RECOGNIZED FOR ITS CULINARY DELIGHTS
It’s not just châteaux and wines on the menu in Touraine! The region also boasts plenty of culinary treats. During your holidays, discover its range of specialities and just how original its produce is.
Don’t miss the Tuesday morning market in Bourgueil. Admiring the stalls, discover the region’s many specialities and meet local producers. Try goat’s cheeses, pork morsels called rillons, black hens known as gélines, local honey, jam and dried pears… all tasty delights.
Don’t forget to stop by at the Pâtisserie Brémaud, near the Bourgueil covered market (or Halles), to sample the delicious Galette Bourgueilloise. Come Sunday morning, don’t miss the Langeais market; every weekend, it draws locals aplenty as well as holiday-makers, creating a very lively atmosphere beside the striking central castle.
WELL-BALANCED, AROMATIC, ELEGANT WINES
Our two Maisons des Vins de Bourgueil, one at Bourgueil, the other in Langeais, present many local AOC Bourgueil wines for visitors to taste. Then why not refine your search and go and visit directly some of the winemakers whose wine you like, seeking them out in the heart of their vineyards?
LOCAL CHEFS WHO KNOW JUST HOW TO MATCH LOCAL FOOD AND WINE
Our many chefs know how to bring out the best in the local food and wine, so make sure you enjoy some gourmet meals during your holidays, putting our restaurateurs’ culinary skills to the test.