The medieval city of Loches
One of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe!
Loches, City of Art and History
A charming city, both medieval and Renaissance, the City of Art and History of Loches is endowed with a rich built heritage (keep and dwelling of the Royal City, collegiate church of St. Ours, ramparts, Saint-Antoine tower, Chancellery hotel, City Hall, etc.) and natural heritage (Prairies du Roy, green valley of the Indre, state forest of Loches, public garden, etc.).
The royal dwelling and the dungeon, a high point in French history
The royal dwelling and the keep of the Royal City are among the 10 most visited sites in Indre-et-Loire, receiving 100,000 visitors per year.
A lively and festive town
The town is also animated all year round by a festive and warm cultural and event programme. The town centre has more than 120 shops where shopping is a pleasure.
Loches is the second largest shopping centre in Touraine after Tours. The market, on Wednesday and Saturday mornings, is a treat for the eyes and the taste buds.