Chateau Saint Ahon, Blanquefort

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Once the home of French political philosopher and writer Charles de Montesquieu, Chateau Saint Ahon now houses an acclaimed winery that has been named a "remarkable monument" by the French government. The original structure was destroyed during the French Revolution, and the current version was reconstructed in 1875 in the Louis XIII style. Tour the house, vineyard, and winery--ending your journey with a wine tasting. To visit Chateau Saint Ahon and other attractions in Bordeaux, use our Bordeaux trip planner .
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  • We organized a pacs in this castle and we have had to rent us from all points of view: nice room overlooking the winery, very nice... Everything was perfect.
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  • Very nice place for family walks. You can see animals and beautiful views of the wine cellar. A small children's playground and picnic area. Will surely come.
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  • Worth the visit, whether for large or small, we appreciate the visit of the cellars and the Park. Children are fond of the ride and little games of questions and answers that are very interesting to learn the different stages of vinification. Their rates are reasonable if not rent their room for a rather privileged clientele.
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  • Great way to spend a few hours and suitable for kids.
  • Lovely vineyard camping car site. 3 Euros per camping car. Quiet and beautiful and they have some very nice wines in their little shop.
  • The guided tour as one of the gardens have allowed us to spend a very nice time authentic and exotic. Don't miss: the shop! We have been very welcomed and recommended. For having tasted a few vintages products and different regional (wine of the Castle salt, Apple juice, terrines) we can tell you that you won't be disappointed!
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  • Step France Passion for the campsite operators; very friendly; great place to settle in the vineyards; also very good wines
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  • Very nice place for a wedding. The room is not very big but very nice as well as the exteriors
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