is a Museum of the Archaeological Society of Touraine presents a wide variety of collections ranging from prehistory to the 18th Century.

Basilica of Saint Martin, Tours

Basilica of Saint Martin, Tours

0.9km from Cathédrale Saint-Gatien

A stylish neo Byzantine basilica was built in the year 1886 and It was at first served by a community of monks under an abbot. One of the beautiful church which is famous in this area and is also a good example of the architecture of France.

Place Plumereau

Place Plumereau

0.95km from Cathédrale Saint-Gatien

One of the largest conserved urban areas in Europe, where cafes and restaurants sit beneath and mansions and half-timbered houses from the 15th century, alongside the beautiful Romanesque and Renaissance façades. , this square was the economic center of the city from the 13th to the 16th century. Originally it was a simple widening of the street of the Grand Market in which emerged the street of 3 Pucelles. It is an important complex of medieval civil architecture in the manner, widespread in ce

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Centre-Val de Loire

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The Centre-Val de Loire is a large inland region of central France located in the south-west of the French capital Paris. The region is known for its fine historical towns, for its vineyards and agricultural produce, and for its many beautiful castles.

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