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DESTINATIONS france tours Shopping Catimini


Catimini sells super-chic toddler wear and is the place to go if you're looking to find the perfect gift for young parents.


The main shopping street in central Tours is Rue Nationale, with the department store Galeries Lafayette and dozens of interesting smaller fashion stores. For local food specialities both sweet and savoury, there is a comprehensive selection at Les Douceurs Tourangelles, 104 rue du Commerce, and at Le Livre Tournois, 6 rue Nationale. There are several markets in Tours. The main one is at Les Halles, among others are the evening market in place de la Résistance on the first Friday of every month, the twice-weekly flower market on blvd Béranger and the antiquarian bookstalls on blvd Heurteloup every Saturday.