The particularity of the Cloitre des Cordeliers, the production of sparkling wines and the underground galleries in this atypical place in the heart of the medieval city classified UNESCO.The guided tour begins with a historical explanation of this former cloister classified as a Historic Monument, an architectural masterpiece renovated in 2019 which mixed the old and the modern. It continues in part of the 3 km of underground galleries 20m underground in which the sparkling wines of the Cordeliers are produced, the history of the quarries and the production method are explained there. It ends with a tasting of vintage sparkling wines accompanied by one of the famous Saint Emilion macaroons, in the mezzanine of the 15th century church.

  • Historical visit of the old Cloister of the 14th century classified as a historical monument
  • Visit underground galleries 3 km long dug in the Limestone 20 meters deep
  • Explanation of the traditional method
  • Tasting of 3 differents sparkling wines and macarons

visit + tasting of 3 Crémant + 1 traditional Saint Emilion macaroon - for adults

visit + a non-alcoholic syrup + 1 traditional Saint Emilion macaroon - for minors

Duration1 Hour
Bring along

cold galleries - temperatures at 13 degrees throughout the year

ParticipantsFrom 2 to 19 persons
Important information

if there is more french people during the tour, the guide will speak french and you will have the perfect translation on a paper. You can also ask questions in english. The tasting will be in both languages. 

Further information

Walking tour lasting about 40 minutes, possibility of taking a lift for people with reduced mobility.Tasting for about 20 minutes of 3 Crémants Blanc de blanc, Rosé and Blanc de noir accompanied by a traditional Saint Emilion macaroon. A syrup will be offered for children

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