Tours, a city at a crossroads
Often less than two hours from Europe
It's easy to come and visit, the choice is yours...
By Air :
Located to the north of the city, the international airport of Tours St Symphorien connects you to Europe. For more information on flights serving our city consult the airport’s Web site or Ryanair (car rental available, the airport is 15 minutes away from Les Carmes and 30 minutes away from La Closerie de l’Epan).
By Train :
Tours is on the TGV Paris Bayonne line. At quick 55 minutes from Paris, there is even a TGV departing from Paris Charles of Gaulle airport. For timetables, please look at : SNCF or Raileurope (car hire available, the station is 5 minutes away from Les Carmes and 20 minutes away from La Closerie de l’Epan).
By Road :
Tours is at the crossroads... If you wish a complete itinerary from your door steps we recommend you visit the Guide Michelin.
Access to Les Carmes :
Despite it's location in a pedestrian area, the apartment benefits from a car access limited to 30 minutes. The entrance is at the crossing of Rue du Commerce and Rue du Président Merville. You will have to take a free time stamped ticket in order to open the gate. Then, follow this link. The exit is done rue Littre, the gate will go down automatically and you will exit rue des Tanneurs where plenty of parking spaces are usually available unless you prefer to park at the underground parking.
Access to Les Cordeliers :
The vacation rental of Les Cordeliers is served by a one way semi pedestrian street that you should take from "Rue Pimbert". A stop at the door step to unload is accepted but do not park there. To exit follow the street and turn Right in Rue Colbert then Left "Rue Foire le Roi" where you'll find some parking spots or rejoin the Loire river bank for more options.
Access to The Closerie de l'Epan :
If you come from the highway A10, either from the North or the South, exit 24 JOUE LES TOURS, then take the beltway direction JOUE LES TOURS / TOURS. Exit at the 4th exit (Michelin tire plant on your right) then follow this link.