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Tours sur Loire

Tours sur Loire

from 17/05/2015 to 27/09/2015 - TOURS

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.

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.


Les Nuits Solaires

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

Parcours lumière sonorisé sur les rives de l’Indrois, pour découvrir Montrésor et son château sous une autre nuit...

Scenoféerie de Semblançay

From 18 €

La Scénoféerie - Le Grand Spectacle de Touraine

from 04/07/2015 to 22/08/2015 - 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 ..(...)

Grand spectacle nocturne : A la Cour du Roy

From 15 €

A la Cour du Roy - Grand spectacle nocturne au Château Royal d'Amboise

from 08/07/2015 to 29/08/2015 - AMBOISE

Leonardo da Vinci presents a new project to the King. Triboulet, the court jester, makes fun of everyone and everything. Pavane, branle and gaillarde dances are elegantly performed by guests in splendid dress. The villagers celebrate and partners prance.


Marché de potiers et céramistes

from 15/08/2015 to 16/08/2015 - LANGEAIS

This large pottery and ceramics market is a feast for the eyes and hands. Young and old alike will enjoy the feel of clay in their hands as they try modelling, throwing and shaping. An opportunity to appreciate the hidden wealth of this craft, thanks to exhibitors from all around France(...)

forêt des livres

La Forêt des Livres


Under the plane tree canopy, authors, celebrities and visitors interact with ease. This cultural celebration in the heart of the forest village of Chanceaux-près-Loches is characterised by signatures, exchanges, exhibitions and conferences. A charming preview of the literary season. (...)

Vignes Vins Randos

From 8 €

Vignes, vins et randos en Val de Loire

from 05/09/2015 to 06/09/2015 - TOURS

The grapes are nearly ripe. A visit through the Loire Valley vineyards just before the harvest is a great way to discover what the next vintage will be like. Between the gourmet snacks, gathering clues along the way for the scavenger hunt, and …

Grande Braderie de Tours

Big fair

06/09/2015 - TOURS

That old model kit has been collecting dust on a shelf, the bread machine was banished to the cellar after only two uses, your children haven't used the bicycle with training wheels for over ten years... the "grande braderie" is an opportunity to clear out the junk ...

festival de jazz en Touraine

Festival Jazz en Touraine

from 10/09/2015 to 20/09/2015 - MONTLOUIS-SUR-LOIRE

The spirit of jazz permeates the ten days of this festival: welcoming, sparkling, sensual, joyful, gentle, lively... the spirit remains in Montlouis between two events, in the sculpted images of artists who have enchanted the audience: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Didier Lockwood, etc.

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