The Cadre Noir equestrian display team puts on two types of astonishingly graceful show: Présentations Publiques, hour-long demonstrations with commentary, and – this is what it's most famous for – ballet-like Galas…
Hosts operas, symphonies, chamber music and other concerts.
In spring and summer, a nightly son et lumière show brings Blois' château's history and architecture to life with dramatic lighting and narration. Tickets are sold at the château.
This 45-minute show, new for 2016, brings together horses, riders in medieval dress, and birds of prey.
Angers’ state-of-the-art performance and visual-arts centre.
Art cinema that screens non-dubbed films. Look for the bright-red neon sign.
Hosts theatre, dance and music in an imposing neoclassical building (1871).
In the second week of June, car-racing fans converge on Le Mans for the storied 24 Heures du Mans, a 24-hour endurance race first run in 1923 (it was originally designed to encourage car manufacturers to build more …
Designed by Jean Nouvel, Tours' convention centre was built in 1994.