our ideas for outings for the weekend of May 11 and 12, 2024

What to do on May 11 and 12, 2024? This weekend, Touraine once again offers you festive, popular, cultural events, etc. Find our selection of the weekend here and on our interactive map.

> A guided visit to the Chinon fortress

At Eleanor’s table », guided tour of the kitchens of the Château d’Aliénor, followed by a sensory immersion in the heart of a banquet, SATURDAY 11 and Sunday May 12, 2024, at 3 p.m., at the royal fortress of Chinon. Duration: 50 minutes.

Prices: €13; €11 (reduced). Reservations at

“At Eleanor’s Table”, at the royal fortress, is this weekend.
© (Photo archives NR)

> The anniversary of the Grange Théâtre de Vaugarni in Pont-de-Ruan

La Grange Théâtre de Vaugarni is celebrating its 20th anniversary, with a rich program, THURSDAY 9, Friday 10, SATURDAY 11 and Sunday May 12, 2024.

Find the full program here.

Shows free :

SATURDAY May 11, 4 p.m., 5 p.m.;

Sunday May 12, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

And others paying: €13, €10. Reservations at

The anniversary will also continue Sunday May 26, 2024, at 4 p.m., with a performance of the show The Emperor’s new clothesbased on the tale by Ans Christian Andersen. Prices: €13 and €10.

La Grange Théâtre, locality Vaugarni, in Pont-de-Ruan.

> A unique visit to Loches

Exceptional and unique visit to an old stone quarry, where button mushrooms are grown today, Sunday May 12, 2024, meet at 122, route de Mauvières in Loches, at 3 p.m.

You will discover the history of the quarry and the activity of the mushroom farm. Duration of the visit: 1 hour 30 minutes. Possible purchase of mushrooms.

Prices: €10 and €4 for children aged 6 to 11. Free for children under 6 years old). Such.

Discovery of the activity of the mushroom farm.
© (Photo archives NR)

> A diverse spectacle in Tours

The company 100 issues presents its show Bluff!Place Saint-Paul in Tours, under a specially set up marquee!

Friday 10 and SATURDAY May 11, 2024 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday May 12 at 5:30 p.m.

Solidarity rate €25, full price €15, and €10 reduced rate and for children under 12 years old. Online ticketing or at

Refreshment bar and snacks before and after the show.

> Model planes in Saint-Martin-le-Beau

Open days of the Model Air Club Commander Tulasne, Sunday May 12, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Saint-Martin-le-Beau air base.

On the program: flight demonstration, flight simulator, introduction to dual control piloting.

Free access. Such.

Open days of the Saint-Martin-le-Beau aeromodelling club, Sunday.

Open days of the Saint-Martin-le-Beau aeromodelling club, Sunday.
© (Photo archives NR, Thierry Rouillaud)

More outings in Touraine

Find more outings on our interactive map.

Legend :

In bluethe appointments of this SATURDAY,

In Greenthe appointments of this Sunday,

In pinkthe demonstrations taking place over several days.

To find more outings, head to our siteAgenda of your leisure activities.

Ideas presented by Laëtitia Poincloux-Lorenzoeditorial assistant in Indre-et-Loire.



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