Chenonceau

One of the most remarkable Loire Valley château has given its name to a new wine appellation : Touraine Chenonceaux.

Chenonceau : a "château" and surrounding vineyards which produce ... Chenonceaux wine

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

In the heart of Touraine, the Château de Chenonceau welcomes you to an exceptional site on the banks of the Cher, 365 days a year. On the wine side, Chenonceau castle is a good starting point for discovering the Touraine Chenonceaux appellation which produces ample and complex white wines, and fruitful silky red wines. Welcome to Chenonceaux, in the heart of the Touraine appellations. Perfect place for tasting Loire Valley wines and visiting top attractions.

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Vineyards near Chenonceau castle
Vineyards near Chenonceau castle
Main alley of Chenonceau castle
Main alley of Chenonceaux castle
The Château de Chenonceau and its five arches spanning the river
The Château de Chenonceau and its five arches spanning the river
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Wineries

Wine tasting near Château de Chenonceau? Coming from Tours, before arriving in Chenonceaux, we recommend a stop at Domaine de la grange where Bruno Curassier will make you taste his beautiful wines. Among the winegrowers closest to the castle, you can stop at Caves du Père Auguste. If you continue towards Montrichard, stop for a tasting at Domaine de la Chaise (great wines at unbelievably good value).

Popular wineries

A selection of great wineries in the area. Pick a winery to book the perfect wine tasting experience.
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Things to do and to see in the area

Recommended attractions and must-see places nearby.
Chaumont-sur-Loire, a charming village on the Loire overlooked by the castle

Chaumont-sur-Loire

One of the most beautiful Loire Valley gardens on the land of the Touraine Mesland wine appellation.

Wine tasting near Cheverny castle, which inspired Hergé, the creator of Tintin

Cheverny

A stone’s throw from Blois, a superb castle and also … inspiring white and red wines.

A panda at the Beauval Zoo in Saint-Aignan

Saint-Aignan (Beauval)

Visit the Beauval zoo … and go wine tasting, in the heart of the Cher Valley vineyards. A wine lover’s must.

Harvest time in Vouvray wine region

Vouvray

A superb vineyard at the outskirts of Tours, the capital city of the Loire Valley.

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