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
pl. des Créneaux F - 33330 St-Émilion
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 ..
2 bis r. de la Porte-Brunet F - 33330 St-Émilion
Built in the 14C at the same time as the chapel, the square cloister is composed of twinned columns, supporting Romanesque-style arches. In front of the staircase leading to the monks' cells is a 15C Gothic arch. Covered in vegetation with birds sing..
pl. du Marché F - 33330 Saint-Émilion
In the cliff next to the chapel are galleries formerly used as a necropolis, as evidenced by the numerous tombs hollowed out of the rock. The main part was later transformed into a charnel house: a hole can be seen in the central cupola into which th..
Place du Clocher F - 33330 Saint-Émilion
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..
18, rue Guadet F - 33330 Saint-Émilion
This charming hotel sits in the heart of the medieval city of Saint-Emilion, just 9 km from Libourne. It has a garden with outdoor pool, and spacious air-conditioned accommodation. Au Logis des Remparts offers soundproofed rooms and suites, all equi..
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 r. 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).
route de Libourne F - 33330 St-Émilion
5 pl. 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..
pl. 11-novembre-1918 F - 33330 Saint-Émilion
lieu-dit 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..
11 r. de la Porte-Bouqueyre F - 33330 Saint-Émilion
Below the medieval town, this restaurant has a fireplace and a lovely terrace - the perfect spot when the sun is out. Tuck into the chef's tasty dishes, in which fish concoctions enjoy pride of place: pain de lotte (monkfish) with aioli, brill with b..