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 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 rue de la Porte-Brunet F - 33330 St-Émilion
Built in the 14C, 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 singing in the background, it makes..
Place des Créneaux F - 33330 St-Émilion
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..
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
Prix Prices from : 140 €
The hotel Au logis des Remparts sits in the heart of the medieval city of Saint-Emilion. It has a garden with an outdoor swimming pool, and air-conditioned accommodation. Au Logis des Remparts hotel offers soundproofed rooms and suites, all equipped..
2 rue Porte Brunet F - 33330 Saint-Émilion
Prix Prices from : 77 €
Set in a former Templar House, Auberge de la Commanderie is located in the heart of Saint-Émilion medieval town and offers views of the town and vineyards. It is just 9 km from Libourne. Colourfully decorated, all air conditioned rooms feature a TV,..
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).
place du 11-novembre-1918 F - 33330 Saint-Émilion
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..
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..
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..