Luxury hotel holiday Chateau de Marcay Loire Valley

The Chateau de Marcay near Chinon in the Loire Valley provides an excellent centre for both exploring and relaxing. With its origins in the 12th century, this 4-star chateau-hotel, built of white-blond stone, with 28 rooms offers atmospheric accommodation in a charming location, with a Michelin-starred restaurant and extensive lawns and gardens with an outdoor pool. Chinon is about 12 minutes by car and has a range of shops and restaurants.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Eurotunnel or ferry crossing if self-drive
  • Flights and hire of a group A car if fly-drive
  • Rail and hire of a group A car if rail-drive
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, car and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Chateau de Marcay, near Chinon

The Château de Marçay is an exclusive 4-star château-hotel in beautiful natural surroundings. The excellent cuisine and luxury accommodation nestled amongst a 5-hectare park make this an enchanting experience.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 4

Location In the countryside about 10-minutes' drive south of Chinon

Annual opening Open all year except from 4 January to 4 February and from 15 February to 3 March

Closest airport Tours

Distance from airport About 45 minutes by car

Hotel facilities and services

Michelin-starred restaurant, Outdoor heated swimming pool, Tennis, Petanque, Cycles for hire, Parking, Lift, Massages, 15 hectares of parkland, Vineyard, Bowls area, Orchard, Wine cellar, Terrace, Excursions on quad bikes or horseback or canoeing can be arranged.

Out and about nearby

Markets in Chinon (Thursdays) and Saumur (Saturdays), Summer festivals in Chinon, Vineyards and wine-tasting, Chateaux of the Loire, Troglodyte caves.

Sports nearby

Golf, Riding, Ballooning, Fishing, Canoeing.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Standard room in the Pavillon des Vignes for 7 nights

From about

£1,050

Holiday Code FE30

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Chateau de Marcay, near Chinon

Room descriptions

Chateau de Marcay has 28 rooms

Standard room located in 'Pavillon des Vignes'
Standard room located in the Chateau and west wing
Superior room located in the Chateau and west wing
Salon room located in 'Pavillon des Vignes'
Salon room located in the Chateau and west wing

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Standard room in the Pavillon des Vignes for 7 nights

From about

£1,050

Holiday Code FE30

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Chateau de Marcay, near Chinon

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Le Chateau de Marcay, our clients usually arrive in their own car on a self-drive holiday, either to visit the hotel in its own right or as part of a multi-centre touring holiday. We include a Eurotunnel crossing or a ferry crossing, depending on what you would like to do and what is most appropriate to your overall journey. It is also possible to visit the region of the Loire Valley by flying to Paris, Tours or Nantes or by taking the Eurostar to Paris or Lille and then TGV to Tours, and then hiring a car. We will arrange this for you.

Additional information

Children: Children are welcome. Children's menus are available for ages 11 and under for lunch and dinner and are charged at a reduced rate.

Other information: The restaurant is closed Sunday evenings, Mondays all day and Tuesday lunchtimes from mid November to Easter, and closed for lunch on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from Easter to mid November. The pool is open seasonally. Pets are welcome at a charge.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Standard room in the Pavillon des Vignes for 7 nights

From about

£1,050

Holiday Code FE30

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Chateau de Marcay, near Chinon

Highlights of the Loire Valley

Cultural highlights include wines and wine vinegars, wild mushrooms - (visit the mushroom museum), the Troglodyte caves, and local art exhibitions.

Festivals in the Loire Valley

Son et Lumiere in the chateaux in the summer months. Summer festival in Chinon in August.

Climate of the Loire Valley

Average air temperatures in Centigrade: Jan: 7.8, Feb: 6.8, Mar: 10.3, Apr: 16.1, May: 16.4, Jun: 23.6, Jul: 25.8, Aug: 24.5, Sep: 21.1, Oct: 16.2, Nov: 11.2, Dec: 7.0. Source: Direction de la Meteorologique de France.

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