Located in the heart of Touraine, in Indre-et-Loire, Fondettes is a booming city, resolutely turned towards the future. Playing the card of a balanced development combining residential nature and economic function, Fondettes is a rural community and heritage of 3 208 hectares located within 10 kilometers from Tours, bordered by the Choisille and the Loire. Mainly composed of suburban homes, their habitat has dramatically increased due to strong population growth over the past forty years. It now has 10 647 inhabitants.
This demographic induced substantial equipment in the fields of early childhood and schooling. The town is also endowed with numerous sports facilities (gymnasium, soccer fields and basketball courts, tennis courts, running track, hiking trails, mountain bike?) And has a rich network of associations in multiple sectors.
First pole of employment and economic activities of the Township of Luynes, Fondettes welcomes all activities, approximately 410 private and public, with a diverse range of activities: industry, crafts, shops and services.
Combined with Naurod Wiesbaden (Germany) and Constância (Portugal), the town enjoys a life of extraordinary wealth and great heritage (Chateau de la Plaine, Saint-Symphorien, Chapel Bridge, Chatigny castle, priory of Lavaray, manor Hamardières, Pivottières of Croft Castle of Bel Air, Vallieres Abbey, Tithe barn?).