Things to see and do - Sancerre
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.
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 access. Guest rooms at Brit Hôtel Le Clos Saint Martin are spacious, air..
Chavignol F - 18300 Sancerre
This hotel featuring a gourmet restaurant and bistro is ideal for discovering Sancerres gastronomy. La Côte des Monts Damnés offers bright and spacious rooms equipped with free Wi-Fi internet access. This charming hotel is the ideal place for discov..
Rempart Des Augustins F - 18300 Sancerre
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..
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.
F - 18300 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.
rue 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 Sanc..