Tours is located in the centre region of France, in the Loire Valley.
The heart of the city offers a number of hotels, such as Best Western Central, Mondial and Hotel de l'Univers, with varied price ranges
A number of museums are available such as Musee des Beaux-Arts (fine arts), Musee du Compagnonnage (guilds), Musee du Vin (wine) and Hotel Gouin (archaeology).
Basilique St. Martin (medieval abbey) and Cathedrale St. Gatien offer architectural history and beauty.
Les Tuffeaux and Rive Gauche offer rich menus. Be sure to sample some of the local Loire Valley wines.
Tours is a walking city, but taxis and car rentals are available. Trains run directly to Tours as well as a regular bus service.