Tours Val de Loire

Like a king...

Located in the heart of the Loire Valley, with its châteaux and vineyards, Tours is a concentrate of culture, nature and gourmet pleasures where life is good.

A gourmet city that has become a member of the ‘International Cities of Gastronomy’ network, a ‘Ville d ’Art et d’Histoire’ and a gateway to the ‘Vallée des Châteaux de la Loire’, Tours has all the advantages of a city where improving your mind, savouring fine food and enjoying the natural heritage are more than empty words!


Discover Tours Loire Valley

At the junction of two motorways, and easy to reach thanks to an international airport and two TGV stations, Tours Loire Valley has all the advantages of a business tourism destination.

Its infrastructures make it an ideal place to host your events: a conference centre located in the heart of the city, one of the most important exhibition centres in France and a wealth of hotels, including two new Hilton hotels opening soon.

Our Convention Bureau works with local professionals and can assist you with your project and help ensure the success of your events.


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5 reasons to choose Tours Loire Valley

Listed as a World Heritage site, known as the ‘Garden of France’ and with brands such as ‘Châteaux de la Loire’ and ‘Loire à Vélo’, the Loire Valley is one of the most popular tourist destinations in France. Tours, an International City of Gastronomy, also has one of the most beautiful squares in France, listed by Lonely Planet: the famous Place Plumereau.

At a hub of European communication routes, Tours Loire Valley is ideally situated for easy access to and from all major French cities. It has an international airport, two TGV stations, including one in the city centre, and many services daily to Paris. The city is at the junction of the A10, A28 and A85 motorways.

Prestigious châteaux, functional meeting rooms, residential seminars, a conference centre and an exhibition centre. You are sure to find a place to suit your needs among the 200 meeting venues that the area has to offer.

Tours Loire Valley welcomes you with 4,600 hotel rooms, 1,460 of which are within walking distance of Tours train station and the Centre International de Congrès Vinci. In addition, the city will soon be home to two Hilton hotels in the city centre.

Tours Loire Valley offers excellent value for money just one hour away from Paris.

Some key figures

Inhabitants in Indre et Loire
Conference delegates per year
Number of establishments
Researchers at the Université François Rabelais, INRA and CEA
Health professionals, and 6 hospitals grouped in a CHRU (regional and university hospital centre)
Listed monuments
Innovation centres (S2E2, ELASTOPOLE, COSMETIC VALLEY, DREAM, VEGEPOLYS, VIAMECA, Pôle européen de la céramique)
Major venues for hosting large-scale events (the Centre International de Congrès Vinci and the Parc des Expositions de Tours)
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