Maison du Vin at Saint-Émilion
Place Pierre Meyrat 33330 – Saint-Émilion
Featuring an exhibition themed around wine-making, Les Saisons de la Vigne et du Vin, it offers a photographic and cultural insight into wine growing, producing and labelling. A video room can also be found on site, for those wishing to discover Saint-Émilion Vineyards and wines. To test your nose and train it to Saint-Émilion wines’ flavours, “la Table des Arômes” welcomes kids and adults.
La Route des Vins Authentiques
Le Doyenné – Place des Créneaux – 33330 Saint-Emilion
Starting from the Tourist information office, it takes you through Saint-Émilion Vineyards, together with a guide to introduce you the place, the wines it produces and the ways they are classified and named. A great occasion to meet wine-growers and visit a wine-growing property, with a fermenting room and barrel storehouse to take a look to and some vineyards to wander about. To round off the excursion, try out some of the Château’s wines.
The Bike rental is offered directly at the hotel.
Saint-Émilion’s Underground Galleries
One-of-a-kind excursion, it takes you to Europe’s unique Saint-Emilion’s Underground Galleries. Let your guide shed some light on the age-old mysteries and legends that used to haunt the place since a monk named Emilion lived here as a hermit. You will also be introduced to Saint-Emilion’s other major monuments, such as an amazing monolithic church, catacombs and Europe’s biggest underground church.
A historical tour through Saint-Émilion
For 1.5 hour, a guide will take you all the way from the town’s oldest monasteries to ramparts, sharing with you some milestones of the town’s history, since its foundation to nowadays. Take a dip into the past and open up some mysteries of the monolithic church!
The Villemaurine Château – Visiting quarries
Château Villemaurine – 33330 Saint-Émilion
Just metres from the medieval town centre, the castle harbours a unique network of quarries.
Set off for an exciting and memorable walk with an expert guide by your side, lighting the way with a lantern, to discover a fermenting room and some other wine-making facilities. The excursion is followed by a wine-tasting session.