"A Medieval Wine Village" Saint-Émilion by King_Golo

Saint-Émilion Travel Guide: 123 reviews and 419 photos

Saint-Emilion is one of the major tourist destinations in the vicinity of Bordeaux. Unfortunately, this makes the otherwise very charming medieval village completely crowded in summer time, and one cannot fully enjoy strolling through the alleys of Saint-Emilion. It's worth a visit nonetheless - as usual, most tourists do not leave the main ways and you can therefore find yourself almost alone in the village if you do so.

Have a look at my Saint-Emilion tip, virtually visit nearby Bordeaux and Arcachon with me - or continue your tour through my pages here!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:A charming little village surrounded by vineyards
  • Cons:Too many tourists in summer
  • Last visit to Saint-Émilion: Mar 2012
  • Intro Updated Jul 3, 2015
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  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Sep 29, 2013 at 10:39 AM

    I often heared about this famous wine, but did not expect such a scenic village !

  • Roadquill's Profile Photo
    Apr 9, 2012 at 4:59 PM

    I biked to St. Emilion and then had to allow time to return. But a day is all you need. Karl


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