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Tours sur Loire

Tours sur Loire

from 17/05/2014 to 14/09/2014 - 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.

Demeure de Ronsard

Renaissance d'un jardin

from 14/06/2014 to 21/09/2014 - LA RICHE

Honour to whom honour is due, the "Pierre de Ronsard" is prominently displayed, but you will also find "New dawn", "Pink cloud", "Crocus rose", "Ballerina" and "Neige d'avril" varieties. At the Saint-Cosme priory gardens or wit(...)

Grand spectacle nocturne : A la Cour du Roy

From 14 €

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

from 25/06/2014 to 30/08/2014 - 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.

Scenoféerie de Semblançay

From 18 €

La Scénoféerie - Le Grand Spectacle de Touraine

from 28/06/2014 to 16/08/2014 - 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

Les jardins illuminés

from 01/07/2014 to 31/08/2014 - 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

Les Nuits Solaires

from 01/07/2014 to 31/08/2014 - MONTRESOR

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

Soirées d'Azay 2014

From 8.50 €

Les soirées d'Azay

from 11/07/2014 to 24/08/2014 - AZAY-LE-RIDEAU

Du 11 juillet au 24 août… Des rendez-vous à ne pas manquer ! Pour cette saison estivale 2014, le château d’Azay-le-Rideau innove ! Afin de permettre aux visiteurs de découvrir et d’apprécier le site à différents moments de la journée, celui-ci ouvre ses portes de 9h30 à(...)

Fête Paysanne

From 4 €

Fête paysanne, brocante, battages et vieux métiers

from 02/08/2014 to 03/08/2014 - SAINT-LAURENT-DE-LIN

In the budding 20th century and on this hot August day, the farmers are busy bringing in the harvest, with assistance from draught animals. A horse is working on the treadmill. Further along, the miller is getting his bolting machine ready.


Marché de potiers et céramistes

from 16/08/2014 to 17/08/2014 - 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. (...)

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