France: Bordeaux

Saint Emilion and area

Saint Emilion, its satellites and Côtes de Castillon and Francs
By Jane Anson

This Guide was last updated on 22 March 2010
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Itineraries

Ideal One-Day Itinerary

MORNING
Breakfast coffee in one of the many cafes in Saint Emilion
Visit 1: Château Belair
Visit 2: Château Angelus
Lunch at L’Envers du Décor

AFTERNOON
Head by car out towards Castillon and along the lovely winding roads that take you onto the côtes. Stop to explore wherever takes your fancy.
Visit Domaine de l’A
Head to the Comptoir de Genès for some food and wine matching of the local Castillon wines.

 

Ideal Two-Day Itinerary

DAY ONE:
MORNING
Breakfast coffee in one of the many cafes in Saint Emilion
Visit 1: Château Pressac
Visit 2: Château Angelus
Lunch L’Envers du Décor

AFTERNOON
Head by car out towards Castillon and along the lovely winding roads that take you onto the Côtes. Stop to explore wherever takes your fancy.
Visit Domaine de l’A
Head to the Comptoir de Genès for some food and wine matching of the local Castillon wines.
Stay at Château de Carbonneau

DAY TWO:
MORNING
Visit: Château de Lussac
Late morning head to Saint Emilion for a wander around the underground church and Catacombs
Lunch at Logis de Cadène

AFTERNOON
Visit 1: Château Fombrauge
Visit 2: Union des Producteurs de Saint Emilion

 

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