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A summer in Tours wouldn't be complete without a guinguette café. Come alone or with your family to hit the dance floor, play chess, enjoy a relaxing read, have a drink with friends, go for a boat ride, or enjoy a film or concert or simply let yourself be surprised.
A Renaissance castle, nestled in a valley surrounded by rose bouquets and fragrances bursting from the terraced gardens. Further up, an ocean of poppies dotted with cornflowers sets the background of this country extravaganza.
A hundred wine growers from the four corners of Touraine leave the hillsides of both banks of the Loire to converge under the tree canopy on boulevard Béranger, in the heart of downtown Tours. Meetings, discussions, workshops and tasting flourish here.
Music, circus, dancing, fireworks, theatre, magic, gigantic machines... It's funny, wild, creative, off-beat: a genuine festival! For two days, the performances of nearly sixty street art troupes become the focal point of life in the Joué-lès-Tours village centre.
For two days, the Sainte-Maure cheese capital in Touraine turns into a gigantic French cheese platter. Producers, wholesalers, ripeners, and enthusiasts come together to celebrate cheese.
Let the show begin! From the Chapit'auc to the Gloriette and Apérocks in local bars, with the sound on high and a touch of the wild, this combination of genres and generations has been a hit since 1986.
"And in Meslay, under the 13th century wooden arches, the music sings in harmony with the wonderful architecture(...)" wrote Sviatoslav Richter. Known as "a giant of the piano", he is the instigator of this festival, which now includes the "Dernière escale de l(...)
From the city hall, the joyous parade heralded by the flags of Italian regions heads up the banks of the Loire, passes by the Saint-Denis church, dawdles along rue Nationale and finishes inside the castle.
Time turns back in the park surrounding the home of Jacques de Beaune, superintendant of finances under Francis I. Centurions, pilgrims and crusaders, horses and knights, fierce fighters, fair ladies and lovely damsels, enlightened philosophers and impassioned sans-culottes bring the ..(...)
It's a lucid dream. Diane de Poitiers welcomes you to her sumptuous, illuminated, newly established garden. The exuberance of the white rosebushes accentuates the simplicity of the path layout. The flowerbeds come alive with a water fountain that echoes the castle bathed in light.
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