"On and Off the Road in St. Emilion" Top 5 Page for this destination Saint-Émilion by Roadquill
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St. Emilion is a gorgeous little town built on and out of the limestone hill it is situated on. As I rode up the hill the town was deceivingly hidden. It seemed like a very slight grade but once to the town the streets drop off steeply. The city was built from the limestone quarried from the hill the City was built on. In addition to the buildings, the effort created naturally climate controlled caves for storing wine and also places of worship, including the cave of St. Emilion and the impressive Monolithic Church.
In addition to the more formal wine shops, with the bottles of wine and wine paraphenalia appropriately displayed, there... more travel advice
One of the first buildings that faces you as you enter St. Emilion is the Collegiate Church and Cloistre. more travel advice
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