Bourgueil village center

A charming village surrounded by vineyards. Welcome to Bourgueil.

Visiting the village of Bourgueil

This travel guide will help you plan your stay and organize a wine tasting in some of the best wineries nearby.

The centre of charming village of Bourgueil is a good starting point  for visiting the region. A short walk will take you to the Saint Germain church. The “Maison des Vins de Bourgueil” will also be a practical option for a quick wine tasting. It is located in the family home of Jean Carmet (a famous French actor), a very nice 15th century building, in the heart of Bourgueil. The village center is also an easy stop for a meal in one of the nearby restaurants.

Bourgueil village center
Bourgueil village center images
Bourgueil - Maison des Vins Jean Carmet
Bourgueil town center - Maison des Vins Jean Carmet
The abbey of Bourgueil
The abbey of Bourgueil
Bourgueil village center

Wineries

Bourgueil is one of the three great red wine appellations of the Loire Valley, with Chinon and the neighboring village of Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil. To organize a wine tasting in Bourgueil : various options of course, and some very close to the village center, such as Bertrand and Vincent Marchesseau or Maison Audebert et Fils.

Popular wineries

A selection of great wineries in the area. Pick a winery to book the perfect wine tasting experience.
Bourgueil village center

Things to do and to see in the area

Recommended attractions and must-see places nearby.
Visiting Bourgueil wine region : an errand in the vines at fall

Bourgueil

Welcome to Bourgueil wine region, a charming village surrounded by gently sloping vineyards.

The medieval city of Chinon - Rooftops

Chinon

Chinon. Famous for its quality red wines … but also a beautiful medieval city worth a (de)tour.

City of Saumur - Aerial view of the Loire

Saumur

A picturesque wine region where a new generation of talented winemakers has recently settled.

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