Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Saint-Emilion

Come and experience Saint-Emilion and its wineries, history and monuments. Well known for its local tours, cycling and spas, this romantic city won't disappoint. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Saint-Emilion

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Saint-Emilion a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Château Guadet (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Chateau Ausone (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Château La Dominique (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Chateau Mauvezin (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Chateau Brun (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Chateau du Tailhas (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Saint-Emilion

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Saint-Emilion is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lac de Gurson (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Les Jardins de Sardy (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Saint-Emilion

The nearest airport is in Bordeaux (BOD-Merignac), located 26 mi (41.9 km) from the city centre.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Saint-Emilion Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around St-Émilion?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 359 holiday lettings around St-Émilion. From 32 villas to 47 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in St-Émilion?

There's nothing quite like the refreshing silence of rural life. No hum of traffic or honking cars. Just you and the soothing calm of the countryside! HomeAway has 164 countryside holiday rentals in this destination. Alternatively, you might be after another type of holiday setting. HomeAway has heaps of rental properties to choose from, including:

  • 124 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 80 riverside holiday accommodation options.
  • 55 waterfront holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in St-Émilion?

Our house holiday rentals are real accommodation for real travellers. With loads of room to move, they're perfect if you want to experience life like a local. There are 126 options available on HomeAway. Prices start at £26 a night. Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Bed & breakfast: 73 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £35 per night.
  • Cottage: 56 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £39 per night.
  • Villa: 27 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £78 per night.

Can I stay in St-Émilion in a large group?

There's nothing better than meeting up with old work colleagues or spending a couple of weeks with your loved ones in an exciting new destination. And the best thing, HomeAway has places big enough for the whole squad. 31 house holiday rentals are listed. Currently, they're the leading option here for big groups. Rental properties around this area that are just right for bigger groups include:

  • Are you on the hunt for places that can sleep 6 guests? We have 52 that will fit the bill. Prices begin from just £35 per night.
  • If you have 8 in your group, you'll be delighted to find out that there are 36 rental properties that are ideal. Prices start at £43 a night.
  • Searching for properties for rent to suit 10 guests? You'll be pleased to find out we have 23 that'll be perfect. You can grab one for as little as £194 per night.

You and the squad will be in good hands when you book your St-Émilion adventure with us!