Brimming with culture, nature and good food, Tours is a great starting point to visit the world famous castles and vineyards of Touraine. What’s more, Paris is just an hour away with the high-speed train!
Art and history permeate this city surrounded by stunning nature. The home of François Rabelais and Honoré de Balzac, Touraine is committed to preserving its beautiful language and huge cultural heritage. Locals claim French is spoken better here than anywhere else. Tours, capital of the province, is exciting, lively, young and vibrant: the perfect destination to get to know the French savoir-vivre. The local food culture is also something to savour.