Car Hire at Tours Airport
This information is correct as of November 2015
Whether you want to sample the nightlife in riverside Angers, feast on crepes in Nantes or shop for world class fashions in Tours, you can find the best car hire at Tours Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Tours Airport
There are three car hire companies with desks at Tours Airport: Avis, Cite and Europecar. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Tours Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
Luckily there is an Alletrue petrol station located just 2 minutes drive from Tours Airport. Simply drive down the Rue de l'Aéroport and the Boulevard Abel Gance/D801 and the petrol station will be on the right hand side.
Driving around Tours Airport
Tours Airport is well connected to the region’s main roads. The airport is just 10 minutes from the centre of Tours and also 10 minutes from the A10 Paris-Bordeaux motorway and the A28 to Le Mans and the rest of Normandy. To access the airport use exit 20 and follow the signs. From Tours you can reach the airport via the national road N10.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Tours Airport.
Angers, the gateway to the Loire Valley, is a vibrant riverside town. It is famous for its incredible 14th century tapestries, the most famous depicting the Apocalypse, and the Jean Lurcat museum. Exploring on foot is a delight in its winding narrow streets where cafes, bars and lively markets are hidden. Restaurants and some jumping nightspots make this a great place for younger travellers while its history will appeal to the culture vultures out there.
Angers is one and a half hours from Tours Airport by car. Get on the A10 from the Rue de l’Aeroport and then get on the A85 followed by the A11 to Angers. Take the exit towards Centre Ville and follow the signs.
This typical Breton town is home to some of the best buttery biscuits and wafer thin crepes in the world. Explore cathedrals, chateaus and wonderful museums, 19th century shopping malls and the beautiful medieval quarter where cafes, bars and restaurants show off the traditional, and plentiful, Breton hospitality. There is a wealth of stunning architecture to admire before you get down to some serious feasting!
Nantes is just over 2 hours drive from Tours Airport. Get on the A10 from the Rue de l’Aeroport then take the A85 and the All to Sainte Luce sur Loire. Get on to Boulevard de la Prairie de Mauves and follow the signs to the centre of Nantes.
Tours may be small but what it lacks in size it more than makes up for in exuberance. With an impressive medieval heart, a lively student population, beautiful green parks and architecture that could give Paris a run for its money, Tours is well worth the stopover. Classical art and crafts can be seen and bought in the many museums and gifts shops dotted around the town while the cafes, bars and restaurants serve up typically delicious French delicacies. From botanical gardens to high fashion boutiques, Tours has it all!
It takes just 12 minutes to reach the centre of Tours by car from the airport. Follow Rue de l’Aeroport to Boulevard Abel Gance, then take Rue Daniel Mayer towards the town centre. Follow the signs to Tours.
Parking in mostly found in car parks in Tours. The underground car park at station, the Place de la Gare, is the most central. There are numerous others like the Place des Halles (underneath the Halles market, ideal for visiting the old town) and at Place Anatole-France (easy access to the shops on Rue Nationale). The prices vary from €1 to €2 per half an hour. Some hotels in Tours also offer free parking.
Prices subject to change