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Car Park in Tours

Parking in Tours
Author: "Garden at Musee des Beaux Arts in Tours, France" by Casper Moller, licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons source.

The city of Tours

Tours is a city in the center-west of France on the banks of the Loire and Cher rivers with a population of nearly 140,000. Its population is rather young, with 45% of the inhabitants of Tours being under 30 years old. The city of Tours has played an extremely important role in French history. Former royal capital under the Valois, capital of loyalty for Henri III and Henri IV during the Wars of Religion and even a city of retreat during the Second World War, Tours is a stronghold in France. Its rich history is reflected in magnificent monuments such as its City Hall or the Cathedral Saint-Gatien de Tours. Moreover, Tours is surrounded by the incredible Chateaux of the Loire Valley.

What to visit in Tours?

Tours, also known as the Little Paris for its rich history and its relationship with art, is full of places to discover. One thinks of the Vieux-Tours, a district representing the historical center of the city, full of buildings with very typical architecture and hosting the symbol of the city, the Saint-Gatien Cathedral. You can also go to the Place Plumereau, which is very rich in character and a very pleasant atmosphere to relax. Finally, during a stay in Tours, you can enjoy a walk in the heart of the magnificent Botanical Garden of Tours which will seduce people of all ages.

The different parking rules in Tours.

In Tours, there are 3 different types of zones, the red one, the most expensive with a rate of €1.90 per hour, the orange one with a rate of €1.70 per hour and finally, the blue one, the cheapest with a rate of €1.30 per hour. The first two zones are limited to 2 hours of parking with a dissuasive fare thereafter. The blue zone is limited to 4 hours of parking. Finally, you can take advantage of free parking from 12pm to 2pm and from 6:30pm to 9am.

Where to park in Tours?

Because of its beauty and its proximity to the numerous castles of the Loire Valley, Tours welcomes every year many tourists coming to visit the city or the region. This large number of visitors can make parking difficult, especially during the high season. This is why we recommend that you reserve a parking space in one of our many public parking partners in advance in order to avoid any stress during your visit to the Petit Paris.