Do you want to spend a privileged moment in the heart of the 1st vineyard registered as World Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO?
The medieval city of Saint-Emilion and the villages which surround it, offer you a multitude of facets between vines, architectural heritage and large natural spaces.
UNESCO has listed 8 municipalities as World Heritage by UNESCO for their “cultural landscapes” and the “Dordogne as a” biosphere reserve “. B>
A veritable open-air museum , St-Emilion and its 12 monuments are revealed to you … The collegiate church and its cloister, the washhouses, the great walls, the mounds: these charming narrow streets slope and chaotic paving make the authenticity of St-Emilion.
Cultural tours or wine tourism ?
13 centuries of history and traditions have shaped and marked the landscapes of Grand Saint-Emilionnais.
The installation of the Emilion hermit in the heart of an ancient forest, then 5 religious orders, marked the architectural heritage of the territory as evidenced by monasteries, convents and churches.
These coexist with more than 10,000 ha of vines which cover the territory and overlook
the some 200km of underground galleries.
To make world famous wines , you need an exceptional terroir .
It is a subtle alliance of 4 types of soil, 3 main grape varieties, 1 temperate oceanic climate,
unique expertise of winegrowers.
118 châteaux welcome you : The producers will make you visit properties full of character … and you will taste their production … You will acquaintance with a tradition which is transmitted from generation to generation, admire buildings with remarkable architecture.
You will appreciate the privileged contact with the producer and set off to explore the vineyard and wine.
The inhabitants take great pride in this “family and united wine-growing community”.
During your getaway in this beautiful city , stroll through the shops and discover all the products and specialties of Grand Saint-Emilionnais .
From the local cuisine to the prestigious table, enjoy moments of great conviviality.
Personalize your day by contacting us, we will establish together your program according to your wishes, we will advise you on the choices to be made.
Bordeaux / St-Emilion / Bordeaux
80 km / 8h day (including 1h30 transfer)