The medieval city of Saint-Émilion

According to legend, Saint-Émilion was founded by a monk who found refuge in a cave in the 8th century (the Hermitage cave); his name was Emilion.

Since 1999, this medieval village has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
You will appreciate the riches of the city, including the astonishing monolithic church, the largest in Europe. Or the Cordeliers cloister, a vestige classified as a Historic Monument and listed as a UNESCO heritage site


- by bike, the 15 km Loop of the Premier Crus Classes winds between the vines of prestigious Saint-Émilion wine-growing properties: Château Ausone, Cheval Blanc, La Dominique, etc.

- Effortlessly, the Train des Grands Vignobles

- TheSaint-Émilion TukTuk tour allows you to explore, aboard an electric TukTuk, the village, the vineyard, while enjoying a tasting stop in a Saint-Émilion castle.

On the water :

- Discover the brand new 35,000m² aquatic park opened in May 2021 in Libourne: La Calinesie
- Opt for canoe trips.
- For board sports enthusiasts, come and surf the tidal bore ! The biggest spot in September is in Vayres, at the Port of Saint-Pardon.
- In idleness mode, you will opt forcommented cruises to discover the heritage of Libourne.
- And for epicureans, we recommend the aperitif cruises with tasting of Pomerol and Saint-Émilion wines.

On the ground :
- Château de Vayres , former property of King Henry IV. During the summer many activities offered, between course of puzzles and animations of cloaks and swords.
- Battle of Castillon , every summer, the war epic of English Aquitaine is reborn in the open air, with the help of 400 volunteers and 40 riders, during a grandiose sound and light show.
- Guîtres :follow the historic railway line from Guîtres station to Lapouyade… by vélorail or steam train.