Things to see and do - Saint-Émilion
Unmissable tourist sites
Saint-Émilion Travel guide
Saint-Émilion : Michelin's recommendations
If you go to St Emilion to enjoy the wine (and you most certainly will) you will realise that it is also a magnificent site, one of Aquitaine's most attractive towns with medieval buildings, small squares and alleys. The surrounding area, often lit with the luminosity characteristic of the southwest, is covered with vineyards.
Tourist attractions Saint-Émilion : Things to see and do
Place de l'Église-Monolithe
The church was made by extending caves and quarries. It is said that at times there were between five and fifty-five monks hollowing out the rock. The interior is an impressive sight due to the sheer scale of the naves carved out of the rock and the ..
Place des Créneaux
Used as a town hall until 1720, the castle was supposed established either by Louis VIII or by Henry III Plantagenêt in the 13C. The rectangular keep, known as the King's Tower, perched on a rocky base, has latrines in its outer walls. From the summi..
rue de la Porte-Brunet
This is one of the 6 gateways along the 13C ramparts, consolidated in subsequent centuries by a machicoliated watchpath. There is a view of the vineyards from here. One night in January 1794, Girondin outlaws (companions of Guadet) escaped through th..
Route de Libourne F - 33330 Saint-Émilion
Prix Prices from : 144 €
Located next to the Dordogne River, this 19th-century Château is 3 km from Saint-Emilion. It has an outdoor swimming pool, a spa centre and soundproofed accommodation with free Wi-Fi. Each guest room at the Grand Barrail Chateau is equipped with air..
Place du Clocher F - 33330 Saint-Émilion
Prix Prices from : 311 €
Located in the heart of St Emilion village, 45 minutes from Bordeaux, the Hostellerie de Plaisance offers a panoramic view of Saint-Emilion and its vineyards. Surrounded by a terrace and a garden, this old stone monastery proposes spacious and class..
14 La Gomerie - D243 F - 33330 Saint-Émilion
Le Relais De Franc Mayne is located in a 7-hectares vineyard, 1 km from the medieval village of St. Emilion on the ancient Gallo-Roman path. It offers guests an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. Each room is uniquely decorated and has air-conditioning, ..
5 place du Clocher F - 33330 Saint-Émilion
Exploring the village of St-Émilion is always a delight. Why not go a step further with a meal in this beautiful residence, which is as classic in style as it is comfortable. The food celebrates local ingredients and, as you can imagine, Bordeaux's v..
place du 11-novembre-1918 F - 33330 Saint-Émilion
route de Libourne F - 33330 St-Émilion
On this charming estate is a no less appealing restaurant! The dishes are fresh and well made and conspire to make your meal here an enjoyable one. Sample dishes like rabbit, tomato and pine nut roulade or risotto with roast langoustines and parmesan..
3 place du Marché-au-Bois F - 33330 Saint-Émilion
The chef, Alexandre Baumard, takes advantage of the best of the terroir to compose a fine and inventive cuisine that evolves with the seasons. Try dishes like truffles in risotto with parmesan or lobster and poultry fricassee, crunchy spring vegeta..
lieu dit Troplong-Mondot F - 33330 St-Emilion
Set in the vineyards, with a beautiful terrace overlooking the hillside, this white stone restaurant is actually housed within the château of a premier grand cru classé St-Émilion. At the helm is a highly skilled chef, who offers an artful new take o..
rue du Tertre-de-la-Tente F - 33330 Saint-Émilion
This intimate, rustic setting has a shellfish tank and a small dining room hewn from the rock. The ideal place to enjoy agreeable traditional cuisine accompanied by good wines (over 400 choices including many from St-Emilion).