Key events in Touraine, Loire Valley

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Noël à Chenonceau

From 12.50 €

Christmas at Chenonceau

from 06/12/2014 to 04/01/2015 - CHENONCEAUX

The floral workshop at the castle gives traditions a new twist with many surprises... White, gold, red and green. Visitors will enjoy exploring the work of the florists and their new creations that will delight both young and old.

Château du Clos Lucé 2009

From 19 €

L'Univers de la Création

from 01/05/2015 to 30/06/2015 - AMBOISE

Since 2007, the works of recently nominated Masters of Art and their students have been on exhibit at Leonardo da Vinci’s home. Felt makers, fan makers, silkscreen printers, instrument makers, etc., their expertise encompasses memory and skill, creation and transmission.

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Le Festival des Roses

from 30/05/2015 to 31/05/2015 - CHEDIGNY

Two days strolling in a garden village. Meet professional nurserymen and rose specialists and experience exhibitions, painters and craftsmen.

Vitiloire 2014

From 5 €


from 30/05/2015 to 31/05/2015 - TOURS

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.

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Aucard de Tours

from 02/06/2015 to 06/06/2015 - TOURS

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.

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Les Années Joué

from 05/06/2015 to 07/06/2015 - JOUE-LES-TOURS

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.

Foire aux fromages 2012

Foire aux Fromages

from 06/06/2015 to 07/06/2015 - SAINTE-MAURE-DE-TOURAINE

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.

Fêtes musicales en Touraine

From 28 €

Fêtes musicales en Touraine

from 19/06/2015 to 28/06/2015 - PARCAY-MESLAY

"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(...)

Scenoféerie de Semblançay

From 18 €

La Scénoféerie - Le Grand Spectacle de Touraine

from 27/06/2015 to 15/08/2015 - SEMBLANCAY

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 ..(...)

Nocturnes au château de Chenonceau

From 6 €

Illuminated gardens

from 01/07/2015 to 31/08/2015 - CHENONCEAUX

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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