We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Towering feature on the hilltop in Saint Emilion

Impressive to look up at this attraction, then beside it to look over most of the town of Saint... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
425kirkh
,
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Fascinating visit

A lovely church, brimming with history and ambience..very restful and beautiful..set in a most... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
sueHBrighton
,
Brighton
Read all 129 reviews
139
All photos (139)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bell tower”(8 reviews)
About
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Dec
Jan
10°
Feb
Contact
Place du Marche, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
Website
Improve This Listing
Reviews (129)
Filter reviews
42 results
Traveller rating
32
9
1
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
32
9
1
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews bell tower worth the climb take your time breathtaking views surrounding countryside tourist office underground church key climbing rock village saint sights vineyards region
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 42 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Impressive to look up at this attraction, then beside it to look over most of the town of Saint Emilion below.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 425kirkh
Reviewed November 6, 2018

A lovely church, brimming with history and ambience..very restful and beautiful..set in a most picturesque area..totally worth a visit to this area..

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sueHBrighton
Reviewed October 13, 2018

If time permits, climb the stairs for a view. Check to see if your ticket covers this part of the tour

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed October 7, 2018

The Clock Tower/Bell Tower is a prominent building in Saint-Emilion. It's hard to miss when you are in Saint-Emillion. We based ourselves out of Bordeaux and drove the quick 45 minutes to the town. We were lucky enough to find free parking on Moulin Biguey...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PandaHouston
Reviewed October 4, 2018

196 steps up and great views of the village and the surrounding countryside with its vineyards at the top. Only 2 euro. A "must-do" if you are in St Emilion.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gary B
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Nice place for a relaxing lunch, with opportunities for great people watching. Service as prompt and courteous. Nice choice of small plates. Good local wine selection.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 544JimR
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Everyone gathers there to look over the ledge down on the marche below. A good view even without going up the tower. This tower is so heavy, metal braces have been added underground to supports I. The largest underground church in Europe.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JillConnecticut
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Visiting the Tour of the Monolithic Church is a very nice way to start a day trip in St Emilion. The view is splendid and what I liked the most is that except me and my travel partner, there was no one there. We really...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ApetreiR2
Reviewed September 4, 2018

After you have visited the church dug below it in the rock, you will appreciate the height of this tower even more.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 430Bryan
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

2 euros it's very cheap and you can have an amazing view of saint Emilion. It's not for old people because the stairs are very small and you have to climb by your own to the top. People can stop at floor 1 and 3...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joline B
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 nearby hotels
Hostellerie de Plaisance
479 reviews
.02 km away
Auberge de la Commanderie
22 reviews
.10 km away
Hotel Au Logis des Remparts
443 reviews
.24 km away
Hotel Palais Cardinal
194 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 46 nearby restaurants
La Table de Plaisance
180 reviews
.01 km away
Logis de la Cadene
557 reviews
.04 km away
Cafe Saigon
267 reviews
.12 km away
Restaurant Le Tertre
762 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 93 nearby attractions
Tourism Office Saint Emilion
1,011 reviews
.04 km away
Eglise Collegiale de Saint-Emilion
270 reviews
.07 km away
Cloitre des Cordeliers
412 reviews
.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Clocher de l'Eglise Monolithe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines