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For its castles, its cultural heritage, its gastronomy, its landscapes, its leisure activities, everyone has their preference to discover or (re) discover Tours and its surroundings.

Just 50 minutes from the hotel Mercure Tours Sud, families can experience a magic moment at one of the world’s top 5 zoos.
At the ZooParc de Beauval, you can admire 10,000 extraordinary animals at the heart of a 40 hectare park.

Among its 600 species, the ZooParc is the only place in France where you can find giant pandas (along with their baby Yuan Meng!), koalas and Tasmanian devils.

This zoo has existed for around 40 years and at its heart focuses on conservation and the protection of animals.

The Museum of Fine Arts is housed in a historic building: the former palace of the Archbishops of Tours, near the cathedral.
Works from the 17th and 18th centuries evoking life in an 18th century palace; Works from the 19th and 20th centuries: neoclassical (Suvée, Peyron) and romantic (Delacroix, Chassériau), orientalist (Belly, Berchère) and realistic (Bastien-Lepage, Cazin, Gervex), impressionist (Monet), post-impressionist canvases Henri Martin) and symbolists (Le Sidaner), as well as sculptures by Rodin, Bourdelle, Gaumont and Sicard.
Modern and contemporary art: works by Serge Poliakoff, Max Ernst, Alexander Calder, Olivier Debré, François Morellet, Hervé Di Rosa, Jacques Monory, Pierre Buraglio, Claude Lévêque ...
This museum has an entertainment program, especially in summer with "Les Nuits Renaissance" for example.


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