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ON THE WAY TO THE WRITERS, RABELAIS, RONSARD, BALZAC WITH VAL DE LOIRE TRAVEL

Address: Au départ de l'Office de Tourisme de Tours, 37000 Tours Date: Tuesday 25 jul 2017 - Sunday 31 Dec 2017

Address: Au départ de l'Office de Tourisme de Tours, 37000 Tours

Demeure de Ronsard, Château de Saché & Musée Rabelais), lunch in a typical French restaurant (Michelin reference).
Departure from the Tours Val de Loire tourist office. 10:00am/6:30pm * 149€/ADULT

Discover the Château of Saché, a place where Honoré de Balzac often stayed while spending time in Touraine region; enter this familiar and beloved place of the famous French author of The Human Comedy and visit the rooms that inspired him.

After a lunch break in the historic center of Chinon (Michelin reference) the afternoon will be spent at la Devinière, a country cottage and the birthplace of François Rabelais, the French writer. He used this house and its surrounding landscapes as an inspiration for his giants’ adventures.

The tour will end with the visit of the Priory of Saint Cosme, former home of the French poet Pierre de Ronsard. Discover its beautiful new gardens that are composed of 12 separate areas.

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