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Chateau de Marcay

Last updated: 15 November, 2022

Sitting in gardens at the end of a long avenue, south of Chinon, Marcay provides a perfect combination of countryside calm and authentic chateau splendour, with crenellated towers and ancient stone walls straight out of a fairytale.

The 33 rooms are split between the 15th-century chateau itself and an attractive converted pavilion.

The hotel is a true gourmet stop, with a great restaurant, kitchen garden and truffle plantation, alongside its own vineyard. They organise tours of their wine cellars and wine tastings every evening, and can also help organise visits to other nearby vineyards.

Surrounding area

The hotel is situated in peaceful farmland 8km from the historic town and castle of Chinon, offering blissful seclusion, and with bars and bistros nearby.

Other nearby attractions include Azay-le-Rideau, Fontevraud, the Château d’Usse, and La Deviniere, the 15th-century house where the writer Rabelais was born.


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General amenities

Key facilities

Airport transfers: Not available
Beach: None
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
Kids club
Parking: On-site (free)
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering
Additional charge

Room amenities

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Hot tub (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed