Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Tours, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 10 sights
Distance 3.1 km
Ascend 38 m
Descend 37 m

Experience Tours in France in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in ToursIndividual Sights in Tours

Sight 1: Église Saint-Symphorien

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The Church of Saint-Symphorien is a building located in Tours, on the north bank of the Loire River. The first mention made of it is made by Charles the Bald, in 852, who confirmed the "possessions of Marmoutier". Sources often attest to this possession. Until the eighteenth century, it was always placed under the dependency of the abbey of Marmoutier.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Symphorien de Tours (FR)

1018 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 2: Maison dite de Bonaventure

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356 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 3: Grand Théâtre

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The Grand Théâtre de Tours is a municipal building classified as a historical monument located on rue de la Scellerie in Tours in the Vieux-Tours. With a performance hall of more than nine hundred seats, it is the headquarters of the Tours Opera, which has a permanent choir and also houses the Symphony Orchestra of the Centre-Val de Loire-Tours region.

Wikipedia: Grand Théâtre de Tours (FR)

294 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: Ruines de l'Hôtel de Beaune-Semblançay

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The Hôtel de Beaune-Semblançay is a former private mansion of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries located in Tours in the Old Tours, one of the few vestiges of the city's Renaissance architecture. This building has been classified as a historical monument since 9 August 1941 and 21 October 1947.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Beaune-Semblançay (FR)

0 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 5: Fontaine de Beaune-Semblançay

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The Beaune-Semblançay fountain is a sixteenth-century fountain, still functional, located in Tours in the Vieux-Tours. It has been classified as a historical monument since 12 July 1886.

Wikipedia: Fontaine de Beaune-Semblançay (FR)

167 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Église Saint-Julien

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Église Saint-Julien This photo was taken by Eusebius (Guillaume Piolle).Feel free to reuse it, but always credit me as the author as specified below. / CC BY 3.0

The church of Saint-Julien de Tours, located in Tours in the Vieux-Tours in France, is the abbey church of a former Benedictine abbey whose origin dates back to the sixth century; it dates mainly from the thirteenth century. It was classified as a historical monument by the 1840 list.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Julien de Tours (FR), Website

43 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Musée du Compagnonnage

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The Musée du Compagnonnage de Tours is a French municipal museum located in the city of Tours, north of the Rue Nationale. The museum of the beautiful work[to be defined] is set up in the former abbey of Saint-Julien.

Wikipedia: Musée du Compagnonnage de Tours (FR), Website

285 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Hôtel Goüin

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The Hôtel Goüin is a hôtel particulier in Tours, France.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Goüin (EN), Website

64 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 9: Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré

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The Center for Contemporary Creation Olivier-Debré is a contemporary art center located in Tours.

Wikipedia: Centre de création contemporaine Olivier-Debré (FR), Facebook, Website

850 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 10: Église Notre-Dame La Riche

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The Notre-Dame-la-Riche church is a church in the city of Tours in the Old-Tours, rue Georges-Courteline, in Indre-et-Loire. She gave her name to the city of the rich.

Wikipedia: Église Notre-Dame-la-Riche (FR)


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