On the 27th of February from 07:30 to 08:30 am
Are you looking for a good parking space in Tours ? If you opt for public parking , choose the Palais-Jaurès car park located in the city center . Private car parks are also excellent alternatives. For example, you can park at Gare SNCF car park Tours -Ibis Style which is one of the best parking offers in the city.
Saint-Gatien Cathedral is one of Tours' must-see places. Its imposing façade and the two immense towers overlooking it make this cathedral one of the most majestic buildings of Gothic art. Many visitors are seduced by the impressive set of glass windows of the cathedral. Time for a night walk, marvel at the facade of the cathedral which lights up each evening for the greatest happiness of all. The Saint-Gatien Cathedral is located ten minutes from the parking of the train station SNCF Tours - Ibis Style. The nearest public car park is about 800 meters from the cathedral. Not far from the Saint-Gatien Cathedral, you will easily find the legendary Royal Castle of Tours. This castle is especially famous for having welcomed Joan of Arc on her return from Orleans. It is also the place where the festive wedding of Charles VII and Marie d'Anjou was celebrated. Discover on site the interesting anecdotes and the rich history of this fabulous Medieval Castle where are also exposed many photographs and works of contemporary art. You can reach the Castle in about ten minutes from the private parking of the train station SNCF Tours - Ibis Style.
At about 15 minutes driving north from the parking Palis Jaurès, discover the exceptional Musee des Beaux Arts. The museum, located in Place François Sicard, is the former episcopal palace of the city of Tours. You will have the chance to discover some magnificent masterpieces including the Ex-voto by Rubens, the two splendid panels of Mantegna as well as many works dating from the Italian Renaissance. You can also walk in its beautiful French garden where you will have the opportunity to admire the incomparable Cedar of Lebanon, ranked Tree Remarkable France and Fritz, the stuffed elephant Barnum circus that sowed terror in the city during a parade.