The unmissable city of Tours is a UNESCO World heritage site and a key destination of the Loire Valley. Located in the heart of the “Chateaux de la Loire”, surrounded by vineyards and exceptional heritage sites, the city takes you to unexpected places to unveil a lot of surprises!
500th anniversary of Renaissance
The Loire Valley is a historic birthplace of the Renaissance in France, the land of Leonardo da Vinci – a place where 500 years ago, men accomplished great progress in multiple sectors with curiosity and courage.
2019 will mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci at Amboise, the start of the construction of the Château of Chambord and the birth of Catherine de’ Medici in Florence. The Loire Valley region will celebrate the artistic, scientific and intellectual effervescence of the Renaissance in France with guided visits, original excursions, innovative exhibitions and unique moments filled with conviviality…an exceptional programme to complete an unexpected break.
Tours Loire Valley Tourist Office
Tours Loire Valley Tourist Office and its incoming agencies can take care of your of itineraries, stays and excursions for groups and FITs. The team is made of 5 experts who manage more than 800 groups per year.
Services include: guide-services in English, hotel bookings, restaurants, visit of vineyards and bespoke activities.
Key services: free quotes, organisation of visits, excursions, stays, stop-lunches, bookings, bespoke itineraries.