What an inspiring journey through history and how this lovely town sprouted from the humble beginnings and journey of a Saint and his disciples.
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I throughly enjoyed this tour. Audrey was very knowledgeable and brought the story of St Emilion to life as she guided us through the limestone to see the chapel, catacombs and church.
We went to St. Emillion for the wind and an opportunity to see the country side. We had a great visit to a winery, but the Underground Church was amazing. Only about 10% of the tourists find it. There is a small entrance on an...More
We did a tour of the Church and the monument. Walked through the catacombs and learned the story of Saint Emilion. We were on a Bordeaux 3 day City Pass and it included the tour at no charge. We took the train from Bordeaux -...More
Unfortunately I missed the English tour so I went on the French one and was given a transcript. The guide seemed to be very knowledgeable and she spoke slowly and clearly so I could pick up on some of the stuff she was saying. The...More
The visit to Saint Emilion is of course all about wine testing and dinner but it is also worth devoting an hour or two to visit wonderful sights. Be aware Saint-Émilion's history goes back to prehistoric times and is a UNESCO World Heritage with fascinating...More
Wonderful little visit. It wraps around you and lifts the town up that makes you feel embraced by the warmth of the region. This doesn't take long and below there is a little square that you can truly feel like a local.
Well worth the visit, just remember that the English tours leave once a day only. The underground church is amazing!