To fully take in the exceptional character of Tours, you need to venture into its many museums. The Musée des Beaux-Arts holds an important collection of furniture and paintings from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. The Musée de Compagnonnage presents a collection of masterpieces from Tours dating back to 1840.Plan an afternoon in the caves of Savonnières where you can enjoy wine in an unusual setting. Not far away, venture into the magnificent Anjou Touraine Natural Park, where you will find the most beautiful castles of Val-de-Loire. Finally, don’t forget to check out the many stalls in the "city of thirty markets".
When it comes to exceptional moments, Tours hasn’t forgotten about the children! Don’t hesitate to ask for advice at the reception of your Campanile hotel. The Museum of Natural History is the ideal place to come with your little ones to discover the local flora and fauna. The Center for Contemporary Creation offers unusual paths of discovery through contemporary art to initiate and sensitize young audiences to the many facets of art.Swimming pools, parks and gardens welcome you to take a breath of fresh air. In summer, the sports island offers free sporting events - fun times guaranteed!
Rillons, andouillettes, coq au vin de Chinon and géline de Touraine are just some of the celebrated local dishes.
Dairy products, pastries and candy are the pinnacles of local gastronomy with the famous goat’s cheese of AOC Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine, nougat from Tours and barley sugar.
The 3-star Campanile hotels always tap into the local cuisine. The restaurants located in our hotels in Tours and its surroundings offer you a menu inspired by the gastronomy of Touraine.
“Désir... Désirs” is a well-known cinema festival, held every year in May since 1994. In addition, the "Rayon Frais" festival has brought live performances to the city every summer since 2003.
The Vitiloire Loire Wine Fair is the perfect event for all lovers of good wine! It takes place every year in May.