Where to stay around Saint-Émilion?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 312 holiday lettings near Saint-Émilion. From 137 houses to 61 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Saint-Émilion is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Saint-Émilion?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Saint-Émilion. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Saint-Emilion Bell Tower: 757 holiday lettings
  • Collegiate Church of Saint-Emillion: 755 holiday lettings
  • Chateau Ausone: 766 holiday lettings
  • The King's Castle Keep: 760 holiday lettings
  • Gate of Cadene: 758 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Saint-Émilion listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Saint-Émilion?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 137 houses in Saint-Émilion. Our other popular types of Saint-Émilion holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 61 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Castles: 15 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Saint-Émilion?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 154 holiday homes with pool available in Saint-Émilion. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Saint Emilion Holiday Homes

    Make a holiday rental home or villa in Saint Emilion, France your home away from home. Saint Emilion, France

    A listed UNESCO World Heritage Site, Saint Emilion and its surrounding region is a destination for lovers of fine red wines, and those that wish to spend their days exploring the many centuries-old towns and villages in the area. This tranquil location is perfect for those seeking a relaxing getaway or a romantic break in the heart of the Gironde department, with some excellent self-catering accommodation options available to serve as your base.

    Things to do in Saint Emilion, France

    Saint Emilion is a designated World Heritage Site, and the beauty of the town is evident as soon as you step out onto its narrow, cobbled streets. Romanesque churches and ancient ruins can be found in their numbers, and just a short distance from the main centre is a Monolithic Church that is carved from a limestone cliff, from where some excellent and panoramic views can be enjoyed.

    The surrounding countryside is heaven for wine lovers, with an abundance of vineyards to be found in which to taste the excellent wines of the Bordeaux region. Red wines are the staple production of this area, with the Saint Emilion region boasting two Premier Grand Cru Class A wines and many more excellent vintages to its name.

    Amenities in the commune are basic and traditional. This includes a bakery for fresh bread and croissants, a grocery for everyday food items and the all important village bar – where you can enjoy even more excellent wine, whilst you practice for French with the local residents and mingle with the occasional other tourist.

    Places to visit on holiday in Saint Emilion, France

    Libourne (9km) is the principal town in the area, and can be reached in less than fifteen minutes by car. The town has more in the way of amenities, an enjoyable pavement-cafe culture and lists a beautifully-restored Gothic church amongst its most prominent visitor attractions. Libourne is also another important wine-making capital with an impressive number of vineyards – but remember not consume too much if you plan on taking the car!

    Weather in Saint Emilion, France

    Warm and sunny weather from May to September means that summers are long and hot in Saint Emilion. Peak temperatures can be found in July and August – often topping out at 30°C. Despite the warm temperatures the odd shower is common throughout the year – but rainfall is unlikely to ruin your holiday in Saint Emilion.

    Travel to Saint Emilion, France

    Bordeaux – Merignac Airport (BOD) is the place to head to if you are holidaying in Saint Emilion, with the popular tourist hub being 41km from the centre of the commune. British Airways operate the busiest route to this airport from London Gatwick, but there are many other UK routes to choose from, such as a Bmibaby service from Manchester and a Flybe offering from Birmingham.

    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)

    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)