Have you booked your next stay in one of the rooms at Château La Rose Perrière? Your choice honors us. During a getaway, you will be able to discover our terroir and our know-how shaped by our passion. Even if the tranquility of the place is an invitation to meditation and disconnection, you will undoubtedly enjoy discovering the tourist wonders that the territory offers in the surrounding area. Here are some suggestions and recommendations for tours and activities to make your stay with us a break that we hope will be enchanting.
Here you are! You've just arrived at Château La Rose Perrière, greeted by the warm smile of Thomas Romero, our wine tourism steward, who guides you to your room. It's customary at La Rose Perrière to be immersed in the beauty of the surroundings from the very first moment. So we usually suggest you visit the vineyards as soon as you arrive, once you've settled into your new quarters. It's time to take a tour of the property, to discover the gardens where flora and fauna coexist to allow biodiversity to blossom. Yes, biodiversity is encouraged, enriched and considered on a daily basis in the upkeep of the vineyard, because it is beneficial to our vines and ultimately to our wines.
The symbiosis of nature and culture has been the Sylvain family's goal for many years now, and our HVE certification and new organic designation are just a few testimonies. That's why our gardens are home to over 200 species of flowers, shrubs and trees, including fig, apple and olive trees, as well as chickens, ducks, geese, goats, bees and pigeons. Of course, this rich biodiversity is particularly amazing in spring, when the diversity of colors is a delight to the eye. During your visit to the gardens, you'll be told the story of the Sylvain family: you'll learn everything that led this family of coopers to take their turn in promoting the terroir of Lussac-Saint-Emilion in the early 2000s.
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A tour of the vineyard would be incomplete without a visit to the heart of the winery, where La Rose Perrière's magic is at work. The process of vinification and ageing of our wines in barrels and casks will be explained to you, so that the tasting that follows will hold no secrets for you.
The wine tasting, offered at the end of the tour, will give you the opportunity to discover the range of our wines in the Lussac Saint-Emilion, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru or Vin de France appellations: rosé, white, red, the Sylvain family allows our terroir to express itself in a complete wine color chart.
If you'd like to visit the vineyards at another time during your stay, we'll do our best to accommodate your schedule.
For your first evening, there are numerous dining options just 15 minutes away. We'll be happy to recommend the one that will meet your culinary expectations within your budget.
A weekend in Lussac is not complete without a visit to beautiful Saint-Emilion. Its almost immediate proximity, just 15 minutes by car from Château La Rose Perrière, makes it an ideal stopover during your stay with us.
Along the way, drive through the village of Lussac, where you can admire numerous Gallo-Roman remains such as the Villa de Lucius and the Gallic megalith of the Tertre de Picampeau, evidence of the village's long history.
A true open-air museum, the medieval town of Saint-Emilion, with over 2,000 years of history, will amaze you with its winegrowing landscape, which was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999, and 12 must-see monuments, including the collegiate church and its cloister, the 13th-century Tour du Roy (King's Tower) with its 118 steps, or the monolithic church with its bell tower carved out of a single block of stone in the early 12th century... to name but a few!
As you stroll through the village streets on foot, you will undoubtedly be tempted to pop into boutiques, wine merchants and other art galleries. Here, time seems to stand still...take the time to take your time, stroll and give free rein to your curiosity...Several restaurants and cafes will quench your thirst and satisfy your hunger, the opportunity to discover the famous Saint-Émilion's macarons. The hardest part will be making a choice! A stopover at the Saint-Emilion wine house will allow you to learn in a fun and educational way about the cycle of the vine and the history of man through a photo exhibition, a video space and an interactive device to test your sensitivity to aromas.
We advise you to prepare a minimum for your day in Saint-Emilion, some tours such as that of the monolithic church are by reservation only and can be victims of their own success.
The Grand Saint-Emilionnais is made up of 22 villages that you can visit and cross by car or during hikes or bike rides. Vineyards, castles, mills, ponds, the Dordogne river, a natural biosphere reserve, the greate Saint-Emilionnais just begs to be explored...Bike rental is possible in Saint-Emilion.
For your second day with us, we invite you to discover Libourne, a confluent town just 20 minutes by car from our vineyard. Go back in time by visiting its port bastide on the banks of the Dordogne and the Isle, 750 years after its foundation. Stroll through the historic center, let yourself be carried away by the bustle of the Sunday market (in the morning) and on sunny days, if you are up for it, embark on a cruise on the Dordogne! You can also treat yourself to a moment of aquatic relaxation far from the crowds on the surrounding lakes and rivers which offer white sand and turquoise waters. The Dagueys lake (to the north) and its nautical base, the Isle or the Dordogne rivers will give you the opportunity to try probably new and original activities such as water biking, wakeboarding or even canoeing. The Calinesie aquatic center will be an alternative, particularly on days when the weather is not favorable. Its relaxation lagoon (spa and balneotherapy) and its two panoramic terraces overlooking the lake (Lac des Dagueys) as well as its indoor swimming pools will welcome you for a moment of relaxation lulled to the rhythm of the bubbles.
Your are extending your stay with us? In just 35 minutes from Libourne train station, or 50 minutes by car from Lussac, discover Bordeaux and its classical and neoclassical architecture, which has stood the test of time for over two centuries. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2007, Bordeaux's charms can be explored on foot or by tram. Round off your wine tour with a visit to the Cité du Vin, stroll along the quayside and admire the water mirror at Place de la Bourse.
Neighborhoods, sites and monuments, museums, exhibitions - discover all the tourist information you need to plan your Bordeaux getaway on the Bordeaux Tourist Office website: www.bordeaux-tourisme.com.
As you can see, in addition to the pleasure of welcoming you and sharing our profession and our passion with you, we're sure that your stay with us will satisfy all your desires: cultural and wine tourism visits, nature and slow tourism activities, culinary and gastronomic discoveries, water activities...the days won't be long enough to do it all, but here's the perfect excuse to come back and see us again, or to extend your stay with us!
And as the festive season approaches, don't forget that you can give the gift of a La Rose Perrière experience with our gift vouchers!
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