Summer nights out in Touraine

Long summer evenings are transformed into dazzling and astonishing experiences in Touraine. From July to September, castles, streets and heritage sites come alive with nocturnal tours and sound and light shows to amaze young and old alike.

  • Scénoféerie de Semblançay

    Scénoféerie de Semblançay - Photo credit: Roger Pichot

  • La Scénoféérie de Semblançay

    Relive a historical fresco, from Gallo-Roman times to the French Revolution, in a breathtaking nocturnal show. Carried along by actors dressed in over 2,000 sumptuous costumes, impressive visual effects, a variety of music and the presence of horse-drawn carriages, enter into the magic of this unique event. A unique journey through centuries of French history.

  • Place Châteauneuf à Tours illuminée par le parcours lumière

    Châteauneuf Square - Photo credit: Léonard De Serres

  • Tours of Tours by night

    Accompanied by an experienced tour guide, the Tours Loire Valley Tourist Office and the city of Tours invite you to immerse yourself in exceptional night-time theme tours. As dusk falls, the city's monuments and urban spaces take center stage for a stroll to discover the emblematic sites of Tours and its heritage.

  • Verre de vin

    "7 vins, 7 lieux insolites" - Photo credit: Léonard De Serres

  • 7 wines, 7 unusual places

    Don't miss the "7 vins, 7 lieux insolites" events. From late June to October, over 30 original events await you in Touraine.

    On the program: tastings with commentary by passionate oenologists, winemakers, winegrowers and producers, all in sites that are both emblematic and confidential. Don't miss this opportunity to experience exceptional moments of sharing and discovery in the company of local enthusiasts.

    All dates here.

  • Le Clos Lucé de nuit

    Le Clos Lucé - Photo credit: Léonard De Serres

  • But also... Magical evenings in the châteaux of the Loire Valley

    All summer long, the châteaux of the Loire Valley will be offering a host of surprises and night-time events to help you (re)discover history in the moonlight.