Come and Visit Ackerman's cellars in Saumur and enjoy an extraordinary trip!

The House of Ackerman invites you to visit the cellars. Embark upon a Journey at the heart of a fascinating world between tradition and innovation, educational information and leisure activities.

The oenological circuit is punctuated by entertainment, smelling games and exhibitions with a dynamic scenography, a festival of colors, and a world of spellbinding aromas.

With family and friends, come and visit Ackerman’s cellars and participate all year long in many events and festivities about wine and gastronomy.

Opening Hours

The Caves are open every day (except on January the 1st and December the 25th).

Because of the Covid-19, the shop and the caves are closed indefinitely.

From January to March
From Monday to Saturday : 10 am -12:30 pm / 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Sunday : 10 am – 12:30 pm / 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm

From April to May
Every day : 9:30 am – 12:30 pm / 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

From June to September
Every day : 9:30 am – 7:00 pm

From October to December
From Monday to Saturday : 10:00 am – 12:30 pm / 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Sunday : 10 am – 12:30 pm / 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Exceptional closures

Because of a power cut, on Sunday, January 19th 2020, the shop is closed in the morning. Opening hours: from 2.30pm until 6.30pm.

Because of the event “La Dive bouteille”, on Sunday the 2nd and Monday the 3rd of February 2020, the shop will be closed.

Ackerman's caves
Ackerman's caves

Admission fees

Tour : 6€ (with or without an audio guide)

Guided tour (groupe as of 20 people) : 3.50€

Free for people under 14 years old

Visa / Mastercard


Selfguided tours and commented wine tastings (French and English)

Digital Tablets (French and English)

From Monday 8th of July until Saturday 31st August 2019, guided tours at 11 am, 3 pm and 5 pm (only in French)

Group tours are available upon reservation only
(From 50 people, we divide the group in two for your comfort.)

Our site (the shop and the caves) is accessible to persons with reduced mobility. The caves are on one level and on stabilized ground. The temperature of the cellars is 12° all year round. The circuit is about 500 meters in the basement, without view on the outside. The tour lasts about 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Large car park inside the site
(cars, camping-car, coaches and bikes)

Ackerman's caves