Eglise Saint Saturnin (Saint-Saturnin Church), Tours

Eglise Saint Saturnin (Saint-Saturnin Church), Tours

Situated on the Loire riverbank, the Eglise Saint Saturnin, formerly known as the Eglise des Carmes, was built in 1473 with the help of King Louis XI. Its wonderful façade overlooks Rue Littré. Inside the church you can see choir's stalls which originated at the old Abbey Cormery and are an important historical treasure today.

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Sight Name: Eglise Saint Saturnin (Saint-Saturnin Church)
Sight Location: Tours, France (See walking tours in Tours)
Sight Type: Religious
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Historical Churches

Historical Churches

The French city of Tours is forever linked to the Battle of Tours, a pivotal event in European history. Taking place in 732 AD, this momentous encounter saw the Frankish leader Charles Martel, a devout Christian, successfully repel a substantial army of Spanish Moors, thus effectively halting the Muslim advance and ensuring the preservation of Christianity throughout Western Europe.

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 Km or 1.7 Miles
Tours Introduction Walking Tour

Tours Introduction Walking Tour

The Roman Emperor Augustus named the city Caesarodunum (Hill of Caesar). But it was always Tours. Caesar left the Tours Ampitheatre, the largest amphitheater of the Empire. It's good to be Caesar.

Tours is located on the River Loire. It stands between Orleans and the Atlantic shore. It is famous for the Battle of Tours in 732 CE when Spanish Moors led by Abdul Rahman Al Ghafiqi was...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 Km or 2.3 Miles
Tours Old Town Walk

Tours Old Town Walk

Having successfully preserved much of its historic heritage, Tours is particularly famous for its original medieval district – Vieux Tours. The bulk of it is concentrated around three squares: Place du Grand Marché, Place Plumereau and Place de Chateauneuf.

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 Km or 1 Miles