The Touraine region is of history and Châteaux, it is the region where writer Rabelais was born, and he was one of those who liked and advertised the fruits and vegetables of this region called France’s garden. So it is quite natural to find here, in Chinon, a delicate place of French gourmet cuisine, le Château de Marçay*. It is built in a fortress dating back to the 11th century, and the castle itself is from the 15th, it has gone through time and through its towers, its little houses and its vineyards, it bears witness to a rich and interesting past. Guests will come in through the domain’s gate, walk along the lime tree alley and the woods before reaching the beautiful building. The large dining room is really that of a Château Inn, offering authentic and refined settings. Nothing here is too much, nothing is too little either, everything is just like it should be… The décor, the furniture, the paintings, the crockery, everything is a perfect mix of simplicity, elegance and refinement. A delicate world with a lot of poetry and charm to it, for a magic and marvelous moment. And if you want to enjoy the sweet rays of the sun, you can choose the garden and its comfortable chairs. In order for you to really enjoy this dream like décor, you will have the help of an attentive team. For a banquet, a business meal or a romantic dinner, these two spaces are really meant for a unique moment! The Chef’s cuisine changes according to the season, offering a large range of quality where flavours and textures are well balanced. The orchard and the vegetable garden allow the Chef and his team to offer products that respect nature and that are in turn well respected in the kitchen. With the ideal gourmet tasting menu, gourmets will enjoy very nice, refined and authentic cuisine. An ideal gourmet favourite!