Cycling loop: The first Grands Crus Classés
This 15 km loop with a fairly flat profile is for all wine enthusiasts who wish to catch a glimpse of the prestigious wine properties of Saint-Emilion. The route winds between the vines of these renowned Châteaux located on the famous limestone plateau around the village.
At the corner of the Tourist Office and the Maison du Vin, take Rue des Anciennes Ecoles.
At the end of rue des écoles, leave Porte St-Martin on your right and turn left into rue du Couvent.
Pass behind the Tour du Roy and continue straight.
Pass the old Porte Sainte-Marie and in the rue des douves facing the quarries, turn left to take the alley "Porte Sainte-Marie".
At the end of the lane, go up Rue de la Madeleine on the right.
Go past Ch. Ausone and continue up the path.
At Clos La Madeleine, continue to the stop sign at Ch. Belair-Monange.
At the stop sign, continue straight on towards Ch. Canon.
Facing the cross, follow the main street to the right.
At the stop sign, at the bottom of the descent, turn left towards Ch. Angélus.
Go past Ch. Angélus and Ch. Coutet. Descend for 1 km.
At the hamlet, turn right towards Ch. Arnaud de Jacquemeau.
At the intersection, near Ch. Granc Mayne, turn right towards Ch. Laroze. Pass in front of the property and continue straight until the stop sign.
At the stop sign located at the intersection with the D243, turn right and immediately left towards Ch. La Fleur Picon.
Take the 1st left, in the direction of Ch. Bezineau.
At the crow's feet, go straight ahead, leaving Ch. Bezineau on your right.
Cross the place called Fortin passing in front of Ch. Monlabert (on the left).
At the crossroads, leave Ch. Ripeau on your right and turn left. Walk along the vines, especially those of Ch. La Dominique (La Terrasse Rouge restaurant) on the right.
At the stop sign, turn right onto the D245 and pass in front of Ch. Cheval Blanc and Ch. Tour du Pin Figeac.
At the stop sign on the D244, continue opposite to go towards Pomerol.
At the stop sign on the D121 at Ch. Certan, turn right towards Néac and Lussac.
Pass in front of Ch. Pétrus then continue straight on the main road.
Turn right after Pétrus to follow the Chemin de Chantecaille towards Maillet.
At the give way, continue straight past Ch. La Croix-Chantecaille.
At the stop sign, turn left on the D244 towards Ch. Corbin.
Go past Ch. Grand Corbin d'Espagne and Ch. Corbin to go down and take the road to the right towards Ch. Grand Corbin Manuel.
At the intersection, take the 1st left and go past Ch. Grand Corbin.
At the intersection, pass in front of Ch. Jean Voisin (on the left) and Ch. Chauvin (on the right) then continue straight on.
At the next crossing, turn left towards Ch. de Rol.
At the intersection, facing the STVE panel, turn right and drive towards Ch. Moulin du Cadet.