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The capital of the region (Touraine) and a lovely city on the Loire. Lovely old town and antique shops, many festivals throughout the year. About an hour from us.
Le Marché du Carreau des Halles, Tours The historic city of Tours has a staggering 20 markets. Le Marché du Carreau des Halles is a real farmers’ market, with dusty vegetables pulled fresh from the fields. Established in 1833, it is one of the oldest in the city. It is a great place for fresh, local…
Tours is a city with a really good selection of shops, from department stores such as Galeries Lafayette, Printemps, Monoprix etc to smaller boutiques offering clothes, shoes, original items for interior decorating, kitchen equipment and more. On Fridays there is a large flower market in the city…
This is our local city, with a lovely mediaeval old town and sitting out for drinks and food, allso visit the museums, art gallery, cathedral, theatre and shops