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Tours is known for being on the River Loire and for the Loire's inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List, for the quality of its built heritage in one of France's largest conservation areas, for the "Loire à vélo" scheme and for being the place where several major hiking trails cross paths, for its rich cultural and student scenes (recent inauguration of the Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré) as well as for being home to several châteaux that are examples of the genius of the Renaissance. With so many assets, the Metropolitan area is undoubtedly one of the most attractive territories in the Val de Loire. However prestigious these distinctions may seem, the development of the banks of the Loire remains cursory, limited to a few emblematic stretches or to short-lived activities in the summer. The car's footprint is ever present.