Attractions to explore nearby Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tours
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
The Jardin des Prébendes d'Oé is a public garden, located in the heart of Tours, created in 1872 by the Bühler brothers. Placed between rue des Prébendes, rue Roger Salengro, rue Lakanal, and rue du Boisdenier, it is an English-style garden that offers a beautiful diversity of trees and flowers, with two bandstands and statues. of writers from Tours such as Pierre de Ronsard that of Jean-Baptiste Marie Meusnier de La Place and then Honorat de Bueil de Racan.
This Botanical Garden is located on a former wetland once crossed by the Sainte-Anne stream. It was built between 1831 and 1843, it began as a collection of about 2,000 medical and exotic plants arranged in greenhouses containing about 500 plants, orchard, and garden proper. The garden has survived numerous attacks floods, storms, etc. One of the nice location from where you can know about the rich varieties of flora and fauna.
The Cisse is a French river crossing the departments of Indre-et-Loire and Loir-et-Cher, a tributary of the right bank of the Loire. The river takes its source in the commune of Rhodon. Its banks are a nice place to spend some leisure time. You can have fish and also one of the nice locations with natural beauty.