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Address: Place des Creneaux | Rue du Clocher, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
Phone Number: +33 5 57 55 28 28
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9:30 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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The Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion (including the town and the territory of...

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!

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helpful and willing

WE entered this office with mixed feelings not sure what to expect. Inside we found a bottle shop selling wine and lots of information on St Emilion and the surrounding area. Very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

WE entered this office with mixed feelings not sure what to expect. Inside we found a bottle shop selling wine and lots of information on St Emilion and the surrounding area. Very helpful staff as well.

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Warren, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Helpful, but limited advice was offered here. Perhaps, as we were at the end (or just past it) of the tourist season, there simply wasn't much to do.

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Arcachon, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very helpful. They also speak english. We took the underground tour which is very interesting. It is only in French but the Tourism Office will give you the tour written in English and it is easy to follow.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a nicer than usual tourist office, with very helpful people. The walk down to it is slippery when wet!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff in the office were friendly and helpful with detailed information and personal recommendations. They were particularly helpful with tricky navigation when it comes to finding that small winery or hidden chateau. A professional and well run office (some toilets for all the visitors would be a nice thing!)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very helpful personnel who spoke excellent English and had a nice map of the town. Helped us to find a free parking lot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Saint Émilion for a long week-end. They gave us a very usefull informations, very profesional people.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

This is a useful tourist office with staff speaking many different languages, as indicated on their name badges. You can get the key to the monolithic church tower opposite and climb to the top (only 1 euro 50 and leave ID as deposit). They also have several walk and cycle tour maps but you have to ask for these. They... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Kudos to the staff of the information center. They are friendly and helpful and the extreme. It is located at the entrance to Saint Emilion. And there is nearby parking.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

This is a larger than norm Tourist Information office, multilingual & helpful. Tickets can be bought in here for guided tours in the underground church (some tours are in English) & unguided visits into the bell tower. The centre backs onto well preserved cloisters which themselves are attached to the large (overground) church. Access by a big medieval looking studded... More 

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