Sancerre Travel Guide

  • A small side street in the older old town
    A small side street in the older old...
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    the view from my kitchen window
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    Guillaume cutting croissants
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Sancerre Things to Do

  • Portail Roman de l'église Saint Père la...

    The village of Sancerre was once full of churches. The most important Romanesque buildings were "the church of Saint Romble" under the patronage of the abbey of Saint-Laurent women of Bourgesn and especially the Holy Father None, depends of St. Benedict on the Loire.There remains some vestiges of the XII century.

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  • View from Tour des fiefs

    This photo is taken from the Tower of fiefdoms. City perched above the vineyards overlooking the valley of the Loire and the hills of Sancerre, exactly known for its wines and its Chavignol cheese.

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  • Château féodal de Sancerre

    It was in 1874 that Miss Crussol Uzes built a new castle style of Louis XII in the shadow of ancient ruins.

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  • Première maison de Jacques Coeur

    One of the oldest house in the city, this was the property of Jacques Coeur. Legend say a tunnel runs from this house to Bourges!

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  • L'église Notre-Dame de Sancerre

    The Church of Notre-Dame de Sancerre is due to the initiative of Father Gourru, priest of Sancerre from 1658 to 1662. It had succeeded the Chapel of Saint Jean (XIII century), was built under Louis XV from 1754 to 1762, enlarged in the nineteenth century and its facade redone between 1865 and 1895. Cavaille-Coll organ was installed in 2001.

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  • Nature Explore

    Travelling through these picturesque settings, you will discover typical villages and little towns. Nature lovers will be delighted with the wild beauty of the rivers and lakes. It is the perfect place to practice a wide range of outdoor activities.

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  • Around The City

    Around this city with the narrow street its quiet interesting... cos we can feel the medieval environment around here....

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  • Esplanade Porte César

    From the top of Sancerre, Esplanade Porte César ,the view point where we can see all other city down of the hill... very nice view for the eyes catch especially when summer, the vineyard along the hill.

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  • Grapes

    Ready to harvest..... yummyyyy look delicious, but not for eat, this kind is for making wine.... ^_^

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  • Harvest Time

    October is time for grapes harvest.... and for european ppl can part time job picking grapes...., its quiet hard work for picking grapes... need strong body and especially strong legs and arms.

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  • Loire River

    The river Loire of course is a focal point of activity. The golf course at Golf du Sancerrois runs along the banks of the river or you can go fishing, kayaking, walking and cycling. The islands of the Loire, at Ménétréol sous Sancerre are particularly rich in flora and fauna, perfect for the birdwatcher who may be rewarded sighting the black...

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  • Maison des Sancerre

    Wine exposition located in 14th-16th century house with tower.The city is a cobweb of twisted streets with many buildings surviving from the Middle Ages.The dry, flinty white Sancerre wine has made this little corner of France famous across the world. The Sauvignon Blanc grape variety is king here, perfect wine with fresh fish, fruits, vegetables...

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  • View Point

    When Summer, all flower blossom and the trees is green... and also the air around here so fresh and great... so its a nice place to hang out or just relax here after explore this city....

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  • Vineyard @ Summer time

    Well its completely different summer and winter.... I love riding bike among vineyard when summer time, satisfy the eyes and fresh air and also sun shine more longerrrr.... and dont forget the flowers is everywhere, so get ready and enjoy the summer time!

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  • Place de L'Ancienne Halle

    The 1st covered market was constructed in 1456 by Jean IV, 1st Count of Sancerre of the house of Bueil. The 2nd covered market, built in 1883, was demolished in 1981 to allow space for the open terrece we see today.And open market is on Wednesday and Saturday.... ^_^

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  • Cosne's Bridge

    When I was here, and see this bridge, even simple but when sun shine so lovely, its so amazing to hang out here with a friendly people and nice view of the bridge.

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  • Vineyard

    My 1st experience being here is among the vineyard, so bad that my coming is in autumn till winter, so didnt see the green of the vineyard... but I wanna try to wine from this great vineyard of Sancerre.... ^_^

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  • Around the city

    I alway around the city, from one street to another just wanna find out the beauty of each house here....

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Sancerre Restaurants

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    by jsalahub Written Aug 29, 2002

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    Super salads and sandwiches made with fresh local ingredients. Best chocolate cake ever, right Sarah?! Love sitting on the terrace watching Sancerre pass by of a sunny afternoon. Friendly staff & cafe dog.

    Favorite Dish: Salade Paysanne: fresh greens, tomato, gruyere, lardons, hard-boiled egg and fresh baguette to eat the last of the ultra-yummy dressing.

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Sancerre Transportation

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    by black_mimi99 Updated Dec 18, 2010

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    Sancerre is 2hrs from Paris by road and train, By train, Cosne-sur-Loire is the nearest station with a regional service to Paris Bercy stantion in Paris.

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Sancerre Local Customs

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    by black_mimi99 Updated Dec 7, 2007

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    This game playing by french people, and its so unique game, they will put one red ball, and who can trhow more closer to that red ball with their own ball.

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Sancerre Off The Beaten Path

  • Viaduc de St. Satur

    It's small town down the hill of Sancerre, St. Satur. If you like hiking or ju walk around from this city to Sancerre can walk through this bridge, it will be nice view of the St. Satur town.

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  • Le Château de Buranlure

    When around the vineyard and the city nearby, I saw this small castle and look so nice and it's build in 14th century. This castle private property.

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  • Loire River

    View from panoramic of Sancerre..... And if around this area really nice path for explore the forest around and river....

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Sancerre Sports & Outdoors

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    by black_mimi99 Written Dec 10, 2008

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    Sometimes I saw this sport between hilly in Sancerre... when weather is good and the sky so blue... they flying sooo great up in the sky.... mmmm wish can try one day.... ^_^

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Sancerre Favorites

  • Caravan

    If you like traveling with whole family using caravan.... so Sancerre can be one of your destination.... when summer time like this, so many ppl come with caravan and also boat just to around here with bicycle and wine testing....

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  • Money Changer

    In sancerre if wanna change dollar to euro, can go to post office, cos no change in the bank, they will tell u to change it in the post office.

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