Private tour

Private Walking Tour of Tours Historical Center

4.4 / 5

7 reviews

Activity provider: AKOPSO

Private Walking Tour of Tours Historical Center

Activity provider: AKOPSO

From US$ 162.49 per person

Visiting the city of Tours for the first time? Discover a whole new side of this beautiful place on a 2-hour walking tour, and explore the city's history and rich culture. Enjoy a customized tour with a private guide, based on your interests and schedule.

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Duration 2 hours
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English, French, Spanish, German, Russian, Chinese
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  • Discover the historic and culturally rich city of Tours on this 2-hour tour
  • Walk through the city's old town and admire some of its beautiful medieval architecture, including its famous Cathedral
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Do you know which city was the capital of France in 15th century? Where the famous French novelist Honoré de Balzac was born? Which city is considered to be the Garden of France? Or where you can hear the purest French spoken language? The answer to all of these questions is Tours, a historic city dating back to the Middle Ages located right in the heart of France, just one hour away from Paris. Join our helpful and knowledgeable guides to discover the rich history and wonderful medieval buildings of Tours. Visit the city's beloved Cathédrale Saint-Gatien, which dates back to as early as 1170. The cathedral is a beautiful mix of different architectural styles, with major sections finished between the 13th and 15th centuries. Another point of interest may be the medieval Tour Charlemagne, located in the center of the Old City. Or, feel free to visit the famous museum of Beaux- Arts on your own, admiring its impressive collection including pieces by French, Italian, Flemish and Dutch masters. Then, enjoy a taste of the region's fine wine, considered by many to be among the best in all of France. Let us show you the beautiful city of Tours through the eyes of a local!
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  • Any admission fees
  • Transportation

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The meeting point for your tour will be Place Jean Jaurès.

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  • This tour can accommodate wheelchair users as long as you inform the operator in advance
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4.4 /5

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Mathieu gave us a two-hour tour in English and we were thrilled: Mathieu managed to convey the history of the city with little anecdotes and pop culture references in an exciting and appropriate way for the target group (trainees in their early 20s). I'm sure that he can share his knowledge with an older audience just as appropriately, adapting to the needs of the target group and obviously having fun with his job. You could ask questions at any time and always received a well-founded and detailed answer. We couldn't have done better! Thank you Mathieu!

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October 18, 2022

Our guide Matthew was informative , and very accommodating. The two gentlemen in our group needed to sit while Matthew talked to us and he always found a place for them. We walked slowly and he was willing to extend the time of the tour so he could fit everything in. He showed up in costume and so we not only got a history lesson about Tours we had a history lesson about musketeers. A would highly recommend this guide, he is a treasure!!!!!

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May 16, 2022

Incompetent guide

Difficult speech

June 3, 2019

Product ID: 17109