Domaine de Rateau,
in Bayas, Gironde, charming guest rooms and table d'hôtes near Saint Emilion.
A former wine estate located 18 kilometers from Saint Emilion and its prestigious vineyards, Domaine de Rateau is only 40 km from Bordeaux, easily accessible by road or train.
Charming house with two hectares of parkland with century-old trees, swimming pool of 7 meters by 15, and four comfortable rooms renovated with taste, Rateau is a peaceful and restful place, where you will be received in the rules of the art of French hospitality.
Upon reservation, Emmanuelle Hardouin Duparc will welcome you to her table d'hôtes where you can enjoy seasonal products, accompanied by Bordeaux wines or craft beers from the region... We offer a limited but representative menu of the vineyards of the region.
Different formulas are proposed, from the complete meal to the "Tabla" tasting, served on the terrace or in the dining room.
Guests benefit from a refined and cozy double living room, which overlooks the park, with a beautiful terrace, with library, television and board games. Winter weekends by the fire are very popular here!
In summer, the Ping Pong table is set up in the park.
Domaine de Rateau exhibits works of art all year round that you can admire in the rooms, the common areas, and Emmanuelle's large artist's studio.
Many courses and leisure and relaxation activities are organized throughout the year, we invite you to regularly consult the "Les Courses" section, which is updated several times a year.
Lovers of walks in the forest will find their happiness on foot from the estate, those who like the rivers for fishing or canoeing will find in the immediate vicinity of the estate something to satisfy their passion on the Dronne or on the Isle.
The abbey of Guitres offers organ concerts and musical events in season. Horse lovers will find many stud farms and riding clubs in the surrounding area. The surroundings are rich in historical and cultural heritage, all year round.
For security reasons (small pond, electric fences, proximity to horses), Domaine de Rateau is not suitable for children under 10 years old.
Our animal friends are not accepted.