Since the Middle Ages, Tours has been at a crossroads.


Located at the north of the city, the international airport of Tours St Symphorien connects you to Europe. For more information on flights serving our city consult the airport’s Web site:  (car hire available) or Ryanair at (the airport is 30 minutes drive away from La Closerie de l’Epan).


Tours is on the TGV Paris Bayonne line. At quick 55 minutes of Paris, there is even TGV departing from Paris Charles of Gaulle airport. For times table, please look at : (car hire available) and  Raileurope at (the station is 20 minutes drive away from La Closerie de l’Epan).


For a detailed itinerary from your doorstep to L’Epan, please use the Michelin Guide :

Our address is 31 rue de l’Epan , the house is on the left hand side of the lane at number 31. Arriving from Paris, leave A10 at exit 24 (last exit for Tours). Then follow the signs to Joue les Tours on the ring road and exit at the 4th exit, « Joue nord » right after the Michelin factory. Go round the roundabout 3rd exit on the left into « rue du Franc Palais ». At the next roundabout (after about 500m), go round and 2nd exit rue de l’Epan. You’ll see number 31 on the wall of our garden. The entrance of the house is in the lane. If you have any problem, our phone number is +(33) 2 47 53 86 21.