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Visiting Saint-Emilion

Be a part of Saint-Emilion’s history...

Its origins begin with a monk named Emilion who founded the city. During the Middle Ages, it had become a popular pilgrimage destination. Traces of this can still be seen today thanks to the numerous remains of some monasteries as well as the bits and pieces of others.

Travelling across the little paved streets of the famous “mounds” connecting the “high town and low town,” come discover the secrets of how the Ursuline religious order make their macarons. Let yourself be charmed holding a glass of crémant by the cloister ruins of the Cordelier monks or maybe even be amazed atop the King’s Tower, by the breathtaking and UNESCO recognized cultural landscape of its vineyards.

And above all, don’t leave without discovering one of the most enigmatic churches of the region; the monolithic church which was carved out by hand in the 12th century. To see this, our guides will help you unveil the church’s secrets during a passionate guided tour of the church’s four underground monuments all while recounting the miracles of Emilion, the importance of the catacombs, and the beauty of the original paintings found in the Trinity Chapel. 

Experience the Saint-Emilion Vineyards...

Your visit of Saint-Emilion will undoubtedly include a tour and a (or several) tastings in one of the 800 surrounding chateaux of the region. Our certified guides will be happy to share their expertise with you so that you can totally discover this exceptional heritage site.

 

Tarifs (hors droits d'entrée)

A partir de 12€ par personne (minimum 12 inscriptions)

à partir de 140€ pour un groupe

 

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