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).

January to March / October to December
Monday to Saturday: 10am-12.30pm/2pm-6.30pm
Sunday: 10am-12.30pm/14.30pm-6.30pm

April to May
9.30am – 12.30pm / 2pm – 7pm

June to September
9.30am to 7pm


During the “Dive Bouteille” event, the shop will be close Sunday 4th and Monday 5th February. The shop will open on Tuesday 6th February. The tour will be accessible at 2.00 pm the same day. 

Last visit 1h30 before the shop closes



Ackerman's caves
Ackerman's caves

Admission fees

Tour : 6€ / From 12 to 17 years old : 4€ 

Guided tour : 8€ / From 12 to 17 years old : 6€.
Only in English in July and August at 4pm. 

Guided tour (groupe as of 15 people) : 5€. Booking required.

Free for people under 12 years old

Visa / Mastercard / Cash / Cheque / Holiday vouchers


Selfguided tours and commented wine tastings (French and English)

In July and August, guided tours in English at 4 pm.

A tasting of sparkling grape juice (without alcohol) is offered to children

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


To access our site, you certify to be of age and to be aware of the regulations in force in your country relating to the information on alcoholic beverages diffused on Internet.

Alcohol abuse is dangerous for your health, consume with moderation.