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Loches market

Loches on market day

The market at  Loches is held every Wednesday and Saturday morning and is a good way to start off a visit to this interesting citadel town. The stalls are set up in a meandering fashion, winding their way through its medieval streets - an excellent  backdrop for an interesting morning's stroll - like most markets here it is all over by 12.00am, just in time for lunch.

cheese for sale at Loches market

On market day the the town turns into a bustling community where shoe sellers join cheese sellers who compete with the smell of fish and flowers which are outshone by flamboyant pottery - it's all here! Plus you have the added bonus of some fine permanent shopping and ample free parking.

 

Vegetable stall at Loches market

 

Flowers on sale at Loches market

 

vegetables at Loche market      food stall at Loches market

Smelling tasting and buying at Loches Market

We normally find that you can find a parking space by the train station (gare) though you may have to wait a few minutes on busy days but there are plenty of alternatives. Please note on market days the car park at Place de Verdun can be used for stall holders.

External links:

 

www.ville-loches.fr/                                  Official website of town

 

 

www.loches-tourainecotesud.com/       Tourist board of Southern Touraine

 

Blogroll:

 

loirevalleyexperiences.blogspot             Blogpost on Loches' medieval festival

 

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Loches Donjon

 

Loches parking

 

 

The town is 'twinned' with Wermelskirchen (Germany) and Saint-Andrews (Scotland).

 

 

 

External links:

 

                        www.ville-loches.fr/                            

Official website of town

 

     www.loches-tourainecotesud.com/      

Tourist board of Southern Touraine

 

Blogroll:

 

         loirevalleyexperiences.blogspot             

Blogpost on Loches' medieval festival

 

 

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