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Clocher de l'eglise Monolithe, Saint-Emilion
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One of the largest European churches built underground, Clocher de l'eglise Monolithe was hewn, starting in the ninth century, from a single rock. This UNESCO World Heritage site was named for the Benedictine monk Emilion, who lived there as a hermit and performed miracles. The church was built by his followers over three centuries. While Emilion was never formally made a saint by the Catholic church, locals included "saint" in the name out of respect for the monk. You can tour the church, including its caves and bell tower, which offers views of the city and gorgeous vineyards. Use our Saint-Emilion vacation trip planner to add Clocher de l'eglise Monolithe and other attractions to your Saint-Emilion vacation plans.
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  • Until you're not inside you do not know what it is. I seemed a place incredible and is spectacular the peculiarity that you gives to the village, entered when them stained glass produced some lights very cosy in tones red. Hopefully you can re do their paintings
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  • Nice to see especially the summer despite the world of freshness on st emilion is nice, not very long and informative
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  • If you are in the region you should necessarily visit this beautiful town. In the atmosphere you can feel the wine and the art of making them. Quite well preserved, clean, tidy, in short very nice. Do not miss to visit its numerous wineries and do some tasting. Essential
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  • Here is the place of red wine. Beautiful view from here.
  • Flott og majestetisk midt i byen!!!
  • The best of a town or city, is to view it from the top to get the best view possible. To do in Saint Emilion should go up to the Bell Tower. The keys are ordered in the fair tourism office opposite and costs €1.5 per person.
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  • Guided tour to do with Saint Emilion tourist office! See, surprising, dazzling, there not only castles and St Emilion wine. There is also history!
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  • Place interesting but very slow service
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