A tour of Saint-Emilion and wine tasting
Saint-Emilion is a small picturesque medieval village in the Gironde region of southwestern France, only 45 minutes from Bordeaux. It is known worldwide for the quality of its wines, its appellations with strong reputation including great classified growths, the magnificent wine castles in the surroundings but also for the majesty of its architecture and its monuments. This unusual village opens its doors all year round to adventurers, wine lovers or simply curious. City full of history and perched on a rocky promontory, Saint-Emilion and its vineyard draw their originality from the limestone which shaped its identity.
In spite of its small size, this city hides many treasures such as its monolithic church, chapel of the trinity, but also in its underground with the presence of catacombs or the cave of the Hermitage that your guide will make you visit. It also has a rich historical and religious heritage and was even classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999 for its unique and historic wine-growing landscapes.