Sancerre, Cher

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Sancerre was nominated as one of France’s favourite villages by viewers to France3 TV Channel in 2021




Located on a hilltop overlooking the Loire River to the east and the vineyards of Sancerre to the West. This is the home of the Sauvignon Blanc grape which here produces distinctive dry white wines from the chalky soil of the surrounding hillsides. With small, tightly packed streets of the village and a belfry within this medieval walled village, there are some splendid vistas – uninterrupted panoramic views from the top of the Tour des Fiefs over the Loire Valley and its vineyards.- see

The village lies to the north of Nevers.


There are a variety of local accommodation options including B&Bs, guest houses and self-catering gites