France is renowned for priding itself on its national cuisine, and the Loire Valley is no exception. Anyone who appreciates good food will not be disappointed with the gastronomic delights available here.
Our local town of Saumur has something for everyone's taste. From the best Steakhouse in town, to a Michelin starred restaurant, and everything in between. Click on the "favourite resaurants" link and read about some of our recommendations.
Traditional French cuisine is on the menu in most restaurants. The area is fertile as well as beautiful, and fresh fruit and vegetables thrive in the sandy soil along the river banks. Dishes are largely created from the fresh local produce, widely available at the weekly markets.
The region is the 3rd largest French wine growing area, and offers an astonishing range of wines, all with different styles, colours, scents and tastes. Wine tasting tours are available in an air conditioned chauffer driven vehicle, so you can sip as many different wines as you wish !
All you have to do is pop the cork!