Papillon is well situated in a beautiful quiet location, set amongst the vineyards on the edge of a small hamlet. There is a large supermarket ten minutes away. Nearby is the town of Castillion-la-Bataille famous for the battle that ended the 100 year war with England, a reenactment of which is staged every summer and well worth a visit.

Boulangerie, Convenience Store, Bar/Restaurant and Tennis Court, all in Saint Philippe d'Aiguille,1.6 kms away by car, closer if you walk though the vines.

Only 12 kilometers away from Papillon is the beautiful, picturesque and famous Medieval Town of Saint Emilion full of restaurants to suit every pocket. It is the oldest wine area of Bordeaux where the Romans planted vines in the 2nd Century AD.

Within easy reach is Bordeaux, a City of 18th Century grandeur, also the Atlantic coast, Arcachon Basin and the Pyla Dune. Also closeby is the town of Libourne with shops and a weekly street Market on Friday morning and Saint-Foy-La-Grande a pretty town to visit, with a large Market on Saturday.

Surrounded by numerous other Towns and Villages to visit, steeped in history and activities to enjoy incuding Golf, Horse riding, Fishing, Boat Cruises, Cycling, Tours and Wine Tasting, to name a few.

Whether you are looking for a quiet relaxing holiday with gentle walks or more active pursuits, in comfortable and beautiful surroundings, Papillon is the ideal place to be.

Saint Philippe

Village Square


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