Near Saint-Emilion and near Bordeaux, the port and its trade ensured the prosperity of Libourne for centuries, leaving a unique heritage in features such as the thirteenth century fortifications, some beautiful chateaux, and gigantic water mills scattered along the banks of the rivers Isle and Dronne. Finally, the churches and chapels, the remains of Romanesque art of the twelfth century, can be found while taking one of the beautiful walks and discovery trails.