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Dazzling Christmas lights

from 02/12/2017 to 07/01/2018 - LANGEAIS

To celebrate Christmas, the château is decked out in its most stunning finery. Magnificent flower arrangements fill the the chateau halls and a large Christmas tree takes place pridely in the banqueting hall, where the lord’s table is set.


From 11.50 €

Christmas over the centuries

from 02/12/2017 to 07/01/2018 - AMBOISE

“Christmas, Christmas!” These cries of joy from the princes still resonate through the royal loggia. But, nativity festivities have evolved greatly over the centuries, from the Renaissance, from the 18th and 19th centuries, in the specially decorated royal loggia.


From 6.50 €

Sweets and treats

from 02/12/2017 to 07/01/2018 - AZAY-LE-RIDEAU

A touch of Christmas magic at the chateau! In December, the Chateau d’Azay-le-Rideau is decked out in dazzling Christmas colours.A programme of gourmet events is also planned during the festive season!


From 13 €

Christmas in Chenonceau

from 06/12/2017 to 07/01/2018 - CHENONCEAUX

Every year Chenonceau puts on a magical Christmas show and comes to life with new designs from its floral workshop. Jean Françoise Boucher (the château’s floral director and Meilleur Ouvrier de France) and his team set the stage for a winter wonderland.

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From 10 €

Les Moments Musicaux de Touraine

from 23/02/2018 to 29/09/2018 - DIVERSES

If you don't come, the music will come to you! The "moments musicaux" are designed for those who think that classical music isn't for them. The talent of the performers, the beauty and great acoustics of the concert venues, as well as the attractive pricing for youths might ju(...)

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Roses Festival

from 26/05/2018 to 27/05/2018 - CHEDIGNY


Florilège vocal

from 01/06/2018 to 03/06/2018 - TOURS

Competitors in this international choir contest, the only one in France, come from far away. On the last day, a concert is held at place de la Résistance in Tours, with the participation of adult, youth and children's choirs representing twelve different nationalities.

Festival Avanti la Musica

Avanti la musica !

from 01/06/2018 to 30/06/2018 - AMBOISE

Cheese and Gastronomy Fair

from 02/06/2018 to 03/06/2018 - SAINTE-MAURE-DE-TOURAINE

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