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Rue Nationale

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Address: Tours, France
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nice shopping street.

nice shipping street. diversity of shop. from cheap till much more expensive. wide street for a good view with the tams in the middle of the street. the mux of shopping and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Rue Nationale has a variety of stores, from discount clothing to high end jewelery and everything in between. It's a beautiful stone pedestrian only street that goes all the way up to the Loire. There is also a new tram. I would not stop to eat along here, however, as you can find better food for a better price just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

nice shipping street. diversity of shop. from cheap till much more expensive. wide street for a good view with the tams in the middle of the street. the mux of shopping and eating is good.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stayed in an Air BnB two buildings off this pedestrian and light rail, mall. Very close to the train station and offering a variety of shops and restaurants. Venture off Nationale in either direction to find specialty shops and diverse restaurants, Perfectly safe at all hours of the day and night. Very clean and bright.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

It's superb just to take a nice walk down the rue nationale. Lovely view accentuated by trams and a plethora of stores. If you love to shop in between sightseeing this is the place. Highly recommended.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The Rue Nationale is located in the center of downtown Tours and starts at the Boulevard Heurteloup near the Hotel Deville and runs about a half mile north to the Avenue Andre Malraux (near the Loire River). If you don’t stop to do any shopping it takes about 20 minutes to walk the entire street. It is also about a... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

all the main names are here, specially clothes, but also Monoprix and the FNAC. NO car, only the tramway rnning in the middle of the street, but avoid the week end, way too crowded...

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St. Louis, Mo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We walked this street many times. On Sunday, a classic car club had a display in the center island. Many beautiful building line the streets. This felt like the quintessential Europe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

If you have time to explore more of Tours, make sure you use the tram which is very efficient and runs like a mini metro. It was very easy to use. On Sunday, this street is the heart of the markets.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This rue goes down the middle of Tours. It is a lovely walk and many of the main attractions are nearby. You can detour off at various stages to go to other areas.

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Metz, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It was a slightly different experience for us walking down this street on a public holiday, with quite a few shops shut. The tram runs down this street (so the road works the previous reviewers alluded to are now finished). For a main street, we were pleasantly surprised by its cleanliness, and an overall sense of fantastic maintenance by the... More 

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Address: Tours, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Tours

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