Tours Old Town

Tours, France

Tours is famous for its original medieval district, called le Vieux Tours. Unique to the Old City are its preserved half-timbered buildings and la Place Plumereau, a square with busy pubs and restaurants, whose open-air tables fill the centre of the square. The Boulevard Beranger crosses the Rue Nationale at the Place Jean-Jaures and is the location of weekly markets and fairs.

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Place Plumereau 3, Tours, France
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dai moro (4 years ago)
Un bello spettacolo luminoso, animato, sonoro, proiettato sulla cattedrale, a cui è facile assistere in molte cittadine francesi, almeno nel periodo estivo.
dai moro (4 years ago)
A beautiful light, animated, sound show projected on the cathedral, which is easy to witness in many French towns, at least in the summer.
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