- History of town of Tours
- Tourism and activities in Tours
- Private car transfer between HotelOceania L’Univers Tours and Orly Airport
- Private van transport between Le Grand Hôtel de Tours and Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport
- Transfer from Tours to Paris airports
History oftown of Tours
Tours is a French commune located in west-central France. It is located in the department of Indre-et-Loire. It was concluded after research that the name Tours comes from the Celtic communities called Turones who had occupied the place 2000 years ago. The commune of Tours was strongly victim of the devastation of the two great world wars.
Tourism and activities in Tours
Tours, also known under the name of “little Paris” is a town attracting a multitude of tourists thanks to its remarkable tourist sites and monuments. Visitors interested in history can have plenty of choice to explore all the historic places in Tours on guided tours. The town covers many fascinating religious sites such as the Church of Saint-Grégoire des Minimes. It is a building that was built in 1627. It is adorned with an interesting Baroque decoration on the western facade and houses an agglomeration of woodwork structured in 1670. Tours is home to various bridges built during different eras, these bridges connect it to the north and south Tours of Tours such as the Napoleon Bridge, the Wilson Bridge, the Saint-Symphorien footbridge and many others. For your cultural activities, choose to visit the Museum of Fine Arts, the Companion Museum and the Natural History Museum. Also take advantage of exploring the Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters of Touraine, which dates from 1761. Other sites to discover include: Notre-Dame la Riche Church, Saint-Etienne Church and Sainte-Jeanne d’Arc Church. To visit the city of Tours, you have the opportunity to call on our airport transfer service to Tours to ensure your travel to the various tourist sites that adorn the town. When making your reservation, you have the choice between the collective shuttle, the private car and the VIP luxury car.
Private car transfer between HotelOceania L’Univers Tours and Orly Airport
The Oceania L’Univers Tours hotel is a 4-star hotel located very close to the Prefecture Garden. The hotel rooms offer all the comfort and equipment necessary to make your stay as pleasant as possible: air conditioning, heating, free internet connection, etc. The hotel also has a beautiful and sunny terrace. For parking, it provides customers with a private, secure and paid car park. It is also a parking lot for people with disabilities. For meals, the hotel has a restaurant offering refined cuisine every day, suitable for all tastes, as it even offers menus for children and special diets. To further satisfy customers, the hotel offers a range of services such as 24-hour reception, meeting and reception room rental, luggage storage and concierge service, and housekeeping. Once there, you can enjoy a spa with swimming pool, jacuzzi, hammam, gym and massage treatments. Regarding its proximity, there are just a stone’s throw from the hotel the Museum of Fine Arts in Tours, the Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours and the Cathedral of Saint-Gatien in Tours.
Private van transport between Le Grand Hôtel de Tours and Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport
Located in the heart of the city center, the hotel offers a warm and charming setting. Close to the hotel, you will find the landscaped gardens of the Prefecture Park, the Fine Arts Museum, Saint Gatien Cathedral and other famous and cultural places in the city. In existence since 1930, the establishment is elegantly and tastefully decorated. This period decor that immerses residents in the atmosphere of the 1930s is one of the hotel’s special features. The rooms are comfortable and equipped with everything you need for a stress-free stay: air conditioning, high-end furniture with authentic design, high-tech equipment, etc. Each morning, residents can enjoy the succulent continental breakfast offered by the establishment, at an additional cost.
Transfer from Tours to Paris airports
Tours is located 77 km south-east of Le Mans and 205 km from Paris. It is 231 km from Orly airport, 263 km from Charles de Gaulle airport and 331 km from Beauvais Tillé airport.