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Tours is a city located in the center of France within the region of Centre-Val de Loire. It is known for its historical monuments and architecture, as well as its picturesque views along the Loire River. The city has a population of approximately 140,000 people and offers tourists plenty to do when visiting.

One must-see while visiting Tours is the famous Cathedrale Saint-Gatien. This impressive cathedral dates back to 1214 and features stunningly ornate Gothic architecture with an elaborate rose window above its main entrance. Also worth seeing is Place Plumereau, which has been classified as one of France's Historical Monuments since 1840; it's an old market square with half-timbered houses that line the cobblestone street.

For those looking for a more modern shopping experience, the Rue Nationale provides fabulous boutiques featuring designer clothing, home decor items and even antiques shops full of fascinating treasures from days gone by. To top off your day in Tours why not visit one of its many restaurants offering local delicacies like Touraine wine or traditional dishes such as rillons (cubes of pork belly) or tarte tatin (upside down apple tart). With so much to see and do in Tours you are sure to have an unforgettable experience!