A real gateway to the Loire Valley, Tours is a city of art and history that is full of unusual places that our gentlemen siders will be happy to help you discover. Comfortably installed in a magnificent vintage sidecar, you will discover all the emblematic places of the city, such as the Saint-Gatien Cathedral, famous for its magnificent stained glass windows, the Charlemagne Tower and the Clock Tower, two vestiges of the Saint-Martin Basilica, and the Place Plumereau, one of the most beautiful squares in France, with its half-timbered houses.
With 8,000 animals, the ZooParc de Beauval is home to the greatest diversity of animals in France. In 35 years, it has become the No. 1 zoo in France*, the most visited site in the Centre region and a company that has won national and international recognition and awards. In 2016, the ZooParc expanded once again, unveiling a facility that is unique in the world in terms of its design and scale: a vast enclosure for hippopotamuses, a species presented for the first time at Beauval. Leading a semi-aquatic life, the hippopotamuses enjoy a space featuring a pool lined with beaches, a river and a waterfall. A lagoon dotted with aquatic plants and inhabited by fish completes this exceptional complex.
How about a fabulous journey through the richness of the world's waters? Through its themed rooms with original decorations, the Grand Aquarium of Touraine takes you on a surprising journey where you can admire different kinds of fish living in fresh waters and in the oceans. You will be amazed by the tunnel allowing you to admire the great species of our regions, sturgeons, pike, zander ... The tropical fresh waters will immerse you in the world of piranhas, caimans, archers fish ... Without forgetting the show electric eels and the rare group of American spatula fish. The youngest will love the tactile pool where the koi carp come to seek contact with the visitor as well as the reptile nursery.
A fun way to see another side to the Loire Valley! This eco-friendly and fun activity can be mastered in 5 minutes so you can venture off the beaten track and experience something unique with loved ones, family or friends. Suitable for ages 10 and over.