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Make reservations for a tour there LONG before you arrive or you won’t get in. If you miss the... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2022
Ephoist
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Florence, South Carolina
Very interesting visit

We knew nothing about the story of the Bénédictine spirit beforehand and learned a lot during our... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2022
Seasondtraveller
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Paris
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Reviewed July 28, 2021 via mobile

A quite bizzarre, neo-gothic 19th century palace, built by the inventor of Bénédictine liqueur as production site - what it still is today. A combined ticket can be bought on site or booked online. It gives access for a visit of the premises, with a collection of historical items and some nice historical books, and a guided tour through Bénédictine distillery and cellar which ends with a liqueur testing. Palais Bénédictine also includes a bar and a shop to buy the liqueur and souvenirs, both directly accessible without guided tour.
Although there was not much to see from the production, the guided tour was quite interesting to listen and learn about liqueur production, and the tasting was nice.

3  Thank Marie_CSMA
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JohanneZehnne, Responsable relations clients at Palais Benedictine, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2021

Thank you for very much for your visit and your comment. We're glad you enjoyed the tour! About the production, indeed we can not show much more than we already are showing for safety and sanitary reasons. Depending on when you visit us, you can get to see the distillation process on-going!

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Reviewed May 19, 2021 via mobile

Very good experience including museum, guided tour and a tasting. Great value for money. Amazing site with lots of history

Date of experience: April 2021
3  Thank camuche123
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JohanneZehnne, Responsable relations clients at Palais Benedictine, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2021

Thank you very much for your visit and your positive review! We are glad you enjoyed the experience and are looking forward to welcoming you back!

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Reviewed August 15, 2020

The palace was really interesting, lots of beautiful things to see. We did the distillery tour and Samantha was brilliant - interesting, funny and very friendly. And you got to taste it at the end! A brilliant way to fill a few hours.

Date of experience: August 2020
3  Thank Emily M
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JohanneZehnne, Guest Relations Manager at Palais Benedictine, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2020

Thank you very much for your visit and your comment ! We're glad you enjoyed your visit, and hope we will have the pleasure to welcome you back !

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Reviewed July 27, 2020

what a mess of styles and architecture... walking around the whole compound, we really wondered how one could do this crime. impressive anyway, but not really beautiful.

Date of experience: July 2020
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JohanneZehnne, Guest Relations Manager at Palais Benedictine, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2020

Thank you for your visit and your comment, which we understand, it is a matter of taste :)

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Reviewed October 17, 2019

this was a dream day for me, the Abbey was amazing. I couldn't believe the art and manuscripts on display, I thought it was just going to be the distillery-which itself was fantastic. The staff are wonderful and it was so educational as well as absolutely beautiful-cant recommend it enough

Date of experience: September 2019
3  Thank Vivienne C
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johannez232, Responsable relations clients at Palais Benedictine, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2019

Thank you so much for your visit and for taking the time to leave a review ! We are glad you enjoyed your Experience at Le Palais, and we hope we will have the pleasure to welcome you back in the future :)

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