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Located 240 km from Paris, Tours is easily accessible by air, rail or road.


To come to Tours, the easiest way is to fly to Paris and then take the high speed TGV train to Tours.
The two international Parisian airports, Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Paris-Orly, are connected to nearly 300 destinations worldwide via about 150 airlines. Public transports provide easy connection to the center of Paris, from which it is then possible to take a direct train to Tours Centre.

If flying to Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), there is a direct high speed train connection to Tours through the Saint Pierre des Corps station, from which a shuttle train (5 minutes) provides easy connection to the city center

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Tip: don’t forget to validate your train ticket before boarding on trains using yellow boxes at the end of each train platform


Low cost flights direct to the international airport Tours-Val de Loire provide direct links to London-Stansted, Dublin, Figari, Porto, Marrakech and Marseille.  Tours-Val de Loire airport is located only 10 minutes from the city center by car. The city center can also be reached from Tours-Val de Loire airport by tramway (15-20 minutes ride)


Tours has two train stations: Tours Centre in the heart of the city, and Saint-Pierre-des-Corps, located 5 minutes from Tours, accessible via a shuttle train.

Tours is directly connected by high speed train (TGV) to Paris Montparnasse train station (1h10), Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (1h45), Lyon, Lille, Strasbourg and Marseille, but also Brussels and London.
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  •  BY ROAD

Tours city is at the heart of a motorway junction with the A10 (Paris-Spain), the A28 (Calais-Bayonne) and the A85 (Nantes-Lyon) connecting with the main cities of France.


In the streets near Thélème Auditorium: 1.50€/hour, free everyday from 7.00 pm to 8.00 am and on Sundays.

Anatole France : 113 Place Anatole France 37000 Tours

Monday- Saturday : 9.00 am – 6.00 pm . Closed on Sundays

30 min = 1€

1h = 1,8€

24h = 12€

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