Things to see and do - Sancerre
Unmissable tourist sites
Sancerre Travel guide
Sancerre : Michelin's recommendations
Dominating a landscape renowned for vines and goats, Sancerre is widely known for its delicious flinty-flavoured white wine and little goats’ cheeses known as “crottins” (manufactured most notably at nearby Chavignol). Perched high above the River Loire, this ancient bastion of Protestantism has charming winding streets, characterful old quarters and some fine viewpoints (most notably from the esplanade of the porte César) over its surrounding vineyards, planted on steep slopes.
Set in Sancerre, the hotel Le Panoramic welcomes you right amid a vineyard and boasts an unrivalled view of the vines. Totally renovated, all guest rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with satellite television and Wi-Fi Internet access. Each ro..
10, rue Saint Martin F - 18300 Sancerre
Located in the heart of Sancerre, Brit Hôtel Le Clos Saint Martin is an ideal base for discovering the area’s famous vineyards. It offers a patio with a fountain and free Wi-Fi. Guest rooms at Brit Hôtel Le Clos Saint Martin are spacious, air-condit..
Rempart des Abreuvoirs F - 18300 Sancerre
Located in the heart of Sancerre, Hotel du Rempart offers a terrace, restaurant and free Wi-Fi access throughout. Guests can visit the famous Sancerre Vineyards and Bourges is just a 45-minute drive away. All rooms feature a flat-screen TV, a teleph..
r. de la Panneterie F - 18300 Sancerre
Don't hesitate to bite into La Pomme d'Or ("The Golden Apple")! Here, the chef's traditional cooking is a favourite with food lovers. The dishes are flavoursome and colourful and, it goes without saying, can be accompanied by a glass of San..
31 Nouvelle Place F - 18300 Sancerre
A feast for the senses in a 14C tower setting! The young chef uses the best produce to create characterful, fine cuisine. Dining is in two styles: cosy half-timbering downstairs; contemporary feel with vineyard views upstairs.
113 rempart des Augustins F - 18300 Sancerre
This family restaurant enjoys fine views over the Sancerre vineyards. So drink a toast to all that is beautiful! Uncomplicated traditional fare.
F - Chavignol
The famous Chavignol cheese and fine meats are the stars here. There is a comprehensive menu of local dishes served in a convivial atmosphere, as well as the menu of the day on the slate board - as in any bistro worth its salts.
F - 18300 Chavignol
This inviting, elegant and modern restaurant regales you with its hearty traditional and regional cuisine. Dishes include: young rabbit fillet or duck breast and parsnip purée.