Le Relais de Franc Mayne, Sant-Emilion

Hotel. Le Relais de Franc Mayne sits in the middle of a vineyard in Saint-Emilion, one of Bordeaux’s most charming and beautiful towns. It is believed that Romans began using the soil of Saint-Emilion to cultivate grapes as early as the 2nd century. For the wine tourist, Le Relais de Franc Mayne is the perfect place to rest your head after a full day of tasting and exploring this world-famous wine-region. An intimate hotel, with only 9 rooms, each decorated in its own unique theme, consists of a natural swimming pool, a beautiful setting, and scenery of medieval bell towers and sprawling vineyards.

Wine. Le Relais de Franc Mayne makes sure that every guest takes in as much of the wine culture as possible, starting with a free tour of the wine estate, followed by free tasting of Grand Cru Classe wines. As a principal producer of red wines, Saint-Emilion vineyards primarily grow the Merlot and Cabernet Franc grape varieties.