Attractions

Winery in St-Émilion

Cloître des Cordeliers

Within the ruined cloisters of a 14th-century Franciscan monastery, winery Les Cordeliers has made sparkling Crémant de Bordeaux wine in its ancient cellars for over a century. Twice-daily walking tours of the cella…
Tower in St-Émilion

Clocher de l’Église Monolithe

For captivating views of the hilltop hamlet, borrow one of four keys from the tourist office to climb the 196 spiralling steps of this 68m-high bell tower, built to crown subterranean rock church Église Monolithe (o…
Castle in St-Émilion

Tour du Roy

Climb 118 steps inside this sturdy square tower – what's left of a 13th-century donjon – for a 360-degree panorama of the town, Dordogne River and its bucolic valley.
Church in St-Émilion

Église Collégiale

A domed Romanesque 12th-century nave dominates the former Collégiale, which also boasts an almost-square vaulted choir built between the 14th and 16th centuries. Its tranquil 12th- to 14th-century cloister is a venu…
City Gate in St-Émilion

Porte de la Cadène

Defensive city walls were built around St-Émilion by the English in the 13th century. Several surviving sections of the medieval walls and gates can be accessed from rue Guadet, including Porte de la Cadène.