Tours is easily accessible from Paris (55 min), Roissy international airport (1h35
min), London (4h20 min), Brussels (3h30 min) and Geneva by high-
General localisation in Europe:
Use the google map to get precise localisation:
Useful information if you travel by plane or by train:
If you travel by plane the best way is to flight to Paris -
For more details on CDG airport, click here.
For more details on Tours -
The city of Tours offers numerous fast train (TGV) connections with most cities in
France and Europe as well as with Paris airport CDG. Some trains go directly to the
main train station of Tours but most of them stop at Saint-
If you travel from Paris CDG airport, trains stop at St-
For more details on the Paris subway system, click here.
For more details on French train system as connected to European system, go there.
To buy your train ticket online or to check for schedules: go there.
Where are we in Tours:
Our Institute is located on the south part of the city about 15 to 20 minutes by
bus from downtown. All bus lines have a specific number and colour code. Bus tickets
can be purchased in the bus for about 1.20 euro. Buses depart from all over the city
but, depending on the location of your hotel, it might be easier to take your bus
at the main bus station facing the main city hall. From the bus station, buses can
go both ways so be careful when checking for the right destination (when you face
the city hall you need to take buses leaving from the leftside of the street). From
the train station, take the pedestrian street on your left when you exit the station
and you will reach the bus station (the one in front of the train station is for
To reach our institute you can take:
Bus line N°2 towards Parc Grandmont (Stop at "Faculté de Grandmont").
Our building is few meters away on your left when you leave the bus Bus line N°3 towards Joué Centre (Stop at "Boulevard de Chinon").
Bus line N°6 towards Chambray 2 (Stop at "Boulevard de Chinon").
Bus line N°11 towards Chambray centre (Stop at "Boulevard de Chinon"). From this stop you need to enter the Park across the street. Our institute is then on your right at the end of the street.
For more details on the Tours bus system, click here.