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Tourism Office Saint Emilion

Place des Creneaux | Rue du Clocher, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
+33 (0)5 57 55 28 28
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Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Owner description: The Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion (including the town and the territory of the 8 villages united under the authority of the medieval Jurade) was... more » Owner description: The Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion (including the town and the territory of the 8 villages united under the authority of the medieval Jurade) was listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage in 1999 to preserve, restore and share this outstanding heritage! Covered in vines and bordered with rivers, along woody slopes and picturesque roads, the Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion stretches out over 75 km² around a particularly well-preserved medieval town and is the ideal place to stay. Only 30 minutes from Bordeaux and 1h from Bergerac or Périgueux, Saint-Emilion is the perfect starting point to tour around the vineyards of Bordeaux and the Perigord district. Legend has it that the town bears the name of a Breton monk that performed miracles while living an exemplary life. In order to retire from social life, he settled in 750 in a natural grotto, which can still be visited nowadays in the heart of the town! « less
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Stockholm, Sweden
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Very helpful staff great at English, they tell you what to do, to see and to eat. Rent bikes and take a trip through the vineyards!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

the staf in the office were brilliant and very patient. English was widely and very well spoken. The building is attached to the cloister and right in the centre of the village.

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Metz, France
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303 reviews 303 reviews
144 attraction reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Packed full of information, the staff are friendly and speak in various languages, so don't be afraid to approach them for advice! We couldn't book a tour in advance, but managed to sort it out here, so it was all good. We also got helpful and useful advice on which chateaux to visit in the area.

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Kilkeel, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This was our first stop when we arrived in this little French wine village. The staff were very helpful and gave us advise on tours etc. Definitely a good starting point if you visit St Emilion.

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

What a wonderful town with so much history. You must do the little train ride. Take time to wander the streets. What a quaint little town. Lots of beautiful restaurants, tasting areas and history

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Philadelphia
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68 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Wine tasting is very challenging in this area - the vast majority of vineyards aren't open or only open for booked tour groups or are open at very specific hours. This office will give you a book if you ask of all the wineries and show you which ones are open for tasting on that particular day. The book has... More

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Kitchener, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Fantastic tour. Took the English tour, our guide was a young English woman (Charlotte) who kept us all on our best behaviour, was entertaining and informative. The right tour guide can make all the difference though the sites were great as well.

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Portland, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Get a book on wineries in the region. Very informative with locations, time, if there are tours or just tastings

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San Antonio, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This tourism office is excellent. They have a wonderful broad-ranging website as well as an easily accessible office right in the middle of Saint Emilion. The office is big enough to handle a large number of people. They had a number of English speaking reps at their main counter so it was easy to ask questions and receive answers. They... More

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Perth, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Tourist bureau were helpful and had clean free toilets. Just behind the bureau you can buy tickets for a small tourist train which takes you around the vineyards, has French and English commentary, was well worth the small price.You can also do an optional tour of a chateau while on the train, I would recommend this option. If you don't... More

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