Hotel Rabelais is located in Tours, in the heart of Touraine and the "Garden of France", in a charming 19th-century building, completely renovated in French style with all the soul and spirit of home. Here, our guests will find a warm and friendly welcome. Staying with us, you?ll particularly appreciate the calm and tranquillity for which our region is famous. Hotel Rabelais welcomes you into one of its 20 comfortable rooms, with free WIFI access, is modular depending on whether you?re alone or with family, and remains the ideal location to discover the Loire Châteaux (Chenonceau, Villandry, Azay le Rideau, Amboise...), museums, cellars and other renowned vineyards (Chinon, Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil, Vouvray, Montlouis...). Take time for a morning break to savour breakfast in our lounge or in the peace and quiet of the inner courtyard. For business guests, a meal service, breakfast served in your room, as well as a concierge service (taxi or restaurant reservation, luggage deposit, media desk) are available to make your stay more comfortable and help you enjoy the best of Tours. Free public parking helps make your stay more convenient. If required, secure paid parking can be reserved. The whole team of the Hotel Rabelais is at your service and hopes to see you soon!
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From the unmissable Place Plumereau in Tours via the Loire Châteaux, come and discover the landscapes and monuments of the "Garden of France" and its region. In town, you?ll find: - the Museum of Fine Arts, the Trade Guilds or Natural History Museums, the CCCOD centre ... Around Tours, visit: - Chenonceau, Azay-le-Rideau, Amboise, le Clos Luçé... Also discover Villandry and Chaumont sur Loire with their magnificent gardens. Take a break in the numerous cellars of Touraine (whites from Vouvray or Montlouis, and reds from Chinon, Bourgueil or Saint Nicolas). Stop off at some of the small and unusual villages: Candes St Martin, Crissay-sur-Manse, Chédigny... Take to the air in a hot-air balloon. Take a trip along the banks of the Loire, on foot or by bike (Loire à vélo). And don?t forget the canoe, an excellent way to discover the Loire. If it rains: Enjoy a visit to the writers' houses: Le Devinière where François RABELAIS lived, Le Prieuré de St Cosme where RONSARD stayed, Château de Saché where BALZAC lived, and the aquarium of Touraine, the Lake?s aquatic centre. And why not visit the petrifying caves of Savonnières and the troglodyte houses. For families: -Discover accrobranche (adventure trails through the trees), the leisure parks (Lulu Parc...), and donkey rides for the little ones. For the not-so-little, there?s karting, horse riding, golf or simply an electric bike ride.