Tours is an important city located in the Loire Valley of west-central . With a city population of 140,000, and 360,000 in the agglomeration, Tours is the largest city in , though the status of regional capital is held by .

Landmarks in the Area

The Basilica of St. Martin is a Roman Catholic basilica dedicated to Saint , over whose tomb it was built.

The Château de Tours is a castle located in , Indre-et-Loire, .

The Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tours is located in the bishop's former palace, near the cathedral St.

Stade de la Vallée du Cher is a multi-use stadium in , .

The Priory of St. Cosmas or the Priory of Ronsard is a former priory built upon an island in the Loire River at La Riche near in Touraine, founded in the 11th Century and dedicated to St.

Localities in the Area

Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire is a commune in the department of Indre-et-Loire in central .

Saint-Pierre-des-Corps is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central .


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