Chateau Saint Ahon, Bordeaux

#7 of 29 in Historic Sites in Bordeaux
Castle · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Once the home of French political philosopher and writer Charles de Montesquieu, Chateau Saint Ahon now houses an acclaimed winery that has been named a "remarkable monument" by the French government. The original structure was destroyed during the French Revolution, and the current version was reconstructed in 1875 in the Louis XIII style. Tour the house, vineyard, and winery--ending your journey with a wine tasting. To visit Chateau Saint Ahon and other attractions in Bordeaux, use our Bordeaux trip planner.
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  • Our group of 9 made an unannounced stop at Chateau Ahon at the end of the day, because our children wanted to see the animals. I’m so glad we did! This is a charmingly hospitable family-owned...  more »
  • Very good tour from an informative and engaging guide. We were part of a half day tour from the Bordeaux Tourist Centre and not sure if you can can do a tour without being part of a group. Wines were....  more »
  • Great people, great wine. We just stopped by to taste some wine. Garden walk was enjoyable but nothing special. Not able to tour the castle or inside the winery. Still, we are glad we stopped by.
  • Pretty to gaze at, but no access. Small but nicely stocked wine tasting room and gift shop.

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