Tours, France

the 15th-century French capital and seat of kings

History of Tours

Tours is between France's Loire and Cher rivers. This is where the Battle of Tours took place in 732. The city was first named Caesarodunum which means the hill of Caesar, but the name evoled in the 4th century. During the first World War tpurs became a garrison town with resident general staff.
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People of Tours

Popular for its tourism. It has impressive medieval center, parks and a busy university of some 25,000 students. Also has many transport systems. Tours is also known for its mediveval district called le Vieux Tours. Tours also has many brigdes crossings.

Bastille Day

Clarion Hotel Chateau Belmont, Tours

This hotel is located around woods. Also within 4 km of the Botanical Garden of Tours and Gare de Tours train station. The rooms and suites have flat-screens, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. They also have minibars, microwaves and minifridges

About Tours

The city of Tours has a population of 140,000. There are several parks located within the city. The most common style of building is white with blue slate roofs. Tours is a place for Catholics who follow the Holy Face of Jesus. Venerable Leo Dupont was known as The Holy Man of Tours.

La Deuvalière

La Deuvalière is a 16th century building build with its traditional exposed beams and red hexagonal floor tiles, the building is typical of the architecture around historic "Place Plumereau" in the heart of Tours.

This resturant was opened in October 2003. The menu changes every three months to take advantage of the best indredients