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Saint-Emilion Monolithic Church

Place des Creneaux, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
+33 5 57 55 28 28
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A HIDDEN HERITAGE, UNIQUE IN EUROPE In this 45 minutes long tour, your guide makes you discover Saint-Emilion’s underground heritage. From the monk Emilion’s story, between truth and legend, to the carving of the surprising monolithic church, walk through several centuries of history. Your guide, only holder of the keys, opens the monuments’ doors and shares their secrets ! Observe the details of the Trinity Chapel’s paintings and discover the mysterious catacombs and the Hermitage… A historical summary within four essential monuments.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Place des Creneaux, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
+33 5 57 55 28 28
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The church was a beautiful piece of Architecture. We enjoyed visitng the quiet and magnificant building.

Thank Joyce I
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a very interesting guided tour booked from office tourism in English. Covers hermitage, catacombs, and monolithic church carved out of rock. Lots interesting information and stories. Amazing sights under the town.

Thank Alastair M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this tour, going in January there was only a French tour available but the tourist office were lovely and gave us a written translation (in perfect English). There was no other way to see it so we bought our French speaking tour (we...More

Thank BenAndSamAdventures
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did the tour of the church, catacombs and underground church. Nice visit which provided an overview of the local history. If anything to do, i would recommend this visit. It takes around one hour to do. You can do in different languages. JLT

Thank JLTFernandez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide Tess was both informative and funny. She showed us where the founder of the Saint Emilion, a monk who cam from Brittany, lived, the catacombs and then the church that has been hewn into the roc. The visit is worthwhile. You can get...More

Thank gabgeneva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Steeped in history - a must see, take the time and book a tour at the Tourist Office, €17 for two - well worth it. To be in a church with its history and being able to visit the catacombs, visit St Emillion cave was...More

Thank Jacqueline D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very impressif medieval church. Absolutely unexpected in this small and touristic village. The best visit we've done in this region

Thank manuelaminibaser
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While in Saint-Emilion there are four things you must do; visit the Monolithic Church #1 which is steeped in history especial the underground church. The Church is in the middle of town surrounded by wine shops #2 and fine restaurants #3 - also the tourist...More

Thank Robken16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to see how this is not the no. 1 site to see in St Emilion instead of the mediocre winery that is currently rated #1. This beautiful church dominates the skyline of St Emilion, an elegant medieval town full of beautiful old buildings that...More

1  Thank lecyrnos1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are near Saint Emiliion, you need to visit the Monolythic Church. It has been carved out of the mountain side. Pretty amazing.

Thank Mark&Rosa
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Sofia M
4 May 2017|
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Response from John C | Reviewed this property |
Our tour was in English, arranged through the tourist information office in St. Emilion. We booked it in person, however, not via the internet. Their tourism office has a site in English that TripAdvisor rules prohibit me... More
18 July 2016|
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Response from Lord M | Reviewed this property |
No. You have yo take a tour.
18 July 2016|
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Response from nancystud | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we walked in fir a bit