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Published on 13/10/2011

Touraine, in the footsteps of Saint Martin

Martin, a European ahead of his time!

More than 3700 churches and 220 towns in France now bear the name of Martin. And Touraine? It has been shaped by the memory of the saint. Everywhere you will find chapels, vineyards and trails that tell a story related to this extensive travel (...)

Published on 12/10/2011

Plus de Touraine, 1000 rooms at 50% off

Once again this year, Touraine caters to those looking for an autumn getaway. For the 6 weekends between Friday November 4th and Sunday December 11th, some forty hotels (2, 3 and 4 stars) and holiday complexes are offering rooms at half price. Details and reservations at www.plus (...)

Published on 06/10/2011

« L’Auberge du XIIe siècle », in Saché.

A local native is a rising star.

"I grew up in Saché where I went to school and church. I went past the Auberge every day". Thierry Jimenez, a native of the area, learned that this "favourite restaurant in Touraine"where Balzac used to dinewas up for sale in 1998 and he jumped (...)

Published on 06/10/2011

In castle country, technology is supreme.

Chenonceau, when heritage rhymes with innovation!

Chenonceau... Some visitors come for the sumptuous floral compositions, others come to appreciate the magnificent vaulted kitchens. Teenagers, on the other hand, come to experience the i-Pod video! It's a generational thing. This (...)

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