Must-sees in Tours and the Loire Valley
Tours, a city not to be missed in the Loire Valley
For a day, a weekend or a longer stay, as a couple, with family or friends, the Best Western Plus L'Artist Hotel welcomes you during your escapade in the Loire Valley.
By staying at our hotel in Tours, located in the heart of the city, take the opportunity to discover this exceptional heritage. Labelled as a City of Art and History, the city of Tours invites you to discover original and surprising places.
Between the landscapes, the castles and the emblematic places, there is plenty to escape and to clear your mind!
Our 5 good reasons to visit Tours
1 - To feel very small in front of Saint-Gatien Cathedral
2 - An aperitif at Place Plumereau, the terraces reopen on 19 May!
3 - Walk in the footsteps of the Holy Man of Tours
4 - Taste the unique atmosphere of the banks of the Loire
5 - Quench your cultural thirst
The longest river in France, the Loire is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here in Touraine, it is our common thread. A natural element that is inseparable from our landscapes and our way of life, it shapes the land and the people. From the mainland or on the deck of a gabare, we invite you to get closer to its banks.
Bike tours, waterside cafés, boat trips, there are a thousand and one ways to let yourself be carried away by the Loire!
The castles of the Loire
Tours, the capital of the Loire Valley, opens the doors to the greatest châteaux: Chenonceau, Villandry, Amboise, there are about fifty castles within 100 km.
The wines of the Loire
Discover the tasty appellations of the Loire Valley: rosé, white or red, still or sparkling wine!
Cycling around Tours
Take a ride on the 584 km of cycle paths and the famous Loire à Vélo route. A bicycle garage is available in the hotel free of charge.