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TVG Train from Paris to Tours - St. Pierre des Corps Station

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TVG Train from Paris to Tours - St. Pierre des Corps Station

We are taking the TVG train from Paris to this station in Tours. From there we want to rent a car to go to Amboise, can anyone tell me if driving out of Tours is crazy? My husband is worried about driving in France.

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1. Re: TVG Train from Paris to Tours - St. Pierre des Corps Station

Why is he worried about driving in France? Presumably you are from North America and drive on the right? So there should be few problems, although you may not get an automatic. France is great to drive in away from the large towns as it is normally fairly quiet and picturesque. You may get lost in the large towns, but this can happen in any country. Do try a mix between the autoroutes and the quieter N and D roads.

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2. Re: TVG Train from Paris to Tours - St. Pierre des Corps Station

St Pierre des Corps is the mainline station on the eastern outskirts of Tours, it is not in the centre of Tours (like the Tours station).

From St Pierre des Corps you go east to Amboise, i.e. away from Tours.

You will have no problem.

One small word of warning - in France you must give way to traffic coming from your right, unless the side road the traffic is coming from has a Stop sign. These days this is not such a big problem because nearly all of the side roads do have a Stop sign. However Amboise still has a few junction where you must give way to traffic coming from the right - notably at the northern end of the main bridge across the Loire. It is not something you should worry about, but you just need to be alert.

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thanks to everyone who replied, very helpful

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