Place Plumereau, - come as you are !
Focus on the "Place Plum", city landmark ... Follow us there!
Place Plumereau, the heart of Old Tours, in one of the largest conserved urban areas in Europe, where cafes and restaurants sit beneath and mansions and half-timbered houses from the 15th century, alongside the beautiful Romanesque and Renaissance façades.
Here, history has a shop window! The setting is pleasant, friendly and even festive. The square invites you to exchange, with meetings between Touraine folk, visitors and students always going on.
Once known as the "Carroi aux Chapeaux," there's always something going on at the Place Plumereau. There are regular tours, the "little tourist train" departs from here, you can find out about the restoration work from a tour guide, and cycling groups often stop for refreshments. Be a privileged spectator of life at the "Place Plum '" and join in the game!
The guide Lonely Planet has just ranked Place Plumereau top of the "most beautiful terraces for an aperitif!" The news will delight all aficionados of the Old Town and its warm atmosphere ... March 2014