To set your taste buds free, you should visit our markets and enter into our restaurants. French gastronomy is not a vain word if you are considering cooking as an art of living ! Local products are close at hand for satisfying pleasures.
Travelling for local flavours of a country…
Discovering Touraine also includes taking the time to (re)discover healthy ways of eating. While you wander around, you can visit food markets, offering mouth-watering treats. Fresh fruit, tasty honey, good goat cheese ; the best products from a rich terroir.
Local products, tasty and delicious ; no matter what you get in our markets, you’re bound to come away satisfied. So many ingredients to grace your table, or your picnic blanket!
Local markets around, days and venues :
- Montlouis-sur-Loire on Thursday Morning – Place François Mitterrand
- Véretz on Friday Morning – Place des Droits de l’Homme
- Vernou-sur-Brenne on Thursday Morning – Place de l’Eglise
- Vouvray on Friday Morning – Avenue Maginot
- Monnaie on Saturday Morning – Place J-B Moreau
What about the restaurants ?
Generous and gourmet, cooking here is an art of living. There’s a great variety of dishes in our restaurants. That includes a range of traditional and gourmet restaurants, serving quality eats inspired by local food.
Our chefs all have a common goal: to please you! Come and see for yourself!
Regional products : a feast for the palate…
Tasting Touraine rillons (tender pork morsels), savouring a Vouvrillon biscuit, drinking a glass of fine local sparkling. Filling your basket with organic veg or dairy products from our farms – what simple but satisfying pleasures !
Seek out our gastronomic stops and discover the culinary products that define our area. Moreover, our terroir, our local know-how, are to be found in local crafts.
Often refined, they reflect the spirit of their creators. In fact, in the Montlouis-Vouvray area, our craftspeople excel in pottery, ceramics and fine blown glass in particular.