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Parc de la Gloriette Tours (Centre, France)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragon Ball
N 47° 21.884 E 000° 40.324
31T E 324229 N 5248324
Quick Description: (fr) Le parc de la Gloriette est conçu pour sensibiliser les enfants sur la nature. (eng) The Gazebo Park is designed to educate children about the nature.
Location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France
Date Posted: 12/30/2014 3:03:17 AM
Waymark Code: WMN5J6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 5

Long Description:
(fr)

Installé sur un espace inondable de 120 ha en périphérie de Tours, et aménagé par tranches depuis 2000 de manière atypique et originale, le parc de La Gloriette est tout à la fois :

un espace ludique,
un jardin public,
un lieu festif,
un espace de partage,

…qui mêle expérimentations, pratiques alternatives et gestion écologique en grandeur réelle.

Cette plaine est également le lieu d’organisation de grandes manifestations annuelles, en lien avec les partenaires :

fête de la courge,
fête des apiculteurs,
festival du cerf-volant,
festivals musicaux…

Le site accueille enfin :

une aire de Jeux géants en bois, en accès libre (de juin à septembre)
le Bar de la Gloriette (les dimanches de mi-mai à mi-octobre)
un Rucher pédagogique et ludique
des jeux de piste et ateliers pour grands parents et petits-enfants animés par «la Tribus des Zazous»

(eng) Installed on a flooded area of ??120 hectares on the outskirts of Tours, and laid in installments since 2000 atypical and original way , the park of La Gloriette is all at once:

a play space ,
a public garden,
a festive place ,
sharing space

... That mixes experimentation , alternative practices and environmental management in real size .

This plain is also the venue of major annual events in connection with partners :

festive pumpkin,
festival beekeepers
festival of kites ,
music festivals ...

The site also hosts :

an area of ??giant wooden games , free access (from June to September)
the Gazebo Bar ( mid- May to mid-October Sunday )
an educational and fun Apiary
games track and workshops for grandparents and grandchildren animated by " Tribes Zazous "
Address:
Parc de la Gloriette
61 avenue Pont Cher
Tours, Centre France
37000


Location (specific park it is located within): Parc de la Gloriette

Fees: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Hands-on or educational programs: Yes - see website for more information

Garden's website: [Web Link]

Bathrooms nearby?: No

Telephone number: Not listed

Parking: Not Listed

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