Other noteworthy towns & villages
Many other towns in Touraine are definitely worth a stop, whether to do a little market shopping, or to visit a monument or go on a short hike. Three villages in particular, all members of 'Plus beaux villages de France' (France's most beautiful villages), are noteworthy: Montrésor, Candes-Saint-Martin and Crissy-sur-Manse.
Along the little Loire Valley roads
On the other hand, Villaines-les-Rochers is known for its traditional French basketrywork: 70 basketry craftsmen are located in the town where wicker is worked year-round.
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