Our photo spots

Local gems

Through the lens: we guide you to the most beautiful photo spots in the area. Welcome to a visual exploration of the hidden treasures of the Grand Saint-Emilionnais. Discover iconic locations offering unique photographic opportunities.

Les Moulins de Calon - Rustic charm

Les Moulins de Calon, located in Montagne, features charming windmills set amongst the vines. Capture the contrast between the rustic structure of the windmills and the delicacy of the surrounding vines.

Bell tower of the Monolithic Church of Saint-Émilion - Architectural Mystery

The monolithic church of Saint-Émilion, with its impressive bell tower, offers great opportunities for architectural photos. Use the play of light at different times of the day to highlight the different landscapes in front of you.

The wash-houses of Saint-Émilion - Retro charm

These ancient structures add a quaint, retro touch to your photos. Capture the charm of a bygone era in the heart of the town.

Le Cloître des Cordeliers - Monastic serenity

The Cloître des Cordeliers in Saint-Émilion offers a peaceful, monastic atmosphere. Explore the alleys of this 14th-century cloister and capture the serenity of the arcades, gardens and medieval architecture.

Tour du Roy - A bit of height

Climb to the top of the Tour du Roy in Saint-Émilion for a breathtaking view over the rooftops of the village and the surrounding area.

Vineyard - At sunrise or sunset

The vineyards offer magnificent views, especially at sunrise or sunset. Find a spot to capture the warm colours illuminating the hills and rows of vines.

The Dordogne - River landscape

Explore the footpaths along the Dordogne river for varied views of the river landscape.

There are also,

 reading tables located throughout the Saint-Emilionnais area. As you make your way through the area, discover these 20 reading tables, which will give you a better understanding of the landscape and heritage. The many points of interest presented by these tables form a coherent and complementary itinerary: the promise of a real experience at the heart of the Jurisdiction!

These landmarks offer a fantastic opportunity for anyone with an interest in our beautiful region to discover it in a different way. Landscapes, monuments and other features form the chapters of a story told by historian David Souny and photographer Franck Haudiquer for the "Juridiction de Saint-Émilion, Patrimoine Mondial de l'Humanité" association:

Where can you discover these 20 reading tables?

  • Vignonet - On the banks of the Dordogne, the old medieval port
  • Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens - The Pierrefitte menhir
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Lisse - The Tourans cross, former oppidum of Niort
  • Saint-Hippolyte - The church of Saint-Hippolyte
  • Saint-Laurent-des-Combes - Church square with a view of the combe
  • Saint-Pey d'Armens - The town hall garden, hosannière cross and royal way
  • Saint-Christophe-des-Bardes - Château Haut-Sarpe, panorama and water mills
  • Saint-Christophe-des-Bardes - Château Barde-Haut, view of the valley
  • Saint-Emilion - Chemin de la pège
  • Saint-Emilion - View from Ausone over the vineyards in town
  • Saint-Emilion - Gardens and quarries in the rue des douves
  • Saint-Emilion - Rue du Couvent, view of the Tour du Roy and the bell tower
  • Saint-Emilion - Logis Malet
  • Saint-Emilion - North-western enclosure of the town
  • Saint-Emilion - Moat of the Cardinal Palace
  • Saint-Emilion - Place du clocher, a balcony overlooking the town
  • Saint-Emilion - Market square, view of the monolithic church
  • Saint-Emilion - Tour du Roy and the Ursulines Convent
  • Saint-Emilion - Brunet Gate and panoramic view of the valley
  • Saint-Emilion - Bouqueyre square

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