Saint- Sulpice -de- Faleyrens ( Occitan: Sent Sulpici de Faleirens ) is a commune with 1470 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2011) in the Gironde department in the region of Aquitaine.


Saint- Sulpice -de- Faleyrens lies at a height of about ten meters above sea level. inst about one kilometer east of the Dordogne and about seven kilometers ( route ) southeast of Libourne and five kilometers southwest of Saint- Émilion.



In the municipality of wine production for centuries. The wines are usually marketed through the appellations of Bordeaux and Bordeaux Supérieur.


On the history of the place is like nothing published so well; we only know of two visits of Henry of Navarre in the years 1582 and 1583 Château Lescours.


  • On the territory of the municipality is of about 5.50 meters tall menhir de Peyrefitte, a testament to the megalithic cultures formerly also active in southwestern France. The huge limestone shows few traces of processing and is washed out by the rain. He has already been recognized in 1889 as a monument historique.
  • The Parish Church ( Église Saint- Sulpice ) is a Romanesque building from the 12th century with aisles of a later period - received original is still the apse. In the early 19th century the church was a neoromanischer bell tower on the south side added, whose spire is visible from afar the place. The church is recognized as a monument historique since 2008.
  • The Château Lescours dates back in parts to the 15th century and is located - as a winery - is privately owned. It may sell some of its wines under the appellation Saint- Émilion.