Le Vieux Tours

France

The Vieux-Tours is a generic term to define a set of districts or towns which have come together over time to form the historic center of the city of Tours . The districts of Vieux-Tours are, from west to east: Notre-Dame-la-Riche, Saint-Martin, Saint-Julien, Saint-Gatien, Saint-Pierre-des-Corps .

  • The Saint-Gatien district is the first town to be established, it corresponds to the city of late Antiquity of Caesarodunum  ; it will be the seat of political and episcopal power in the city.
  • The neighborhood Saint-Martin is the second consists town, which owes its origin to the cult of St. Martin  : It will be at the v th  century the new city , the city of pilgrimage.
  • The Saint-Julien district is the third town formed between the city – upstream  and the new city – downstream : the vi th  century xi th  century, the area sees the introduction of many religious buildings, including the Abbey of Saint-Julien .

Contact

Le Vieux Tours
email
info@tours-tourisme.fr
address
THE LOGIS, HOTEL OF THE DUKES OF TOURAINE 15 PLACE CHATEAUNEUF 37000 TOURS
phone
02 47 70 37 37